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Communication Studies (B.A./B.S.) - Speech Education Specialization

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To make an impact - teaching.

The Speech Education Specialization is designed for the person who plans to become a communication educator. While the emphasis is primarily on secondary education, the area can serve as a specialization for teaching higher education as well.

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Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Are a good listener and communicator
  • Are a creative thinker
  • Are inquisitive and like to solve problems
  • Are interested in teaching
  • Enjoy working with youth

Career Opportunities

  • Teacher
  • Graduate school

Recent Employers

  • SD, MN, and IA School Districts
  • Graduate school

Clubs and Organizations

  • Jackrabbit Forensics
  • Pi Kappa Delta
  • Lambda Pi Eta

Still deciding? Reflecting on your values, interests, personality traits, and skills will provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. FOCUS 2 CAREER, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you do just that. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 CAREER by using the code: jacks. After completing FOCUS 2 CAREER, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.