BSEd Four-Year Degree Plan: Business Education

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

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The following degree plan, last reviewed 07-05-2022, is based on the 2021-22 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

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Life Sciences or Physical Sciences (no lab) - General Education 3-4
Total hours 14-15

Second semester (spring)

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Life Sciences or Physical Sciences (with lab) - General Education 3-5
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Take Missouri General Education Assessment (if needed)
Total hours 15-17

Third semester (fall)

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Cultural Competence - General Education 3
Total hours 15

Fourth semester (spring)

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The Arts - General Education 3
Humanities - General Education 3
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Total hours 15

Fifth semester (fall)

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EDC 150 (only for transfer students seeking PEU 015 credit) 0
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Total hours 17

Sixth semester (spring)

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Total hours 18

Apply for student teaching

Student teaching applications are due:

  • February 1 if student teaching in the upcoming fall (semester seven).
  • August 1 if student teaching in the following spring (semester eight).

Seventh semester (fall)

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Total hours 16

Eighth semester (spring)

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Total hours 12

Tips for success

  • You are responsible for checking all course prerequisites.
  • A grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in business content and 3.0 in professional education are required to student teach and for certification.
  • Requirements for admission to Teacher Education include:
    • Completion of 45 or more credit hours.
    • Passing score on ACT or Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA).
    • COM 115 completed at "C" or higher; SEC 302 completed at "B" or higher.
    • Completion of Missouri Volunteer and Employee Criminal History Service (MoVECHS) waiver and fingerprinting.
    • Professionalism contract and student contract.
  • Take the Missouri Content Assessment (MoCA) exam in the fall of your senior year.
  • Student teaching is 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday in the classroom.
  • Planning to attend graduate school? This major can lead you to an accelerated master's degree in educational technology.

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