Speech Education Certificate - Resident

Speech Education Certificate - Resident

Important: This certificate plan is effective for those starting in the fall 2024 through summer 2025. This certificate plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change certificates.

Teachers who wish to add on an endorsement to teach speech courses in grades 6-12.

Teachers who to wish serve as faculty sponsor for school speech team, speech competition, or other related extracurricular activities.

  • Teachers who are already licensed in any subject area
  • Teacher candidates who are enrolled in a teacher preparation program that leads to initial licensure in any subject area
Required Courses
SCOM 201Public Speaking3
SCOM 315Narrative, Story-telling and Performance3
SCOM 455Communication Theory3
SCOM 460Communication in the Marketplace3
SCOM 465Rhetorical Theory and Criticism3
Elective 13
Total Hours18

Choose any 100-400 level course not already required by the Certificate

Completion Requirements

  • 18 total hours
  • A minimum of 25% of hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • 2.0 GPA
  • No grade of “D” may be applied to the certificate
  • Submission of Certificate Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
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