Teacher Education & Pre-Law

The Department's faculty advises students pursuing licensure in teacher education, public accounting, law, or public administration to help them select appropriate electives that support certification or preparatory work for additional professional study. Students who seek licensure in teacher education may major in any of the Department’s majors but must also comply with requirements and policies for admission to and retention in the Teacher Education Program.

BUSINESS COURSES REQUIRED FOR VIRGINIA TEACHER LICENSURE:

Accounting (6)

Economics (3)

 

Foundations of Business: 12 semester hours in four areas selected from the following:

Business Law

Business Principles

Human Resource Management

Marketing

Finance

 

Communication: 15 semester hours, one course in each area:

Communications

Business Systems and Procedures

Computer Applications

Word Processing and Information Systems

Keyboarding (can be demonstrated by Profi ciency Test or transfer credit)

 

Supervised Business Experience: 3 semester hours

Cooperative Education

Work Experience

Observation

Internship

 

Consult the director of the Teacher Education Program for a list of professional courses and admission requirements.


Faculty of the Department Business and Economics offer the courses listed in the course menu on a regular basis. The Department offers certain required courses only in fall semesters or spring semesters. Other courses may be available less frequently, such as once every other year. Students are responsible for working with their departmental advisor and planning carefully to schedule required courses when they are offered. The Department does not offer independent study for regularly scheduled courses listed in the course menu.