Second Teaching Field in Journalism (Grades 8-12)
For students who are seeking teacher certification in their major and would like a second teaching field in Journalism, the requirements are:
|MC 1301||Introduction to Mass Communication||3|
|MC 1313||Media Writing||3|
|MC 3100||Grammar for Media Professionals||1|
|MC 3319||Visual Communication||3|
|MC 3321||News Writing and Reporting I||3|
|or MC 4323||Multimedia Journalism|
|MC 4301||Media Law and Ethics||3|
|MC 4381||Fundamentals of Digital and Online Media||3|
All students pursuing teacher certification must apply and be accepted to the Office of Educator Preparation.
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) requires multiple background checks for progression through the Educator Preparation Program. Based on information recorded in your criminal history, you may be ineligible for issuance of a teaching certificate upon completion of the Educator Preparation Program. If you have a criminal history, you may obtain a Preliminary Criminal History Evaluation from TEA. For more information, go to: https://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Investigations/Preliminary_Criminal_History_Evaluation-FAQs/.