Communication Arts for Secondary Education

Communication Arts

What can I do with a major in Communication Arts for Secondary Education?

Upon successful completion of student teaching and passing the Communication Arts certification test, graduates could teach communication arts courses at the middle secondary school level such as Speech, Debate, News/broadcasting, Media, Communications, Public speaking, Oral interpretation, Forensics, Journalism, Yearbook or School newspaper.

How can I complete my degree program in four years?

Download a sample degree plan for a major in Communication Arts for Secondary Education.

4 Year Communication Arts for Secondary Education Degree Plan

Where are placements available for student teachers in the Communication Arts for Secondary Education program?

Students in this major spend a semester student teaching under the direction of an experienced teacher at public and private schools throughout West Michigan. Students also have the option of completing part of their internship experience at a school overseas.

What are graduates of the Communication Arts for Secondary Education program doing now?

Many of our graduates have successfully obtained teaching positions in public and private schools throughout Michigan and in other states. And, many of our graduates have also taken positions in Christian and private schools in countries throughout the world.

With a major in Communication Arts for Secondary Education, what classes will I take?

Introduction to Electronic Media | MDA-121

Gain an overview of the skills, teamwork, and career options in the industry, meeting media professionals and touring a variety of stations.

Communication Theory | COM-315

Participate in an examination and evaluation of general, thematic, and contextual theories of communication, including philosophical assumptions that impact the theoretical development of a Christian perspective for communication studies.