Business Education

Undergraduate candidates seeking to teach at the secondary level (grades 9-12) must have a primary major in Business Education. A program combining middle and secondary business education is also available for those interested in certification in grades 5-12.

Applicable degrees: Bachelor of Science only

ACCT 213 Principles of Financial Accounting

ACCT 223 Principles of Managerial Accounting

BUSN 303 Business Ethics

BUSN 363 Financial Management

BUSN 413 Business Law I

BUSN 423 Business Law II

BUSN 481 Interviewing Techniques

BCIS 103 Survey of Computing

ITBU 203 Introduction to Application Development

BCIS 303 Information Technology Theory and Practice

ECON 113 Macroeconomics

ECON 123 Microeconomics

ENGL 433 Business Writing

MGMT 303 Management Concepts and Practices

MRKT 313 Introduction to Marketing

ITBU 213 IT Infrastructure

ITBU 323 Enterprise Architecture

ITBU 333 System Analysis and Design

ITBU 313 Introduction to IT Security and Risk Management

ITBU 363 Business Intelligence

BCIS 403 Management Applications of Information Technology

BCIS 453 E-Commerce

EDUC 313 Curriculum Development for Secondary Education: Seminar and Field Experience

EDMS 423 Implementing Business Education Programs

EDMS 453 Teaching Business Education in Grades 5-12: Seminar and Field Experience

EDUC 210 Field Experience I Seminar

EDCL 211 Teaching Field Experience I

EDPS 383 Psychology of Teaching & Learning

EDUC 213 Foundational Perspectives of Education

EDUC 301 Professional Growth and Portfolio Development

EDUC 303 Methods of Teaching

EDUC 373 Technology and Instructional Media

PSYC 313 Human Growth and Development

PSYC 343 Adolescent Psychology

EDUC 410 Field Experience II

EDCL 411 Teaching Experience II

EDPS 453 The Exceptional Child

EDRD 423 Integration of Literacy Instruction in Content Areas

EDUC 401 Professional Growth and Portfolio Development II

ETOP 423 Classroom and Behavior Management

ESCL 476 Student Teaching: Secondary School (Grades 9-12)

EDUC 471 Student Teaching Seminar

All degree plans reflect the new Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) certification rules which take effect August 1, 2017. Candidates able to complete all requirements for graduation and certification by July 31, 2017, may opt to complete under the outgoing compendium requirements.


Ms. Kathleen C. Wendt
Director of Teacher Certification Advising
Office: FLD-312
Phone: 314-392-2324

Mrs. Ricki Roth
Undergraduate Education Advisor
Office: FLD-349
Phone: 314-744-7656

Melanie Bishop, Ed.D

Dean, Education Division; Associate Professor of Education

Paula Bennett, M.A.

Associate Professor of Communications

Mary Ann Bouas, Ed.S.

Assistant Professor; Education Division Scheduling Coordinator; Undergraduate Advisor

Holly Brand, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology

Sheri Brandt, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor; Dean of Troy/Wentzville RLC

James Chellew, M.A.

Site Coordinator, MBU in Arnold Regional Learning Center; Assistant Professor of Education

David Collum, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Natural Sciences; Data Analyst; Director of Assessment

Mary Ann Conaway, Ph.D.

Professor of Education

Tammy Cox

Assistant Professor, Director of Teacher Education

Tonia Crane, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education

Tim Delicath, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Educational Research

Diane Denney, Ph.D.

Professor of Education; Director of Special Education

Mark Engelhardt, Ph.D.

Professor of Education

Amber Henry, Ed.D.

Professor of Education, Dean Jefferson County and Farmington Regional Learning Centers

Edward Hillhouse, Ed.D.

Professor of Education; Dean, Franklin County Regional Learning Center

Susan K. Hladky, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education; Director of Field Experience

Clint Limoges

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Alicia Noddings, Ed.D.

Assistant Dean, Education Division; Assistant Professor; Director of Early Childhood & Early Childhood Special Education

Lowell Pitzer, M.A.

Coordinator of Physical and Health Education Programs; Assistant Professor of Education

Laura Rauscher, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education and Counseling

Larry Richardson, M.S.Ed.

Coordinator of Graduate Advising; Instructor of Human Services and Counseling

Julia Schroeder, Ph.D.

Professor of Education and Natural Sciences; Dean – Southern Illinois Regional Learning Centers
618-985-3741, ext. 8114

Shelton Smith. Ed.D.

Director of K-12 Educational Leadership Programs; Professor of Education

Thomas M. Smith, Ed.D.

Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics; Professor of Education/Health and Sport Sciences

C. Scully Stikes, Ph.D.

Professor of Counseling and Sociology

Marsha Tierney, M.S.

Site Coordinator, Franklin County Regional Learning Center; Assistant Professor of Education

C. Clark Triplett, Ph.D.

Vice President for Graduate Studies and Academic Program Review; Acting Director of the Doctor of Education in Higher Education Leadership; Professor of Psychology and Sociology 

Christine Ward

Assistant Professor Counseling