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Information Technology majors (except those majoring in Business

Education 1 must take a minimum of 5(1 percent of their degree
requirements (i.e., at least 60cr) in nonbusiness coursework.

Mi MATH 115 or 121 or 123

(2) MATH 2 14 or 216 or 217.

Required < out sea:

II MG 210 Introduction to From I nd I Application

II Mi. Jiti Introduction to Back End Business Applii

II Mil >nii Systems rhcory and Practice
( ontrolled 1 lectives

•■> 1 ii any 11 M< 1 courses except II M< > 101 and 201

I I I Minoi course requirements must be completed with a minimum
cumulative GPAol 2 o

(2| [FMG «HI is both .1 core course and requirement lor the minor

(3) MIS minoi should include a concentration in all IFMG course
result, QBI S courses w ill not be counted towards the minoi

Department of Marketing

Website: marketing

I'.u mm. d s. Bhagat, Chairperson; Batra, Bebko, Byramjee, 1
Krishnan, Sciulli, Sharma, raiani; and professor emeritus Weiers

I he Bac beloi ol s, ience degree « ith a major in Marketing program is
designed to prepare its majors foi a wide range ol careers m private and
public sector marketing, including sales management, retailing, brand

1 advertising, distribution and logistics, customer relationship

management, marketing research, public relations, marketing foi nonprofit

dzabons, e-commerce, and international marketing. The program

locuses on integrating technical knowledge in all areas ol marketing with
analytical and communication skills to prepare students lor the challenges

..1 the global competition in the twenty-first century.

Bachelor of Science-Marketing (*)

Liberal Studies: As outlined in Liberal Studies section

with the following specifications:

Mathematics: MATH 115

Social Science: ECON 121, PSY( 101

Liberal studies Electives: 9cr, BTED/COS< ll MG 101,
ECON 122. MATH 214. no courses with MKTG prefix

( ollege: Business Administration C ore-
Required C nurses:

ACC1 2(11 Accounting Principles I 3cr

\( l I 2tl2 Accounting Principles II 3ci

Bl AW 235 Legal I avironmenl of Business 3cr

nisi 321 Business and Interpersonal Communications Jci

||\3I0 Fundamentals of Finance Jci

11 \Ki (00 Information Systems rheory and Practice 3cr

MGMT310 Principles of Management 3cr

MiiMI J30 Production and Operations Management *cr

MOMT 495 Business Policy 3cr

MKTG 320 Principles of Marketing 3cr

QBI S215 Business Statistics Jcr



Major: Marketing

Required Courses:

MKHi ^2 1 Consumer Behavioi

\IKIii42d Marketing Management
MKTG 421 Marketing Research
MKTG 422 Seminar in Marketing
Controlled Electives: Five courses from the following:
Mi. Ml MKTG J50, MKTG 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435,
MKTG 436, 437, 438, 439, 440, 441. 481 (3ci max),
MK Hi 4s2 (3cr max), 4 l »5 (3cr max), a ma\muim ol two
(6cr) senior-level non-MKTG prefix courses from comple-
mentary areas 1 such as ACCT, COMM, ECON, GEOG, JRNL,
II MG, M \l II. \U i\l I. PSV 1 . etc ) to meet individual student
n and career preparation needs (with advisor permission)

Free Electives: (Maximum of5cr in nonbusiness courses)







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Total Degree Requirements:


If the student graduates with no more than a maximum of I20cr, no
more than 50 percent, or 60cr. can he business-related courses H 1 1 I >
C'OSC IFMG 101, QBUS 215, and all ECON courses are considered

Minor-Marketing (1)

(for Business Majors in the ECOBIT only)

Required Courses:

MKTG 320 Principles of Marketing
MKTG 32 1 Consumer Behavior
MKTG 420 Marketing Management
Two additional MKTG courses



( l ) Minor course requirements must be completed u ith a minimum
cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Department of Technology Support and Training

Website: lei hnologysupport

LeAnn Wilkic, Chairperson; Ali. McPherson, Mensch, Moore. Szul.

Willis, Woodland; and professors emeriti Bianco. Brandenburg, Mahan.

Moreau, Morris, Polesky. Rowell. Sheeder, Steigmann, Woomer

This department offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Science in Edu-
cation with a Business Education major. Bachelor of Science with a major in
Business Technology Support, and a two-year Associate of Arts degree in
Business with a Computer and Information Technology emphasis.

