2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 29, 2020  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Communication Studies and Theatre (CST) Major


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Laurie Haleta, Head
Department of Communication Studies and Theatre
Pugsley Center 115
605-688-6131
e-mail: laurie.haleta@sdstate.edu

Requirements for Communication Studies & Theatre Major – SPCM Specialization (Speech Communication)


Bachelor of Science in Arts and Sciences

Freshman Year:


Fall


 

Fall or Spring


 

Spring


 

Sophomore Year:


Fall


Fall or Spring


  • IGR Goal 1: Land and Natural Resources Credits: 3**
  • IGR Goal 3: Social Responsibility/Cultural and Aesthetic Awareness Credits: 3**

Spring


Junior and Senior Year:


Note:


All students must demonstrate advanced Information Technology Literacy (ITL). Numerous departmental courses fulfill this requirement, as do courses from other departments.

Requirements for Communication Studies & Theatre Major – SPCM Specialization (Speech Communication)


Bachelor of Arts in Arts and Sciences

Freshman Year:


Fall


  • Modern Language, 101  Credits: 4*
  • SGR Goal 3: Social Sciences Credits: 3*

Fall or Spring


Spring


  • Modern Language, 102  Credits: 4*
  • SGR Goal 3: Social Sciences Credits: 3*

Sophomore Year:


Fall


  • Modern Language, 201 Credits: 3
  • SGR Goal 4: Humanities Credits: 3*
  • SGR Goal 6: Natural Sciences Credits: 3*

Fall or Spring


  • IGR Goal 1: Land and Natural Resources Credits: 3**
  • IGR Goal 3: Social Responsibility/Cultural and Aesthetic Awareness Credits: 3**

Spring


  • Modern Language, 202 Credits: 3
  • SGR Goal 4: Humanities Credits: 3*
  • SGR Goal 6: Natural Sciences Credits: 3*

 

Junior and Senior Year:


Note:


All students must demonstrate advanced Information Technology Literacy (ITL). Numerous departmental courses fulfill this requirement, as do courses from other departments.

Requirements for Communication Studies and Theatre Major – SPED Specialization (Speech Education)


Bachelor of Science in Arts and Sciences

Freshman Year:


Fall


Fall or Spring


Spring


Sophomore Year:


Fall


  • SGR Goal 4: Humanities and Arts (not in CST) Credits: 3*

Fall or Spring


  • IGR Goal 1: Land and Natural Resources Credits: 3*
  • IGR Goal 3: Social Responsibility/Cultural and Aesthetic Awareness Credits: 2-3**

Spring


  • SGR Goal 4: Humanities and Arts (not in CST) Credits: 3*

Junior and Senior Year:


Notes:


All students must demonstrate advanced Information Technology Literacy (ITL). Numerous departmental courses fulfill this requirement, as do courses from other departments.

Prospective classroom teachers must also complete courses required of all secondary school teachers. Students who plan to teach in secondary schools should consult with the College of Education and Human Sciences before their sophomore year.

Requirements for Communication Studies and Theatre Major – SPED Specialization (Speech Education)


Bachelor of Arts in Arts and Sciences

Freshman Year:


Fall


  • Modern Language*, 101 Credits: 4*
  • SGR Goal 3: Social Sciences Credits: 3*

Fall or Spring


Spring


  • Modern Language*, 102 Credits: 4*
  • SGR Goal 3: Social Sciences Credits: 3*

Sophomore Year:


Fall


  • Modern Language, 201 Credits: 3
  • SGR Goal 6: Natural Sciences Credits: 3*
  • SGR Goal 4: Humanities and Arts Credits: 3*

Fall or Spring


  • IGR Goal 1: Land and Natural Resources Credits: 3**
  • IGR Goal 3: Social Responsibility/Cultural and Aesthetic Awareness Credits: 3**

 

Spring


  • Modern Language, 202 Credits: 3
  • SGR Goal 6: Natural Sciences Credits: 3*
  • SGR Goal 4: Humanities and Arts Credits: 3*

Junior and Senior Year:


Notes:


All students must demonstrate advanced Information Technology Literacy (ITL). Numerous departmental courses fulfill this requirement, as do courses from other departments.

Prospective classroom teachers must also complete courses required of all secondary school teachers. Students who plan to teach in secondary schools should consult with the College of Education and Human Sciences before their sophomore year.

Requirements for Communication Studies and Theatre Major – THEA Specialization (Theatre)


Bachelor of Science in Arts and Sciences

Minimum Theatre hours required for major — 40 hours

Maximum Activities Credit toward major — 8 hours
(from THEA 135, THEA 145, THEA 195, and THEA 480)

Freshman Year:


Fall


 

Fall or Spring


 

Spring


 

Sophomore Year:


Fall


  • SGR Goal 4: Humanities and Arts (not in CST) Credits: 3*
  • IGR Goal 1: Land and Natural Resources Credits: 3**

Fall or Spring


  • IGR Goal 3: Social Responsibility/Cultural and Aesthetic Awareness Credits: 3**

Spring


  • SGR Goal 4: Humanities and Arts (not in CST) Credits: 3*
  • IGR Goal 1: Land and Natural Resources Credits: 3**

Junior and Senior Year:


Fall or Spring


  • CST Electives Credits: 8
Choose one from the following:

Summer


Notes:



All students must demonstrate advanced Information Technology Literacy (ITL). Numerous departmental courses fulfill this requirement, as do courses from other departments.

Requirements for Communication Studies and Theatre Major – THEA Specialization (Theatre)


Bachelor of Arts in Arts and Sciences

Minimum Theatre hours required for major — 40 hours

Maximum Activities Credit toward major — 8 hours
(from THEA 135, THEA 145, THEA 195, and THEA 480)

Freshman Year:


Fall


  • Modern Language*, 101 Credits: 4*

Fall or Spring


Spring


  • Modern Language*, 102 Credits: 4*

Sophomore Year:


Fall


  • Modern Language, 201 Credits: 3
  • SGR Goal 4: Humanities and Arts Credits: 3*
  • General Electives Credits: 3

Fall or Spring


  • IGR Goal 1: Land and Natural Resources Credits: 3**
  • IGR Goal 3: Social Responsibility/Cultural and Aesthetic Awareness Credits: 3**

Spring


  • Modern Language, 202 Credits: 3
  • SGR Goal 4: Humanities and Arts Credits: 3*
  • General Electives Credits: 3

Junior and Senior Year:


Fall


  • CST Electives Credits: 8

Fall or Spring


Choose one from the following:

Spring


  • CST Electives Credits: 8

Summer


Notes:


All students must demonstrate advanced Information Technology Literacy (ITL). Numerous departmental courses fulfill this requirement, as do courses from other departments.

Curriculum Notes:


* The 30 credit Board of Regents System General Education Requirements (SGRs) must be completed as part of a student’s first 64 credits.

** South Dakota State University has an 8-9 credit Institutional Graduation Requirement (IGRs).

(G) Globalization Requirement.

(AW) Advanced Writing Requirement.

Students must take the proficiency examination after completing 48 credits. English 101, and a course in each of the General Education areas of social science, mathematics, natural science, and humanities and arts must be taken prior to taking this exam.

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