With a BSE in Secondary Education degree-Speech Communication and Theatre option, you will be prepared to teach both speech communication and theatre in high schools, middle schools, and career and continuing education centers. You will enjoy hands-on learning opportunities with award-winning professors. Compete on the international recognized speech and debate team. Learn to host, run and tabulate a speech/debate tournament. Explore your creativity in the Richard Herman Black Box Theatre Program. With these opportunities and a mainstage season of 10-15 productions, you will be encouraged to take leadership roles both on and off the stage.
Graduates who seek a teaching position and do not limit themselves geographically enjoy a 100% placement rate.
You will use the knowledge and skills obtained in this program to:
You will have the opportunity to be involved in multiple aspects of student and performance life:
UCM is the longest continuously CAEP accredited public institution in Missouri
UCM’s Theatre and Dance Department is nationally accredited by the National Association for Schools of Theatre