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Secondary Education Concentration for Communication Majors

Students can major in Communication and combine the degree with a Secondary Education Certification in Communication. 

Requirements for a Major in Communication and Secondary Education Certification in Communication:
(all courses 3 credits unless noted)

  • Complete the program requirements for the Communication major
  • COM/ENG 221 The Writing Process: Theory and Tutoring
  • COM 270 Video Production (4 credits)
  • COM/ENG 489 Communication/English Curriculum and Methods
  • Communication Electives (6 credits)
  • ENG 275 Drama
  • ENG 280 Acting
  • ENG 307 Literature for Young Adults
  • ENG 315 Shakespeare
  • ENG 340 Public Speaking
  • ENG 280 Acting
  • One American Literature Course (351 or 352 or 353)
  • ENG 379 Introduction to the Study of Language

Total Credits for Major/Concentration: 44

Students should realize that only the largest school systems support high school communication departments or magnet schools.

A communication certification does not qualify a student for an English teaching position.

Students are encouraged to select writing courses from the journalism and writing option.