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Department of Theatre & Dance

Martin Bldg., Room 113
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4020
Email: tilden@ucmo.edu





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Speech Communication and Theatre Major - Speech Option, B.S. Ed. Degree

This is the recommended program of study for the Bachelor of Science in Education in Speech Communication and Theater Arts Major, B.S. Ed. Degree at Central Missouri State University. Your schedule may vary. Current or prospective Central Missouri students should contact the Department of Communication for further information or guidance.

Freshman Year - First Semester
ENGL 1020 Composition I
General Education Math
COMM 1000 Public Speaking
COMM 1100 Intro to Comm
POLS 1510 American Gov’t
General Education
Semester Total

Hrs
3
3
3
1
3
3
16

Sophomore Year - First Semester
COMM 2100 Intro to Comm Theory
COMM 2110 Intro to Comm Theory Lab
COMM 2330 Small Group Communication
COMM 3010 Interpersonal Communication
THEA 1600 Stagecraft
General Education Science
Semester Total

Hrs
3
1
3
3
3
3-4
16-17


Junior Year - First Semester
PSY 4200  Psy of Exceptional Child or
  
EDSP 2100 Ed. of Exceptional Child
COMM 3325 Nonverbal Communication
COMM 3350 Principles of Pres Speaking
Coursework in minor
General Education
Semester Total


Hrs

2
2
3
6
3
16

Senior Year - First Semester
EDCI 3500 Secondary Teaching & Behavior Mgt
EDCI 3550 Secondary Practicum
EDCI 4300 Ed Measurement & Evaluation
THEA 4400 or 4420 Lit & History of Theatre
COMM 3320 Audience Adaptation
COMM  elective
Coursework in minor
Semester Total

Hrs

3
1
2

3
3
1
3
16

Freshman Year - Second Semester
ENGL 1030 Composition II
THEA 1500 Acting
THEA 2400 Theatre in West Civilization
HIST 1350 or 1351 USHistory
WS 2000 or GEOG 3201 or ANTH 1820 Semester Total

Hrs
3
3
3
3
3
15



Sophomore Year - Second Semester
COMM 2340 Argumentation & Debate
COMM 3390 Forensics
EDCI 2100 Foundations of Ed & Fld Exp
EDCI 2240 Educational Psychology
THEA 3700 Directing
Coursework in minor
Semester Total



Hrs
3
1
3
3
3
3
16


Junior Year - Second Semester
EDCI 4210 Teaching Reading in Secondary
PSY  4230 Psy of Adolescent
COMM 3000 Film Appreciation
Coursework in minor
General Education
Semester Total


Hrs

2
3
3
6
3
17

Senior Year - Second Semester
THEA 4984 Spec Methods Sp & Theatre
THEA 4920 Sec Field Experience II
EDCI 4595 Student Teaching Sec I
ICAP 4468 Student Teaching Sec II
Semester Total

Hrs
2
1
4
5
12

Speech Communication and Theatre Major, B.S. Ed. Degree - 124 hours

·          The above degree plan is based on an 18-hour minor.

·          A 15-hour block of General Education courses in Math, Written Communication, History or Political Science, and Science must be completed in the first four semesters to prepare for the
C-Base for Teachers exam.  These courses are indicated in the plan in bold italics.

·          See current catalog for complete statement of academic policies, leveling, and prerequisites.