Second Teaching Field in Journalism (Grades Eight through Twelve)
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 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.
Criminal background checks are required for participation in field-based coursework and for progression through the Educator Preparation Program. Based on information recorded in an individual's criminal history, a candidate may be ineligible for issuance of a certification upon completion of the Educator Preparation Program. If a candidate has a criminal history, that student is advised to request a Preliminary Criminal History Evaluation from the Texas Education Agency; schedule an appointment for free legal counseling services through Texas State University's Attorney for Students (http://attorney.dos.txstate.edu/); and disclose this information to the Office of Educator Preparation.