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Speech Education Program of Study

Every effort is made to ensure this information is current, but please be aware that some content may have changed. There is no substitute for developing a careful course registration plan in consultation with your advisor. For questions about this content, please see your advisor.

Note: Summer school or an extra semester may be necessary for the student to complete all requirements.

2022-23 Academic Year

Freshman
CNA 100 Principles of Human Communication (General Studies CAT 2) (take first semester) (3)
CNA 101 Intro to Theatre (General Studies CAT 4) (take first semester) (3)
EDU 201 Intro to Professional Education (3)
ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1) (take second semester) (3)
Courses in second endorsement (3)
General Studies CAT 5 and CAT 6 (6)

It is recommended that students satisfactorily complete the Core exam before completion of the freshman year.  

Sophomore
CNA 102 Media Literacy (General Studies CAT 8) (3)
CNA 210 Interpersonal Communication (3)
CNA 252 Public Address (3)
CNA 346 Organizational Communication I (3)
EDU Professional Education courses (6)
Courses in second endorsement (3-6)
General Studies CAT 7 (6)
Math by advisement (General Studies CAT 3) (3)

Advancement to Level 2: Acceptance to Teacher Education Candidacy required before taking any 300 or 400 level EDU/SPD courses.

Junior
CNA 210 Interpersonal Communication (General Studies CAT 9) (3)
CNA 317 Argumentation (3)
CNA 442 Communication and Rhetorical Theory (3)
CNA 447 Directing Communication Activities OR CNA 240/440 Intercollegiate Forensics (3)
CNA 467 Intercultural Communication (3)
EDU Professional Education course (3)
General Studies CAT 10 (6)

Senior
EDU Professional Education courses (including CNA methods) (6-9)
Courses in second endorsement (6-9)

Advancement to Level 3: Clinical practice. Passing score on the appropriate Praxis II exam required before clinical practice.   

EDU 456 Clinical Practice and Seminar for Secondary School (12)

All persons seeking Nebraska certification are required to provide proof of a passing score on the Praxis II content test designated for the area(s) of endorsement. For information about the test requirements, please visit the Nebraska Department of Education website at www.education.ne.gov.