Business Technology Support Major (Bachelor of Science)

The Business Technology Support majors are equipped to be versatile pro-
fessionals. The program encompasses the knowledge, skills, and attitudes
required of a professional who provides support to users of information
technology to maintain and improve overall organizational effectiveness
This program places emphasis on understanding how technology contrib-
utes to individual and work group performance and to behavioral factors,
such as communications, ergonomics, training, and change.

The curriculum is designed to challenge students to understand their
dynamic role from both an organizational and individual viewpoint. Grad-
uates of the program can pursue career paths such as website managers,
technology trainers, help desk administrators, e-business designers, local
area network administrators, and documentation curriculum developers as
they relate to enterpnsewide solutions, support services, and technology

1 he department welcomes minors. A minor provides Business majors with
the opportunity to complement their major with business technology
support courses.

Business Education Major (Bachelor of Science in Education)

The IUP Business Education program is accredited by the National Council
for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The program leads to
the degree of Bachelor of Science in Education and Pennsylvania teacher
certification in business, computer, and information technology for grades

The program in business education is dedicated to preparing teachers who
will be qualified and certificated to instruct students to live and work in a
business environment. In 2001). the business education program was
honored as the nation"s oustanding program h> the Association for Career
and Technology Education.

The major is intended for those interested in leaching in public elemen-
tary, junior middle, and senior high schools, vocational-technical schools.
private business schools, or industry Students have a choice of the follow-
ing certification areas: business, computer, and information technolo
marketing education.

A minimum ( IPA. in accordance « ith Pennsylvania standards, is required to
apply for admission to teachei education, to take major courses in the

department, and to student leach. Sec details of the IUP 3-Step Process in
the section "'-Step Process loi leachci I ducation" in the College ol I ilu

cation and Educational fechnolog) section of this catalog (also see the

Department of Technology Support and Training Student Handbook I I lie
candidates for certification must also complete successful!) the core
battel) and Specialization sections Of the Praxis examinations

Before graduation, each business education student must document comple-
tion of 500 hours of business work-related experience I Ins experience can
be acquired during summer vacations and in offices on the campus during
the regular school term. Previous documented experience may also ac-

Bachelor of Science in Education-Business Education (*)(1)

Liberal Studies: As outlined in Liberal Studies section

with the following specifications:

Mathematics: MATH 115

Natural Science: Option I recommended

Social Science: ECON 121, PSYC 101

Liberal Studies Electives: 6cr, ECON 122. MATH 214. no

courses with BTED prefix

College: Professional Education Sequence: (2)
BTED 31 1 Methods in Business and Information

Technology I
BTED 312 Methods in Business and Information

Technology II
EDEX 301 Education of Students with Disabilities

in Inclusive Secondary Settings
EDSP 102 Educational Psychology
EDSP 477 Assessment of Student Learning: Design

and Interpretation of Educational Measures
I Dlt 242 Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Experience I
EDUC 342 Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Experience II
EDUC44I Student Teaching
EDUC 442 School Law






3c r





Required Courses:

Business Education Core 22cr

ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I 3cr

ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II 3ci

BLAW 235 legal Environment of Business 3cr

BTED 309 Keyboarding for Educators lcr (3)

BTST 105 Introduction to Business 3cr

BTST 321 Business and Interpersonal Communications 3cr
IFMG 300 Information Systems: rheorj and Practice 3cr

MKTG320 Principles of Marketing lei

Select from one of the following two certification options:
Business. Computer, and Information
Technology Certification: (4)
BTED/COSCTFMG 101 Computer I iterac)
BTED 470 Technology Applications foi Education
.i i Hardware Support Solutions

HI SI Ho telecommunications
BTST 383 Microcomputer Software Solutions
BTST 401 Web Design

Marketing Education Certification: |4i
nil D( use II Mil mi Computet I iteracj
DEDU 413 Methods and I valuation in Marketing I ducation
MKTG 433 Advertising

\1K 1 1 1 4 !*> Professional Selling and Sales Management

MKTG 436 Retail Management

MKTGXXX Marketing I lective (advisor approved)
















(#) Total Degree Requirements:


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i • i See requirements leading to icacbci certification, tilled Vdmiuion to

reachei I ducation" in the < ollege ol I ducation and I ducational

r« hnology 5c< (ion ol tins catalog
1 1 1 According to Pennsylvania ( ommonwealth guidelines, student

be certified k 12 and not in separate anas Vn exception is Marketing

I ducation
(2) Students electing preparation i"i Marketing certification are

required to take nil l> (12

It 1 1 I) 109 (Icr) or advisoi approved elct live

Students can transfei credit from anothei regional!) accredited


See advisor) paragraph "Timclj ( ompletionol Degree Require

ments" in the section on Requirements fot < Iraduauon.


