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Workforce Education
444 Gamble Street
GEC-C 301
Tallahassee, FL 32307



Bachelor of Science

Department of Workforce Education

College of Education - Florida A&M University

Tallahassee, Florida

The Business Education undergraduate program is designed to prepare a student to teach all business-related courses at the middle and high school level.  This program fulfills course requirements for Business Education certification in the State of Florida.


Suggested Curriculum Sequence for Undergraduate Business Education

 First Semester 
AMH 2020
U S History 1865-Present
ENC 1101
Freshman Communication Skills I
HSC 1100
Health for Modern Living OR
HSC 3107Healthy Lifestyles for Students
OST 1100
Keyboarding/Speech Recognition
PHI 2010Introduction to Philosophy3
  Total Semester Hours15
 Second Semester 
AMH 2091Introduction to African History3
ENC 1102Freshman Communication Skills II   3
DEP 2004Human Growth and Development3
MAC1105College Algebra3
EDG 3004Overview and Orientation1
*OST 1110Document Processing I3
 Total Semester Hours16
 Summer Semester 
EDF 1005Introduction to Education3
MTG 2206College Geometry          3
SPC 2600Public Speaking3
 Total Semester Hours9


  First Semester 
BSC 1005Biological Science w/Lab4
GEB 2001Introduction to Business3
MGF 1107Liberal Arts Math II3
**OST 2120Document Processing II3
PSY 2012Introduction to Psychology3
 Total Semester Hours16
  Second Semester 
ECO 2013Principles of Economics I3
EDG 2701Teaching Diverse Populations3
EME 2040Introduction to Technology for Education3
OST 2335Business Communications3
PSC 1121Introduction to Physical Science w/Lab4
 Total Semester Hours16
Note: One of the following may be used for the second HUM course: AMH 2010, 2020, 3571, 3572; AML 3010, 3122, ARH 2050, 3000, 3610, 4410, 4414; ENL 3013, 3023; EUH 3100, 3120, 3501; LIT 2110, 2120, 3110; MUH 3116, 3211, 3212; MUL 2111, 2112; PHI 20120, 3101, 3100, 3200, 3600, 3700; PHH 3400, 3600 PHM 3120; REL 2000.
 First Semester 
ACG 2021
Financial Accounting Principles               
BTE 2000
Intro to Information Technology
BTE 3068
Principles of Business Education
ECO 2023
Principles of Economics II 
*OST 3716
Advanced Word Processing        
 Total Semester Hours
* Prerequsite - OST 1100
**Prerequsite OST 1100 & OST 1110
 Second Semester 
ACG 2071Managerial Accounting Principles 3
BUL 3320Business Law - Business Education     3
EDF 3430Measurement & Eval in Education3
*OST 3639Integrated Computer Applications3
OST 4404Administrative Support Systems3
 BTE 4410Methods of Teaching Business Subjects3
  Total Semester Hours18
 First Semester 
ESE 3341Theory and Practice in
Secondary Schools  
OST 4500Office Management   3
OST 4816Desktop Publishing3
TSL 4324

ESOL Survey of Strategies for Learning for Secondary Schools     

RED 3333Teaching Reading in Content Area3
 Total Semester Hours15


 Second Semseter 
BTE 4945Student Teaching (Grades 6-12)6
 Total Program Hours126

Visit the Center for Academic Success for criteria to gain admission into the Teacher Education Program. If you have not gained admission into the professional teacher education program because of FTCE/GK deficiency(s) you will be permitted to register for restricted upper division professional teacher education courses provided you enroll in the appropriate EDG 4002, FTCE TEST PREPAREDNESS COURSE(S).

Visit the department office (GECB 307) or the Center for Academic Success (200 GECB) for course restriction list.

Any undergraduate student admitted without two years of one foreign language or American Sign Language or the equivalent of such instruction at the post-secondary level (except those exempted in Rule 6C-6.004(1) C, FAC) must complete eight semester hours in one foreign language prior to graduation.