Secondary Certification Teaching Minor Speech

Minor Requirements

A minimum of 22 semester hours is required.

Prerequisite: SPEE 101 and COMM 220 (hours not counted toward minor).

Required Course
LIBR 470Literature for Young People3
EDD 441Practicum: English Second Grd1
Select four courses from the following with faculty advisement in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters and the College of Education, Health, and Human Services:12
Interpersonal Communication
Public Argument and Advocacy
Argumentation and Debate
Persuasion & Social Movements
Small Group Communication
Select two courses from the following:6
Media Law and Ethics
Critical Media Studies
International Communications
Total Credit Hours22


  1. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required for a minor.
  2. The 22 semester hours must be in courses numbered 300 or above.
  3. It is strongly recommended that students elect JASS 302 and COMM 420.