Bachelor of Science-Business Technology Support

Libera] Studies: As outlined in 1 Studies section

wiih the following specifications

Mathematics: MATH 115

social Science: I i I IN 121, PSY( 101

Liberal Studies Electtves: 9cr, BTED/COSI IFMG 101

I ( on 122, MATH 214, no courses with HI SI prefix

( ollege: 13

Required Courses: Business Administration (ore

\i i I 201 Accounting Principles I lei

\i t I 1^2 Accounting Principles II Jcr

HI \w J' 1 ' Legal Environment of Business 3cr

Blsi 521 Business and Interpersonal Communications Jcr

I IN 310 Fundamentals of Finance 3cr

IFMG 300 Information Systems: rheory and Practice 3cr

\lo\lI *>lo Principles ol Management to

\Ki\ll 130 Production and Operations Management lei

MGMT495 Business Policj 3ci

MKTG 320 Principles of Marketing !ci

QBUS215 Business Statistics 3cr


Required Courses:

BTS1 273 Hardware Support Solutions ici

HIST 310 relecommunications Jci

BTST 31 1 Training Methods in Business and

Information Technology Support Icr

Hisi 183 Microcomputer Software Solutions lei

BTST 411 Technology Support Development Jcr

BTS1 "413 Enterprise rechnologj Support lei

BTST 480 Seminar in Business rechnologj Support 3cr

i i 'st II \H, 152 1 AN Design and Installation ici

( ontrolled Electives: Pwo 3cr courses from the following: 6cr
BTED 201 Internet and Multimedia
HISI 401 Web Design

BTST 4i)2 Website Development and Administration
BTST 443 Internship

COS( 1 10 Problem Solv ing and Structured Programming

COSC 104 Interactive Internet Programming with Java

Free Electives: ( I )

Total Degree Requirements:

( I ) Business rechnologj and Support majors arc required to take a mini-
mum of sii percent of their degree requirements i.e., a minimum of
60ct in nonbusiness coursework ECON 121 and 122 will be
considered "nonbusiness" lor purposes ol lliis calculation


level skills io enhance employment options lot additional information,
contact the departmeni 1003

Associate of Arts Degree

Offering specialization in compute) ami information technology i< II i the

He oi \ns degree w ith a nujoi in Business is designed to be- a two-
yeat curriculum with these objectives
I lo provide business occupational education with the opportunii

specialization in I 1 1

lo enable the student io entci < 1 1 and


t lo enable the Student to upgrade Ins her skills and knowledge U)

quali i hi busines nmeni

I lo provide the foundation to continue education in a four-year degree

program I Ins program is offered ai the Indiana campus only

Associate of Arts-Business-Computer and Information
Technology Specialization

I Iberal Studies: \s follows
English: I NGI 101, 202
Fine Vrts: 3cr

Health and Wellness: hi
Humanities: Ills I 195
Mathematics: MATH 115

Natural Science: 4cr

Social Science: PSYC 101

Liberal Studies Electives: HI I IX OS< IFMG 101, ECON 122

Major: Business ( Associate) (ore
Required Courses:

\i I I 201 Accounting Principles I

At I i 202 Accounting Principles II

BLAW 235 Legal I n\ ironmenl of Business

BTED 2 l >3 Praclicum: Computer and Information

Technology ((IT) or advisor-approved elective

BTST 105 Introduction to Business

I'. |\| 2"' Hardware Support Solutions

BTST 310 relecommunications

HI si 311 I laming Methods in Business and
Information Technology Support

BTST 321 Business and Interpersonal Communications

BTST 383 Microcomputer Software Solutions

Total Degree Requirements:







