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Speech and Theatre Education B.S.

Delivery Method: Day/Fulton Campus

Students who plan to teach Speech and/or Theater in grades 9-12 in Missouri complete these major requirements and those of the Secondary Certification program (46 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. The handbook is posted on the Education program’s website.

*Education majors must complete all major courses, including secondary certification courses (if applicable), with a final grade of ‘C’ or better.

Course List - Total Hours: 45

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Course # Course Title Hours
COM101 Introduction to Speech Communication -C 3
COM209 Argumentation and Debate 3
THA110 Introduction to Theatre 3
THA255 Acting I: Basic Skills 3


Concentration Hours
Communication 21
Theatre 21

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