Business Teacher Education Option, Liberal Arts A.A.


Do you Enjoy Helping Others and TEACHING Business Concepts?

Do you like helping others? Would you like a career in education teaching business, marketing, and other related topics? As a business teacher you have several career paths available to you such as: high school teacher, post secondary teacher, corporate trainer, and the entry level skills needed for the business world. This rewarding profession provides you the opportunity to train others in business skills they need to get jobs and support their families. Gulf Coast State College is here to help you build a solid foundation that will prepare you to continue your studies in architecture at a four-year institution. We offer the necessary prerequisites for the state of Florida university baccalaureate programs.

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Melanie Boyd
Division Chair
850-769-1551, extension 3839

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Who is eligible for the Business Teacher Education Option, Liberal Arts A.A. program?

If you are a high school graduate, you can apply to this program.

If you have earned credits from a regionally accredited college or university, you may have a head start at Gulf Coast State College.  


  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.

How do I apply to Business Teacher Education Option, Liberal Arts A.A. program?

To apply, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.


Check out the class registration dates and plan your schedule today.

How do I apply for financial aid and scholarships?

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about  scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

Program Requirements

Communications Area CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
+*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area
Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement 3
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement 3
Literature See General Education Requirement 3
Mathematics Area 6
See General Education Requirement
Natural Sciences Area
Physical Science See General Education Requirement 3
Biological Science See General Education Requirement 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences •ECO2013, Economics, Macro 3
History See General Education Requirement 3
Government See General Education Requirement 3
Additional Common Prerequisites
*ACG2001, Financial Accounting I 3
+*ACG2011, Financial Accounting II 3
ECO2023, Principles of Economics, Micro 3
EDF1005, Introduction to the Teaching Profession 3
EDF2085, Introduction to Diversity for Educators 3
EME2040, Introduction to Technology for Educators 3
Suggested Electives: Choose one or see an advisor.CGS1570, Microcomputer Applications, 3 crs.GEB1011, Introduction to Business, 3 crs. 6



• General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.


Division Chair

Melanie Boyd
Division Chair
850-769-1551, extension 3839