Speech & Theatre Education Major

Teacher in classroomStudents who plan to teach speech and/or theatre in grades 9-12 in Missouri complete these major requirements, including one of the two concentrations listed below and those of the Secondary Certification program (39 hours).

Students interested in becoming certified to teach in other states need to follow these program requirements and be recommended for Missouri certification by the registrar. They may then take that certification to other states. Policies vary among states.

Information on the curriculum, policies and requirements of the university’s Teacher Education Program and of its teacher certification process is available in the Teacher Education Program handbook.




Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Speech and Theatre Education comprises 45 credits. This degree does not require a minor.

Education Requirements