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  • Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics, and Government

    The Business Education Information Technology Program

    McKenna School Business Education majors will

    • develop the requisite intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills allowing them to ethically address complex real-world challenges and opportunities ;
    • achieve superior high school teaching skills;
    • learn to write persuasively and with creativity;
    • develop excellent presentation skills;
    • satisfy the requirements of the PA Department of Education, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, and the Liberal Arts core of Saint Vincent College. 

    See the Education Department section of the Bulletin and your advisor for the Education minor and teaching certification requirements. Students receive Business Education Information Technology Certification—K-12.

    Business Core (40 credits)
    BA 100* Financial Accounting I (freshman year) - 3 credits
    BA 104* Introduction to Management (freshman year) - 3 credits
    BA 220 Principles of Marketing (sophomore year) - 3 credits
    BA 265 Management Information Systems (sophomore year) - 3 credits
    BA 305 Business Ethics (junior year preferred) - 3 credits
    BA 320 Corporate Finance I (sophomore year) - 3 credits
    BA 340 Business Law (junior year) - 3 credits
    BA 350/ MA 208 Statistics I (sophomore year) - 3 credits
    BA 495 Business Policy and Strategy (senior year) - 3 credits
    EC 101* Principles of Microeconomics (freshman year) - 3 credits
    EC 102 Principles of Macroeconomics (freshman year) - 3 credits
    PS 100* Principles of American Politics - 3 credits
    MA 109/111* Calculus I (freshman year) - 4 credits

    Business Education Major (21 credits):
    BA 150 Managerial Accounting (freshman year) - 3 credits
    BA 230 Introduction to Entrepreneurship - 3 credits
    BA 250 Global Management or BA 251 International Business - 3 credits
    BA 310 Taxes I - 3 credits
    BA --- Business Elective (300 level or above) - 3 credits
    CS 110 Computing and Information Science I - 3 credits
    EL 109* Business Communications - 3 credits

    Education Requirements (see education advisor) (44-45 credits)
    PY 115 Educational Psychology - 3 credits
    PY 214 Adolescent Development - 3 credits
    PY 290 Psychology/Education of the Exceptional Student - 3 credits
    PY 381 Educational Psychology - 3 credits
    ED 100 Foundations of Education - 3 credits
    ED 103 Field Experience I or ED 207 Practicum in Education - 1 credit
    ED 205 Strategies and Techniques of Instruction - 2 credits
    ED 206 Field Experience II (Can be taken simultaneously with ED 205) - 1 credit
    ED 208 Classroom Partnerships and Inclusion - 3 credits
    ED 220 Academic Intervention and Differentiation in the Content Areas - 2 credits
    ED 306 Teaching of BCIT - 3 credits
    ED 322 Field Experience III: K-12 & Secondary Instruction and Theory - 1 credit
    ED 390 Teaching Nonnative and Culturally Diverse Students - 3 credits
    ED 400 Field Experience IV: Pre-Student Teaching - 2 credits
    ED 410 Field Experience V: Student Teaching 8 to 9
    ED 411 Professional Seminar - 3 credits

    College Core (45 credits)
    TH 119 First Theology (freshman year) - 3 credits
    Theology (200 Level) - 3 credits
    Theology (300 Level) - 3 credits
    History (100 Level)  - 3 credits
    History (200 Level)  - 3 credits
    PL 101 1st Philosophy - 3 credits
    PL 215 Ethics or PL 216 Ethical Problems* - 3 credits
    Natural Science 100 Level with lab - 4 credits
    Natural Science 200 Level with lab - 4 credits
    EL 102 Language and Rhetoric (freshman year) - 3 credits
    English (Literature Course) - 3 credits
    CA 235 Introduction to Web design (AR 235--cross listed for BEIT only) - 3 credits
    Foreign Language Intermediate Level - 3 credits
    Foreign Language Intermediate Level - 3 credits
    First-Year Seminar (additional hour) - 1 credit

    * College core recommendation: PL 215 Ethics or PL 216 Ethical Problems.
    ** Total required for the Business Administration Education Information Technology major is 61 credits. After completing major requirements, Education requirements (44-45 credits), and the College Core (45 credits), Business Education Information Technology majors will have completed 150-151 credits at graduation.  

    Students obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education will possess the necessary prerequisite coursework to satisfy the standards of our accrediting agency (The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs). Students will achieve knowledge in the following areas: management, accounting, marketing, economics, statistics, finance, business ethics, legal environment of a business, business policy and strategy, quantitative skills, global dimensions of business, and information systems.