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Business Education: BS, BA

Business Education
Business Education combines the fundamentals of business with skill in teaching those principles to Junior High and High School students. You will study topics such as accounting, management, business, web design, image and video editing. Through student teaching, you will also gain hands-on experience in teaching and classroom management. The program focuses on helping students explore and apply concepts in the business field and instruction skills. This program is ideal for those with a desire to educate young students and inspire them to build business careers of their own.
  • Accounting and bookkeeping
  • Business teacher
  • Financial manager
  • Loan officer
  • Tax preparer
  • Administrative assistant
  • Desktop publisher
  • Human resource assistants
  • Computer technical support
  • Web design • Management
  • Office assistant
  • Small business manager

Admission Requirements

In addition to Utah State University’s admissions requirements, this program has additional requirements:

  • Freshmen: New freshmen admitted to USU in good standing qualify for admission to this major.
  • Transfer Students: Transfer students from other institutions and students transferring from other USU majors need a 2.75 total GPA for admission to this major.
  • STEP Requirements: In order to be accepted into STEP, students must go through an application process, which includes the following: 
    • Complete 60 semester credits with a minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Complete certain core courses (see department for more information)
    • Complete a speech and hearing test
    • Pass the Teacher Education Writing Exam
    • Provide an unofficial copy of  your transcript
    • Pass a criminal background check (this should be done one semester before submitting the application)

International students have additional admissions requirements.