Teacher Education

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 credit hours of coursework

Economics
3 credit hours of coursework

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 Proficiency 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.