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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Middle School Communication Arts (K-8)

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Department Communication Studies
College Arts & Humanities
Program Website
Undergraduate Degree Type(s) BA, BS
Program Description Speech Communication is a field of study inviting students to engage in the theoretically-informed practice of communication in their personal, professional, and public lives. Students who plan to teach Speech Communication in secondary education can expect to meet the following goals:
  1. Students demonstrate content knowledge sufficient to teach public communication.
  2. Students demonstrate pedagogical and professional skills sufficient to teach public communication.
  3. Students demonstrate sufficient knowledge and skills to assess student learning in the area of public communication.
  4. Students demonstrate the knowledge and skills to administer extracurricular speech, debate and theater programs.
Admission Requirements Admission to Major is granted by the department.
Minimum University admission requirements are:
  • a minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours
  • a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 (C)
Other Requirements To graduate with a Speech Communication major, students must maintain a 2.2 GPA in the major.
Academic Bulletin A full description of the program including class listings and class descriptions are listed in the Academic Bulletin.
Program Contact Information Department of Speech Communication
Armstrong Hall 230
Minnesota State University
Mankato, MN 56001
507-389-3284 (fax)
1-800-627-3529 (MRS/TTY)
College Advising College of Arts & Humanities Advising
Connie Miller, Student Relations Coordinator
226 Armstrong Hall
College of Education Advising
Mymique Baxter, Student Relations Coordinator
117 Armstrong Hall

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