Business & Marketing Content Pre-requisites

Students interested in business and marketing teacher certification (grades 5-12) first complete a bachelor’s degree with a major in Business prior to entering the teacher certification program at the graduate level. Students must apply and be accepted into the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree program in order to complete teacher certification. Please review the admission requirements for the MAT program at the "how to apply" tab:

Those students who do not complete a major in this content area must complete prerequisite courses as indicated below to be eligible for application to the program. These prerequisite courses may be taken in post-baccalaureate status through the University of Louisville or through another accredited institution upon approval of an Education Advisor. An overall 2.50 grade point average is required for certification. Applicants who have remaining prerequisite, content courses should have an official transcript evaluation prior to enrolling in those courses.

  • ACCT 201, Principles of Accounting I (3 hours)
  • ACCT 202, Principles of Accounting II (3 hours)
  • BSTA 201, Business Statistics (3 hours)
  • ENGL 306, Business Writing (3 hours)
  • CIS 100, Introduction to Microcomputer Applications (3 hours)
  • CIS XXX, Computer Information systems elective (3 hours)
  • CLAW 301, Legal Environment of Business (3 hours)
  • MGMT 301, Management and Organizational Behavior (4 hours)
  • ECON 201, Principles of Microeconomics (3 hours)
  • MKT 301, Principles of Marketing (3 hours)
  • MKT 311, Supply Chain Management or MKT 350, Consumer Behavior (3 hours)

† - Courses restricted to students admitted to UofL College of Business. Please contact the Education Advising Center for assistance in the permission process.