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B.S. MAJOR BUSINESS EDUCATION (Teaching) (BEDT)

58 S.H. (No Minor Required)

REQUIRED COURSES (52 S.H.)

Business Education (34 S.H.)

BUED 201 Keyboarding (1)

BUED 203 Document Production and Procedures (2)

BUED 215 Personal Finance (3)

BUED 320 Business Technology (3)

BUED 330 Advanced Business Technology (3)

BUED 333 Business Communication (3)

BUED 335 Information Resource Management (3)

BUED 340 Integrated Information Systems Applications (3)

BUED 360 Interpersonal Business Relations (3)

BUED 401 General Methods and Foundations (3) 

BUED 403 Technology and Business Teaching Methods (3)

BUED 435 Information Systems/Personnel Management (3)

BUED 490 Capstone Seminar (1)

Accounting (6 S.H.)

ACCT 211 Financial Accounting Principles (3)

ACCT 212 Managerial Accounting Principles (3)

Economics and Finance (9 S.H.)

ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics (3) 

ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)

FIN 360 Corporate Finance (3) OR

FIN 201 Introduction to Finance (3)

Business Administration (3 S.H.)

BUSA 291 Legal Environment of Business (3)

Marketing (3 S.H.)

MKTG300 Principles of Marketing (3)

 

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES (3S.H.)

Business Administration

BUSA 106 Introduction to Business (3)

Business Education

BUED 218 Job Search Strategies-Resume (1)

 

BUED 219 Job Search Strategies-Ap. Letter & Interview (1)

BUED 336 Information Services Seminar (1)

BUED 350 Quality of Work Life (3)

BUED 410 Administrative Communication (3)

BUED 412 Team Building (1-3)

BUED 440 Training and Employee Development (3)

BUED 441 Training Techniques and Media (3)

BUED 470 Seminar in Training and Education for Business (1-3)

Business Management

MGMT 427 Management Development (3)

Education

EDUC 442 The Adult Learner (3)

 

Other electives may be taken with approval from the student's advisor.

NOTE: Refer to the Education Department for required Professional Education Sequence for Secondary Majors courses.

Course Descriptions

BUED 201 Keyboarding (1 SH): Computer keyboarding proficiencyand mastery are developed withskill building andproofreadingtechniques. Technique, speed, and accurancy are emphasized. Offered each semester.

BUED 202 Introduction to Word/Information Processing (3 SH): Knowledge and application of word processing, spreadsheet and database software for personal use. Includes problem-solving and production using integrated software. Prerequisite: BUED 201 or equivalent.

BUED 203 Document Production and Procedures (2 SH): Fundamental word processing software knowledge and skills are developed for personal and business uses. Current input devices and methods, such as voice and slate, are included. Prerequisite: BUED 201 or equivalent. Offered yearly.

BUED 206 Administrative Procedures (3 SH): Administrative procedures and methods for implementing the administrative support function.

BUED 215 Personal Finance (3 SH): For all students. Units focus on the major personal financial planning problems that individuals and families encounter. Emphasis on using the activity involved with personal financial planning as a framework for developing effective money management practices. Consumer units include budgets, banking, tax strategies, investments, credit, insurance, real estate, interest, pensions, and estate and retirement planning. Offered each semester.

BUED 218 Job Search Strategies: Resume (1 SH): An examination of job search strategies with emphasis on the written and oral communications necessary to market oneís potential. Special focus on developing a competitive resume. Offered each semester.

BUED 219 Job Search Strategies: Application Letter and Interview (1 SH): An examination of job search strategies with emphasis on the written and oral communications necessary to market one's potential. Special focus is placed on developing effective application correspondence, follow-up correspondence, and interviewing techniques. Offered each semester.

BUED 320 Business Technology (3 SH): Intermediate design principles for print-based documents and computer-generated outputs such as word processing, database, spreadsheets and use of presentation and voice recognition technology. Publishing features will be used to enhance materials graphically for more effective communication. Prerequisite: BUED 203 or equivalent. Offered yearly.

BUED 330 Advanced Business Technology (3 SH): Expert concepts of word processing, database, spreadsheets and use of presentation and voice recognition technology. Provides a vocabulary and understanding of computers in business, including business application software. Prerequisite: BUED320 or equivalent. Offered yearly.

BUED 332 Business Report Writing (1-2 SH): Principles and practices for effective written reports. Emphasis on a functional writing style applied to routine, periodic and analytical reports. Includes formal reports based on secondary and primary research methods.

BUED 333 Business Communication (3 SH): The application of a functional writing style to produce effective business communications: memos, correspondence, and short informal reports. Includes basics of communication management, communication technology, intercultural business communication and collaborative organizational writing. Offered yearly.

BUED 335 Information Resource Management (3 SH): A study of information and image media systems, and the structures and functions related to the planning, controlling, organizing and leadership activities of the information and image systems manager. Image media as information storage include paper, micrographics, computer-output microfilm, electronic and other forms of information generation, recording, and storage. Focuses on image technology, computer-based records management systems, archival management, forms design, control policies and procedures, legal retention requirements, disaster prevention and recovery, information value and security, and information as a critical organizational asset. Offered yearly.

