Business Education Courses

 

Business and Marketing Education Courses


BUED 197. WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

BUED 299. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-15 Credits.

BUED 302. BUSINESS COMMUNICATION. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: junior standing.
This course focuses on oral and written communication strategies, theories and models with an emphasis on the principles of effective business writing in the digital workplace. Students work directly with small businesses to conduct primary research and collect industry research in order to develop a formal research report and a professional business presentation. Students receive hands-on experience by working in collaborative groups and presenting the final report and presentation to the small business owner. The course is designed for all disciplines and a variety of majors.

BUED 396. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-5 Credits.

BUED 399. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.

BUED 425. WORKPLACE COMMUNICATIONS USING COMPUTER APPLICATIONS. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: junior standing or permission of instructor.
This course provides an opportunity for students to learn Microsoft and Adobe products through workplace simulations: project-based learning. Students develop new documents from workplace scenarios in order to develop problem solving and critical thinking skills. Workplace communication scenarios, such as meetings, give students hands-on learning experiences to communicate using computer applications. The course provides students with opportunities to create and design formal and technical documents such as reports, letters, charts, spreadsheets (including functions), databases, graphs, newsletters, PivotTables, flyers, etc.

BUED 470. INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE FOR TEACHERS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: BUED 425.
In this course students learn best practices for teaching the following computer science concepts in order to develop computer science teaching skills: Global Impact/Social Issues, Programming, Computational Thinking, Computer Science Instructional Methodology, Mobile Applications, Area Networks (LAN and WAN.) In all sections of the class, you will learn the introductory steps and frameworks a teacher will need for student success in learning highly technical and advanced computer science topics for grades 4-12.

BUED 475. METHODOLOGIES USED IN BUSINESS, ACCOUNTING, BUSINESS ENGLISH AND MARKETING. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: ACCT 251, BUED 302, MKTG 310.
This course provides industry certification opportunities to enhance workplace communication by project-based learning and practical workplace simulations. Students create professional Microsoft and Adobe documents through problem solving and critical thinking skills to design formal and technical documents: reports, letters, mail merge, forms, presentations, spreadsheets, functions, charts, databases, newsletters, pivot tables, etc.

BUED 476. INSTRUCTIONAL METHODOLOGIES USED COMPUTER APPLICATIONS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: BUED 425.
This course provides an opportunity for students to develop microcomputer applications’ instructional strategies. Students study different instructional methods and how to implement them into either planning units and lesson plans or employee training material. Students receive hands-on opportunities to demonstrate methodologies and technology classroom management in preparation to instruct computer application content areas and employability skills to an audience.

BUED 496. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-5 Credits.

BUED 497. WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

BUED 498. SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

BUED 499. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.

BUED 599. INDEPENDENT STUDY. 1-5 Credits.

BUED 600. THESIS IN BUSINESS EDUCATION. 1-5 Credits.

BUED 601. RESEARCH REPORT IN BUSINESS EDUCATION. 1-5 Credits.

BUED 695. INTERNSHIP-BUED. 1-5 Credits.

BUED 696. COLLEGE TEACHING INTERNSHIP. 1-5 Credits.

 

Career and Technical Education Courses


CTED 299. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-15 Credits.

CTED 300. INTRODUCTION TO CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION. 4 Credits.

Notes: Industry and Business Route/Plan 2 students may simultaneously take CTED 492.
Pre-requisites: acceptance into the CTE Plan 2 program.
An introduction to the elements of Career and Technical Education and Plan 2/business and Industry Route certification. This course includes current components of education in Washington State and the nation, the process for CTE certification, as well as the implication for CTE.

CTED 301. PHILOSOPHY OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION. 4 Credits.

Notes: Industry and Business Route/Plan 2 students may simultaneously take CTED 492.
Pre-requisites: junior standing or permission of the instructor.
Study of the role of Career and Technical Education (CTE) in the American education system at all levels including the history of CTE, program standards and frameworks, advisory committees, state and federal regulations, and CTE funding.

CTED 309. CTE CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: junior standing or permission of instructor.
Course addresses minor issues such as school law and abuse and mandated reporting. The course also includes instructional practices that provide inclusive learning environments to support diverse learners at both the secondary (7–12) level and today’s business environment. Students develop instructional skills in identifying barriers to learner success, selecting strategies that support learners while differentiating learning for individual success—while incorporating strategies to assist others to become self-managers and accountable for their actions and learning.

CTED 341. CTE SECONDARY STRATEGIES. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: junior standing or permission of instructor.
This course addresses continuous improvement of instruction through reflective practices for two groups of students. Career and Technical Education (CTE) students: Develop edTPA lesson plans and focus on instructional alignment of assessments to standards and outcomes in order to evaluate instructional effectiveness through data collection and analysis. Participants collect evidence of professional instructional growth with self-reflections to experience the teacher/principal evaluation project. Corporate Training (CT) students: Develop employee training manuals and focus on instructional alignment of assessments to standards and outcomes in order to evaluate instructional effectiveness through data collection and analysis. Students collect evidence of professional instructional growth and self-reflect on effective instructional strategies: problem-solving, metacognitive and task-based.

CTED 396. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-10 Credits.

Experimental.

CTED 398. SEMINAR. 1-15 Credits.

CTED 399. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.

CTED 474. ADMINISTRATION OF WORK-SITE EDUCATION. 4 Credits.

Notes: Industry and Business Route/Plan 2 students may simultaneously take CTED 485 and CTED 492.
Pre-requisites: CTED 301.
Course provides students the opportunity to satisfy the certification requirements for candidates pursuing qualifications to teach CTE work-site learning and career choices. Includes instruction in the areas of work-site learning, occupational analysis, student leadership, workplace safety, and advisory partnerships.

CTED 485. MANAGEMENT OF CTE PRACTICUM. 1 Credit.

Notes: Industry and Business Route/Plan 2 students may simultaneously take CTED 300, CTED 301 or CTED 474.
Pre-requisites: CTED 300 or concurrent enrollment.
Students will complete 60 hours of classroom instructional practicum to demonstrate student learning as well as an assessment tool for CTE certification.

CTED 492. CTE PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO. 1 Credit.

Notes: Industry and Business Route/Plan 2 students may simultaneously take CTED 301 or CTED 474. This course may be repeated for credit.
Pre-requisites: CTED 300.
Students create a professional development portfolio to organize CTE competencies and curriculum design as they progress through the Plan2/Business and Industry Route program.

CTED 495. PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP. 1-15 Credits.

CTED 497. WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

CTED 498. SEMINAR. 1-15 Credits.

CTED 499. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.