Minor-Business Technology Support (1 )

l lor Business Ma|ors in the ECOBIT only)

Required Courses:

BTST 273 Hardware Support Solutions
BTST 310 relecommunications
BTST 383 Microcomputer Software Solutions
Three courses from the following:
BTST 31 I Training Methods in Business and

Information Technology Support
BTST 4IH Web Design

HISI 402 Website Development and Administration
BTST 41 1 Technology Support Development
BTST 413 Enterprise Technology Support







( I ) Minor course requirements must be completed with a minimum
cumulative GPA ol 2

Tech Prep

The department has signed articulation agreements with high schools

throughout Western Pennsylvania Graduates of these approved pro

have the opportunity to schedule advanced courses and develop higher-


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The College of Education and Educational Technology

Mary Ann Rafoth, Dean

A. Keith Dils, Associate Dean for Teacher Education

Edward W. Nardi, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Lloyd Onyett, Assistant Dean for Information and Communications Technology

Since its founding in 1875 ;is the Indiana Normal School, Indiana Univer-
sity of Pennsylvania has been widely recognized for its excellent programs
in teacher education. Although the scope of the university has been greatly
expanded, the College of Education and Educational Technology continues
the tradition of preparing outstanding teachers to serve the students of the
commonwealth and the nation.

I he college comprises eight multidimensional departments and one center
which offer twenty-live programs leading to the bachelor, master, and
doctoral degrees. The departments in the college are Adult and Community
Education, Communications Media. Counseling, Developmental Studies,
Educational and School Psychology. Professional Studies in Education,
Special Education and Clinical Services, Student Allans in Higher Education,
and the Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation.

The college is well known for its opportunities to practice "hands-on"
learning. Over five hundred students enjoy early field experiences each
semester. In addition, the college places about live hundred student teachers
each year in public schools which provide a full semester of supervised
teaching experience. Students are encouraged to take advantage of a full
range of activities offered in urban, rural, and multicultural settings.

Practical experiences are important for students majoring in communica-
tions media. Students in this program are prepared in one of the largest
internship programs in Pennsylvania. They select supervised work
experiences with agencies throughout the commonwealth and neighboring
states; many students are so successful in their internship placements, they
are hired immediately upon graduation.

Mission Statement

The College of Education and Educational Technology provides leading-
edge development and growth opportunities for students and professionals
in education and allied fields.

Vision Statement

The college will be known nationally and internationally for the prepara-
tion of practitioners in education to serve a global society. The college will
be prepared to serve a clientele of graduate and undergraduate scholars from
increasingly diverse backgrounds. Teacher scholars will apply diversified
delivery systems to instruction, research, and service to meet the contem-
porary societal challenges.

Undergraduate Degrees, Majors, Minors, and Concentrations

Bachelor of Science degrees

Communications Media. Disability Services

Bachelor of Science in Education degrees

Elementary Education (Urban Track available)

Early Childhood Education/Pre K.-Gradc 6

Speech-Language Pathology and \udiology

Education of Exceptional Persons

Deaf Education

Vocational technical Education

Minors Communications Media. Deal Studies. I ducation of Exceptional
Persons, Educational Psychology, Educational technology

Concentrations Mathematics. Reading

Track College of Education and Educational Technology Honors Program

K-12 and Secondary Education Programs

Eberly College of Business and Information Technology Business

College of Fine Arts Art I ducation, Music Education

College of 1 lealth and I luman Sen ices Family and Consumer Sciences

Education. Health and Physical Education
College of Humanities and Social Sciences English, French, Social

Studies (Anthropology, Citizenship, Economics, Geography, History,

Political Science, Sociology), Spanish
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Biology. Chemistry.

Earth and Space Science, General Science. Mathematics, Physics

Graduate Programs

Master of Education degrees- Business Education Workforce

Development. Early Childhood Education. Education of Exceptional
Persons, Educational Psychology, Elementary and Middle School
Mathematics Education, Literacy. Master's in Education, Mathematics.
School Counseling

Master of Arts degrees - Adult and Community Education. Adult Education
and Communications Technology Track. Community Counseling.
Student Allans in Higher Education, leaching I nglish. leaching English
to Speakers of Other languages

Master of Science degree Speech-Language Pathology

Graduate-Level certifications Reading Specialist, School Psychologist,

Elementary/Secondary Principal. Superintendent's I ettei of I ligibility

Doctor of Education degrees Administration and Leadership Studies,
Curriculum and Instruction. School Psychology

Doctor of Philosophy degree Communications Media and Instructional


Information describing master's and doctoral programs in education mav be
found in the current issue of the Graduate School ( alalog.

