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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communication Major
with Secondary Teacher Certification*

(120 semester hours)

Students must have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program and must be currently satisfying admission standards before being allowed to enroll in either Education 4322 or 4323.

Academic Major
  Hours
Communication 1315, 1335, 2335, 2341
12
Communication 3311, 3321, 3331, 4311, 4301
15
Communication (advanced) 6
Other Requirements
  Hours
Computational and Applied Math 1351, Mathematics 1314, 1324, 1332, 1342, 2313
3
Creative Arts:
Arts 1301, 1302, 1303, 1304,
Honors 2302,
Music 1306, 1310, 1313,
Theatre 1310
3
English 1301, 1302 6
General Studies 1181 1
History 1301, 1302 6
Humanities:
Cultural Competence 2323,
English 2307, 2321, 2326, 2329, 2331,
History 2311, 2312,
Honors 2305,
Philosophy 1301, 2305, 2306
3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture:
Cultural Competence 2323,
English 2307, 2321, 2326, 2329, 2331, 
Philosophy 1301, 2306
3
Life and Physical Sciences:
Biology 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409, 2423, 2424,
Chemistry 1405, 1411,
Geography 1301/1101,
Geology1403, 1404,
Physical Science 1315/1115, 1317/1117,
Physics 1303/1103, 1304/1104
8
Modern Language 1301, 1302, 2311, 2312 in a single modern language
12
Political Science 2305, 2306 6
Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Agricultural Economics 2317,
Economics 1300, 2301, 2302,
Geography 2305,
Psychology 2301, 2315,
Sociology 1301, 1306
3
Minor
  Hours
Education 4321, 4322, 4323
9
Educational Psychology 3303, 3314
6
Reading 4320
3
Professional Education
  Hours
Education 4973
9
Electives
  Hours
Electives
6

The above professional degree plan meets all core curriculum and Bachelor of Arts degree requirements. The B.A. degree with a major in Communication with teacher certification requires a minimum of 120 semester credit hours, a minimum of 42 advanced (junior and senior level) semester credit hours, and a minimum of 30 semester credit hours in residence. 24 of the last 30 hours required to complete this degree must be taken in residence.

Teacher Certification: The student who chooses communication as a teaching field must complete: Communication 1315, 1335, 2335, 2341, 3311, 3321, 3331, 4301, 4311, and 6 advanced semester hours. 

*Students must be admitted in the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) to enroll in any senior-level Education course or Reading 4320. For more information visit the College of Education website