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BS in Business for Secondary Education

Students who enroll in Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education program can prepare to teach business and entrepreneurship skills to secondary students. Read more about Grand Canyon University's program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education

School Offering Program:

Grand Canyon University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Students considering enrolling in Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education program should be interested in teaching business skills to secondary students. All applicants to Grand Canyon University bachelor's programs should already have a high school diploma or the equivalent; some programs have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education program at Grand Canyon University is designed to give graduates a complete business degree, while also equipping them to teach business skills in a secondary classroom. Students have the opportunity to graduate with a foundational knowledge base in topics ranging from finance and marketing to classroom management and curriculum design. Students seeking teacher certification may need to complete hands-on experience, including student teaching and practicums, as well as pass state exams.

Learning Format:

Online and on campus

Program Length:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Grand Canyon University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education

The Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education program includes general education requirements and core courses. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Grand Canyon University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Courses (34-40 credits)

  • University Foundations courses including one or more of the following:
    • Success in Science
    • University Success 103
    • University Success 303
    • University Success in the College of Education
  • Effective Communication courses including one or more of the following:
    • 21st Century Skills: Communication and Information Literacy
    • English Composition I
    • English Composition II
  • Christian Worldview courses including one or more of the following:
    • Christian Worldview 101
    • Christian Worldview 301
  • Critical Thinking courses including one or more of the following:
    • Applications of College Algebra
    • College Mathematics
    • 21st Century Skills: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
    • Environmental Science
  • Global Awareness, Perspective, and Ethics courses including one or more of the following:
    • U.S. History Themes
    • General Psychology
    • Everyday Sociology

Required General Education Courses (8 credits)

  • Early Adolescent and Adolescent Psychology
  • Essentials of Economics

Program Core Courses (80 credits)

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Survey of Special Education: Mild to Moderate Disabilities
  • Introduction to Computer Technology
  • Financial Accounting
  • SEI English Language Teaching: Foundations & Methodologies
  • Arizona and Federal Government
  • Personal Finance
  • Social Justice for Educators
  • Content Area Literacy for Middle and Secondary Teachers
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Business
  • Fundamentals of Business Finance
  • Middle and Secondary Curriculum and Assessment
  • Organizational Behavior and Management
  • Data-Driven Instructional Methods for Middle and Secondary Teachers
  • Advanced Methodologies of Structured English Immersion
  • Strategic Management
  • Methods of Teaching Business in Middle and Secondary Schools
  • Business Statistics
  • Classroom Engagement and Management for Middle and Secondary Teachers
  • Student Teaching for Secondary Education

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Beyond this bachelor's degree in Business for Secondary Education, students may be interested in pursuing master's level programs that build on the foundational knowledge of their undergraduate degree. Graduates could develop further expertise in education or business or pursue a subject that adds a specialty focus, such as marketing or leadership. Degree options include:

  • Master of Education in Secondary Education
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration in Marketing
  • Master of Science in Leadership

Career Paths:

Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education program is designed to give students the foundations of both business and teaching. This background could be used to pursue positions in educational settings or with public organizations and private companies. Possible careers include:

  • Middle school teacher
  • High school teacher
  • Business program director
  • Business executive
  • Educational/entrepreneurial consultant

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