Bachelor of Science in Education Degree - Communication Education

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Minor Courses

Professional Secondary Education

Student Learning Outcomes

The graduate from this program will have demonstrated that they can:

  1. Develop and deliver effective and ethical speeches of informative, persuasive and ceremonial function. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, V, VI, and VII.)

  2. Use communication theories to analyze and evaluate public, interpersonal, group, intercultural and mediated interactions. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, and V.)

  3. Participate in effective dyadic and group interpersonal communication to appropriately manage task objectives and social relationships. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, III, IV, V, and VII.)

  4. Use empathy and adaptation to initiate and develop effective interactions within and across varying cultures. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, IV, V, VI, and VII.)

  5. Articulate and apply theory and research for the study and practice of human communication. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, V, VI, and VII.)

  6. Plan, teach and assess communication education in a secondary institution as prescribed in the North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes V, VI, and VII.)

Requirements

Communication Education Major Secondary Education

COMM 100Orientation to Communication Studies

1

COMM 201Coaching Forensics

2

COMM 210Advanced Public Speaking

3

COMM 211Oral Interpretation

3

COMM 216Intercultural Communication

3

COMM 280Understanding Film and Television

3

COMM 308Argumentation

3

COMM 312Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM 313Persuasion

3

COMM 317Organizational and Group Communication

3

COMM 320Contemporary Communication

3

COMM 411Professional Practices and Portfolio

3

SEED 490KMethods of Teaching Secondary Communication

3

Electives

3

Total Credit Hours: 39

Electives: Select from any COMM courses numbered above 200.

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all required courses in this program.