Communication Teaching

Communication Teaching Emphases

The Department of Communication offers a Communication Teaching emphasis for the Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA) or Bachelor of Science Degree (BS) degree. You may choose one of the following two tracks: Communication Studies and Journalism.

  • Communication Studies (Speech): You should choose this emphasis if you plan to teach/coach human communication courses in high schools such as speech, debate, interpersonal and small group communication, etc.
  • Journalism: This emphasis prepares you to teach journalism and advise high school newspaper and yearbook staffs.

Program Requirements

How To Declare Your Major

  1. Complete the Major Declaration Form and have it signed by your advisor.
  2. Return the form to the Communication Department in Elizabeth Hall, Room 330.


Colleen Packer, Ph.D.
EH 351

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