Oct 07, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Marketing and Business Education, B.S. (Business Education License)

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         Marketing and Business Education, B.S. (Business Education License): 4-year sequence  


Are you creative and like to direct and plan activities for others? Are you interested in enhancing your knowledge and skills to better express your passion for marketing and business? UW-Stout’s Marketing and Business Education program combines all of these interests into one program.

The disciplines of marketing and business contribute significantly to the intellectual and career development of students in an age of innovation and invention. Graduates of the program will be prepared to teach in middle and secondary classrooms. Graduates are also prepared to enter careers in business and industry that expand on their real-world experience.

The program is also offered with a distance option for geographically bound students seeking teacher certification.

General Requirements
Bachelor of Science

Total for graduation 124 credits  
General Education 40 credits  
Major Studies 84 credits  

Although it is not a requirement for graduation, students should be aware of the fact that they must acquire a minimum of 4,000 hours of occupational experience before they can be certified to teach Marketing in Wisconsin. Students enter the program with “pre-education” status. Earning a 2.75 or better grade point average and passing a required skills test will formally move them into the Marketing Education program.

Note: Students are required to maintain a 2.75 grade point average throughout the marketing and business education program. Grade point of 2.0 (C) or better is required in each designated * course prior to student teaching.

This program is designed to meet the requirements for licensure in the State of Wisconsin. If you reside outside of Wisconsin, please note that UW-Stout cannot confirm whether this program (or course) meets requirements for professional licensure in your state. Students from other states will need to contact their state regarding licensure requirements.  See the following website for additional information. 

Program Requirements

Racial and Ethnic Studies (6 credits*)

Three credits must be selected from RES category (A).

Global Perspective (6 credits*)

Complete 6 credits of global perspective (GLP) approved courses, including GLP-approved instructor-led study abroad courses, or complete a program of university-approved work or university-approved study abroad not led by UW-Stout instructors.

General Education Requirements (40 credits*)

Analytic Reasoning and Natural Science (10 credits)

Remaining courses must be from the areas of analytic reasoning and natural sciences. At least one mathematics or statistics course and a natural science course with a lab are required.

Arts and Humanities (6 credits)

Courses must be from two or more areas including art history/music & theater appreciation, creative/performing arts, foreign language and culture, history, literature, and philosophy.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

Remaining course must be selected from: Anthropology, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology. 

Cross-disciplinary Issues (3 credits)

Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning (3 credits)

Selectives (3 credits)

Selected from GE-approved courses.


* MBE, CTE, EDUC, ENGL, SPED, SPCOM, RDGED designated courses require a “C” or better to count for the program.