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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

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

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The Communication and Theatre major is available to students desiring to teach at the middle (grades 5 to 9) or high school level (grades 7 to 12). It requires a double major with one of the education majors described in the College of Education section.    

Teacher Education Secondary: Grades 5 to 12  


Admission to the major does not constitute admission to the College of Education.   

Admissions to the College of Education is a multi-step process and information on that process can be found at the link below.   

Teacher Education: Policies And Procedures  

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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