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This degree is intended for students who want to earn an Oklahoma Secondary Education Teacher's License in the area of Speech, Drama and Debate. UCO's education programs are NCATE accredited. Graduates are successful in passing the teacher certification examination and are highly sought after throughout the state. Development of speech, drama and debate teachers who are reflective, responsive and resourceful throughout their professional careers. Preparation in the areas of performance, stagecraft, theatre technology, competitive drama, debate, speech, broadcasting, and other areas that relate to Theatre and Communication.

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To see the classes that make up the theatre communication education curriculum, check out the degree sheet.

Degree Sheet

Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

The UCO College of Fine Arts and Design annually awards more than $100,000 in scholarships with more than 90 scholarship opportunities.  Our talented and ambitious students ensure that CFAD remains a center for excellence in the fine and performing arts. CFAD scholarships recognize the dedication displayed in the classroom, in performances, and in exhibitions, as well as help our students make their studies a primary focal point and not monetary stress.

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Career Opportunities

Theatre Arts - Theatre/Communication Education career opportunities include:

  • Teaching
  • Stage Management
  • Stage Direction
View a career guide for Theatre Arts - Theatre/Communication Education  majors.

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