About the Program
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE/CAEP) Accredited
The B.S. degree program in business and marketing education leads to initial certification to teach business and marketing subjects in New York State.
Enrollment in all teacher education programs follows the guidelines for "Admission to Teacher Education Programs" found in this catalog. Applicants who do not yet meet all admissions criteria should consult with the department.
All teacher education programs include a clinical/field component. If you have been convicted of a felony, your criminal history record may impede your ability to complete this program and/or become a NYS certified teacher. Please review Buffalo State's Admission of Persons with Prior Felony Convictions Policy.
Completion of a Buffalo State Educator Preparation Program leads to a college recommendation for NYS Teacher Certification. Buffalo State cannot determine the acceptability of an Educator Preparation Program for licensure/certification in another U.S. state or territory.
To access Buffalo State’s full Interstate Disclosure document, including a full list of education departments for other states, go to teachercertification.buffalostate.edu/teaching-other-states.
In this teaching field, applicants for a teaching certificate must also have an equivalent of one year of occupation-related work experience, which they may obtain through the field experience courses as part of the business electives.
About the Career and Technical Education Department
122 Bacon Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-4717
Intellectual Foundations Requirements
33-39 credit hours 33-39
Business Major Requirements (30 credit hours)
BUS 300 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 3
BUS 312 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 3
BUS 313 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 3
BUS 320 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3
BUS 324 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION 3
BUS 325 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3
BUS 334 BUSINESS LAW I 3
BUS 350 CURRENT PRACTICES IN BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY 3
BUS 360 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3
BUS 430 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 3
Professional Education Major Requirements (33 credit hours)
CTE 301 FOUNDATIONS OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION 3
CTE 302 CURRICULUM AND EVALUATION IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION 3
CTE 303 INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION 3
CTE 311 CAREER MENTORING 3
CTE 402 ASSESSMENT IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION 3
CTE 404 METHODS OF TEACHING CAREER AND TECHNICAL SUBJECTS 3
BME 415 STUDENT TEACHING IN BUSINESS EDUCATION 6
BME 416 STUDENT TEACHING IN BUSINESS EDUCATION 6
CTE 421 CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS 3
Required Courses in Other Fields
EDU 416 TEACHING LITERACY IN MIDDLE AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS 3
SPF 303 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: MIDDLE AND SECONDARY EDUCATION 3
All College Electives
12-18 credit hours 12-18
Total Credit Hours 120