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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Studies (Speech) Teacher Certification


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The College of Arts and Sciences encourages students to explore teaching at the secondary level as a career option. The student’s academic advisor in the Dean’s Office for Undergraduates and Student Advising in GAB, Room 220, can assist students with specific requirements for teacher certification in Speech. Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared to sit for the certification examinations in Speech.

Requirements:


Additional Requirements:


COMM 3010  may be taken concurrently with one other communication course; students may either take COMM 3010  concurrently with their final 2000-level pre-major course or their first enrollment in an upper-division course. If students elect to take COMM 3010  concurrently with their first upper-division course, they may select a course from the following:

9 hours distributed, with one course taken from each of the following groups:


6 additional advanced hours in COMM chosen in consultation with an advisor.


See major  for additional course work and GPA requirements.

Additional Requirements:


Students must also complete the required 21 hours in upper-level education courses (EDSE 3800 , EDSE 3830 , EDSE 4060 , EDSE 4070 , EDSE 4108 , EDSE 4118 , EDSE 4840 ) and meet all GPA requirements to apply for state certification. In order to enroll for the first required education course, the student must make application to the certification program in the College of Education in Matthews Hall, Room 105.

All state certification requirements and information on required examinations is available on the web site of the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC), www.tea.state.tx.us.

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