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2010-2011 Catalog 
2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication — Elementary, BAE

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Department of Communication, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

50 Credits


This major satisfies the academic major requirement for teacher certification with an endorsement in elementary education and must be accompanied by the professional preparation program in elementary education. See the Elementary Education  section of this catalog for program admission, completion, and teacher certification requirements.

Admission and Declaration Process

Declaration of Major 

Grade Requirements

A grade of C (2.0) or better is required for courses in the elementary education professional program and all courses required for the endorsements.

Maintain a GPA of 2.75 for all college work


Additional Requirements

Elementary Education Professional Program Requirements (106 credits)

Departmental Honors

A communication major who wishes to graduate with honors in communication must maintain a GPA of 3.5 in upper-division communication courses and successfully complete Com 492, Senior Thesis, under the direction of a faculty advisor. In addition, the student must provide evidence of excellence and extensive participation (from 2 to 6 quarters) in research, forensics, intercultural/international, or service activities, under advisement. A detailed list of courses and activities from which a student may earn departmental honors will be available from faculty advisors.

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