Associations and Organizations

American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education i \ \< I I >

American Association of Health and Physical Education (A \IIPI I

American Society for Training and Development (ASTDl

American Speech-Languagc-I [earing Association ( \SI 1 \ i

Association for Childhood Education International (A< I li

Council for Exceptional Children KM

Council of Education of the Deaf (CED)

National Association for the Education ol Young Children (NAEYC)

National Association ol School Psychologists (N \SPi

National Broadcasting Society (NBSi

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (N( Ml I

National Council of Social Studies

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

National Council of Teachers ol English

Pennsylvania Department of I ducation (PD1 |

Teachet Education Council ofState Colleges and 1 niversities (TE< S| t I

Degree Requirements

All bacheloi degree candidates must satisfactorily complete a minimum of

l^o credits to include all liberal studies and major requirements All B
loi ol Science in I ducation degree candidates must also complete the M P
! Step Process foi Teachei I ducation as defined bj Chaptei J54 ol the
Pennsy Kama Education Code and in accordant e with university policies

Honors Track, College of Education and Education Technology

The Honors Track enables students to participate in advanced stud) in the

areas ol learning and instructional theory, motivation to leant, assessment
oi student learning, classroom management, and the psychology of
adolescent education I he honors track is encouraged foi exceptional

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students in the field >'t education Honors couraework is recorded on
university transcripts, and students completing the Education Honors [rack
will be recogni/cd til departmental commencement ceremonies

Eligibility and Requirements: I Ins track is open by permission to Edu
cation majors I" apply, an application should be tiled with the I ducational
.mil School Psychology Department chairperson Students ma) apply upon
acceptance to II P, 01 current students mav make application folio'
completion ol one semcstei ol coursework Applicants must have .1 mini
mum 1.25 GPA in total university 01 high school courseworl to apply sin
dents accepted prioi to taking I DSP 102 complete 1 DSP 102 II 1 11
two »i the following electives I DSP H II . and

493 II Students accepted following completion ol a nonhonors section of
I DSP |02 will be required to lake .ill three ol the courses offered (I DSP
573 II . 176 II . and 178 II 1 in addition to 477 II and the Honors Intern
ship Students musi earn at least .1 H in each course completed foi the track
to proceed and maintain .1 ) 25 cumulative GPA I" determine how Honors courses will be integrated into existing requirements foi then major,
students should consult theii advisors

College of Education and Educational

Technology Honors Track 13

Required t ourses:

I DM' I02 H I Psychology lei

I DM' -I"" II Assessment of Student Learning: Design and

Interpretation ol I ducational Measures Set

EDSP493/H Educational Psychology Honors Internship lei
Iuo or three courses from the following: ( 1 1

EDSP373/H Psychology ol Adolescent Education 3ci

I DSP '"''II Behavior Problems 3cr

EDSP 37X11 learning 3cr

( I ) Students aeeepted following completion of a nonhonors section of
I DSP Hi- are required to take all three of the courses ottered.
siiklenis who complete EDSP 102 II are required to take two of the
three courses ottered

Change of Major to a Teacher Education Program

Currently enrolled students who wish to make application for a teacher

education program may get an application for a Change of Major from the
college dean's office 01 department that houses the major Secondary edu-
cation programs are housed in the college of their respective discipline. A
minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for all education majors by
Chapter 354 of the Pennsylvania Education Code.

Students wishing 10 he considered as Elementary Education, Early Child-
hood Education PreK-Grade 6, and Special Education majors must also sub-
mit with their application documentation ol their successful completion of
Praxis I (PI'S I 1 Applications will he reviewed three tunes a >ear beginning
the third Monday of September. February, and June. Students approved tor a
Change of Major w Ml be notified in writing within fourteen business da) S
Students admitted to the new major will be jd\ ised b) a faculty adv isor in
the major and permitted to register for major courses during the next
registration period.

Change of Major applications must be submitted to. the appropriate aca-
demic department chairperson. Applications are reviewed by the chairper-

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