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A-State Will be Closed on Thursday, March 5

Arkansas State University will remain closed on Thursday, March 5 due to incoming winter weather. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be closed on Thursday.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • Wednesday's performance of "12 Angry Men" has been cancelled. Contact the Box Office for refund information.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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Business Technology

Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE)


Department: Computer and Information Technology

Description

Business Technology is a program of study designed to prepare individuals for teaching careers in the area of business and information technology. This degree is the foundation for those wishing to teach at the middle or junior high school level, secondary level, post-secondary level, or in industry.

Emphasis is given, through the College of Education, to the ways in which this material can be most effectively imparted. For satisfactory completion of this degree program, the student must fulfill all applicable requirements as established by the University, the College of Business, the College of Education, and the CIT department. Vocational and Computer certifications are available.

The department is approved by the State of Arkansas for teacher training, and graduates from this program are qualified to teach vocational business technology education at the secondary and post-secondary levels.

If you have questions, please contact Professor Ralph Ruby.