Feb 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Communication and Theatre Major for Teacher Certification (B.A.)

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A major and a minor in communication and theatre education are available to any student who wishes to seek Michigan Department of Education teaching certification in speech at the secondary  school level. In order to graduate with this major or this minor, a student must complete the requirements indicated below, and also must satisfy the pertinent College of Education  requirements.

Major Requirements

Earn a total of 42 credits in communication and theatre courses. At least 18 of those credits must be at the upper division (300-400) level.

Specific breakdown:

  1. Complete the indicated 27 credits of required courses, which includes 3 credits from the oral performance category.
  2. Complete at least 15 additional credits, of which 6 must be at the upper division (300-400) level, as follows:
    1. Communication Track (3 credits required)
    2. Theatre Track (3 credits required)
    3. Remaining 9 credits may be selected from Communication Track, Theatre Track and/or the general department course list.


  • 9 additional credits chosen from the Communication Track, Theatre Track, or general department lists (communication , theatre ).

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