BUED 336 Information Services Seminars (1 SH): A series of seminars to include such topics as time management, administrative workplace layout, interpersonal relations, microcomputer applications in the administrative area, active listening, and applied problem-solving.

BUED 340 Integrated Information Systems Applications (3 SH): Information management systems concepts for the user and/or designer of information systems; systems analysis design system outputs, inputs, data files, methods and procedures, and systems and procedures analysis. Includes software applications. Overview and introduction to networking technologies and foundations of local area networks. Prerequisite: BUED 203 or equivalent. Offered yearly.

BUED 350 Quality of Work Life (3 SH): Focuses on a quality of work life approach to diversity in the workplace including gender, cultural, age, social, racial and ethnic differences. Examines professional and interpersonal dynamics within organizational cultures, human resource values and politics. Includes leadership styles and career enhancement strategies. An experiential approach to attitudinal and professional development. Offered alternate years.

BUED 360 Interpersonal Business Relations (3 SH): Confronting and coping with interpersonal problems specific to the business environment. Focus is on strategies for managing productive work relationships. Includes leadership styles, power and authority, listening and feedback skills, conflict resolution, relating to minority groups, and multi-cultural business relationships. Offered yearly.

BUED 397 Information Services Internship (3 SH): Practical administrative management work experience in a supervised workplace setting. Contact BUED faculty for requirements. Offered each semester. P/NC only.

BUED 398 Training & Development Internship (3 SH): An on-the-job supervised work experience in training and development. Contact BUED faculty for requirements. Offered each semester. P/NC only.

BUED 399 General Internship (1-6 SH): On-the-job supervised work experience in administrative information systems. Credit applies to general electives, not to major credits/requirements. Contact BUED faculty for requirements. Offered each semester. P/NC only.

BUED 401 General Methods (3 SH): A course for business teacher preparation in the methods and materials of business education. Topics include philosophical foundations of business education, general curriculum trends, and instructional change. Focuses on the refinement of teaching abilities and competencies required in the teaching of business law, consumer education, general business, and economics. Open only to BUED teaching majors. Recommended prerequisites: EDUC 305 and EDUC 312. Offered yearly. Grade only.

BUED 403 Technology and Business Teaching Methods (3 SH): A study ofstrategies for teachingtechnology and business subjects. Teaching practices are related to theories of learning and include specific techniques of classroom management, motivation, planning, evaluation, and appropriate useand management of technology. Open only to Business Education majors. Recommended prerequisites: EDUC 305 and EDUC 312. Offered yearly. Grade only.

BUED 410 Administrative Communication (3 SH): Leadership communication for personnel at all organizational levels. An emphasis on spoken communication includes such topics as persuasive proposals, presentations, case analysis, meeting management, the visual briefing and multimedia and communication technology applications. Offered yearly.

BUED 412 Team Building (1-3 SH): Introduces teamwork concepts and skills as a collaborative approach to improved performance. Covers structural and process attributes of teams with the objective of enhancing team leader and participant effectiveness; focuses on designing and implementing an effective system blending individual and team performance. Team participation skills applied to collaborative class activities. Offered yearly.

BUED 434 Word/Information Processing for Paralegals (3 SH): Knowledge of word/information processing in the paralegal profession. Includes information processing software and legal research using the Internet. Prerequisite: basic keyboarding proficiency. Offered yearly. Grade only. Not open to BUED majors.

BUED 435 Information Systems/Personnel Management (3 SH): The study of effective management for the information function in organizations and principles of administrative personnel management. Focuses on the feasibility, design, justification, implementation and evaluation of administrative information systems. Administrative policies and procedures applied to personnel issues, recruitment and hiring, performance appraisal, employee productivity, and managerial communication. Prerequisite: BUED 330. Offered yearly.

BUED 440 Training and Employee Development (3 SH): An overview of the training and development field with an emphasis on the systems approach to training program design. Focuses on the key phases of training program development: reassessment, needs analysis, design implementation and evaluation. Includes the principle of instructional design using the experiential learning approach. Offered yearly.

BUED 441 Training Techniques and Media (3 SH): Instructional techniques, methods and multimedia to use for effective employer-based learning delivery systems. Topics include trainer styles, training structures and formats, instructional presentation skills, training aids and technology, and computer-based training. A skills-based approach to effective training for adult learners. Offered yearly.

BUED 470 Seminar in Training and Education for Business (1-3 SH): Specific subject matter is arranged by the business education faculty. May be repeated when offered with different subject matter content and title. Offered yearly.

BUED 480 Independent Studies in Training and Education for Business (1-3 SH): Reading and/or research in relevant areas of a studentís special interest. Prerequisite: instructorís permission.

BUED 490 Capstone Seminar (1 SH): A synthesis of major course work and internship experiences for seniors in BUED programs. A comprehensive analysis and compilation of studentsí learning outcomes; a culminating experience and evaluation of indicators that demonstrate studentsí success in achieving program learning outcome goals. Offered yearly.

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