Second Teaching Field in Speech (Grades Seven through Twelve)

For students who are seeking a teacher certification within their major and would like a second teaching field in Speech, the requirements are:

COMM 1310Fundamentals of Human Communication3
COMM 2315Interpersonal Communication3
COMM 2330Small Group Communication3
COMM 2338Public Speaking3
COMM 3345Argumentation and Debate3
COMM 4310Methods of Teaching Communication Studies3
COMM Advanced Electives3
Choose one of the following:3
Interpretive Reading
Communication Theory
Professional Communication
Planning Communication Studies Activities and Events
Total Hours24

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: