Communication Theatre Teaching Minor

The communication-theatre teaching program at UNI is the only one of its kind in the state, preparing students to teach communication and theatre (including speech communication, debate and theatre) in grades 5-12.

Administered jointly by the Department of Communication and Media and the Department of Theatre, a major in communication-theatre teaching provides you with rich content area learning in both communication and theatre courses.

The communication theatre teaching minor is an excellent complement to teaching majors, allowing them to earn the Speech communication/theatre Iowa teaching endorsement for grades 5-12.

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Boost Your Marketability

The communication-theatre teaching minor allows students to earn the speech communication/theatre Iowa teaching endorsement for grades 5-12 – boosting their marketability when applying for teaching positions.

Award-Winning Faculty

Our award-winning faculty are known for their engaging work in the classroom, as well as for having written, published and produced many respected publications and creative projects in the field of communication and beyond.

High Placement Rates

The communication-theatre teaching program at UNI has a five-year, 100% job placement rate.

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‌Required Courses

Contact us directly at:

Department of Communication & Media

326 Lang Hall
Cedar Falls, 
Iowa 50614-0139

Phone: 319-273-2217


Department of Theatre
Communication Arts Center 257

Phone: 319-273-6386