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Secondary Education - Interpersonal Relationship Management Communication (Fall 2008)

Effective Fall 2008

A total of 121 credits are required for a bachelor of science in secondary education with a specialization in communications - interpersonal relationship management.

Required courses include:


20.306 Theory and Practice of Writing

20.311 Structures of English

20.312 History of the English Language

World Literature course

25.104 Interpersonal Communication

25.207 Investigating Communication

25.220 Intercultural Communication

25.215 Communication Theory

Select 4 courses (12 credits) from the following:

25.309 Gender Issues in Communication
25.313 Communication and Conflict
25.419 Communication in the Family
25.425 Communication in Relationships
25.426 Leadership and Team Building

Select electives from other areas of specialization (3 credits) from interpersonal relationship management:

25.306 Computer Applications for Professional Communicators
25.307 Communications For Business Professionals
25.407 Interviewing
25.423 Communications Training in Organizations
25.424 Corporate Communication

Secondary Education

Choose one of the following three courses:

60.204 Educational Computing and Technology
60.350 Instructional Design Systems
60.351 Virtual Learning Communities

60.206 Teachers, Schools and Society

60.251 Psychological Foundations of Education.

60.291 Principles of Teaching

60.311 Classroom Measurement and Assessment

60.351 Teaching Communication

Choose one of the following two courses:

60.393 Social Foundations of Education
60.406 Multicultural Education

60.497 Teaching in Education: First Experience

60.498 Teaching in Education: Second Experience

General Education

Among 53 credits of general education courses, the following are required:

20.101 Composition I

20.203 Approaches to Literary Study

25.103 Public Speaking

An American Literature Course

An English Literature Course

26.102 Introduction to Theatre Arts

25.417 Evaluating Media Influence

A mathematics course

46.211 Principles of Sociology

48.101 General Psychology

48.212 Adolescent. Psychology

70.101 Introduction to Exceptional Individuals

Among courses chosen to meet humanities requirement, three departments must be represented from Art and Art History, Communication Studies and Theatre Arts, English, Languages and Cultures, Music History, and Philosophy. Among natural sciences and mathematics requirements, three departments must be represented from Biological and Allied Health Sciences, Chemistry; Geography and Geosciences; Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics, and Physics and Engineering Technology.