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Theatre Arts Education (B.A.)


This major prepares students for teaching Theatre Arts in middle and secondary schools. It emphasizes acquisition of a well-rounded knowledge base in theatre arts as well as cultural understanding, aesthetic sensitivity, and creative skills.

Core Requirements 45 hours
Theatre Arts Education Major (B.A., 84 hours)
THTRE 002 Script Analysis 3 hours
THTRE 007 Acting I 3 hours
THTRE 030 Stagecraft 3 hours
THTRE 031 Costume Construction 3 hours
THTRE 032 Makeup Design 2 hours
THTRE 080 Approaching Scenography 3 hours
THTRE 100 Play Reading 4 hours
THTRE 107 Acting II 3 hours
THTRE 117 Voice I 3 hours
THTRE 127 Movement for the Actor 3 hours
THTRE 155 Directing I 3 hours
THTRE 255 Directing II 3 hours
THTRE 260 Theatre History I 3 hours
THTRE 261 Theatre History II 3 hours
Select one from the following:
3 hours
Professional Education Courses Required for Certification 39 hours
EDUC 001 Introduction to Education in the United States 2 hours
EDUC 075 Field Experience 1 hours
EDUC 105 Human Development and Learning I and
EDUC 105L Human Development and Learning I Laboratory
2 hours
EDUC 106 Human Development and Learning II
EDUC 106L Human Development and Learning II Laboratory
2 hours
EDUC 185 Education in a Pluralistic Society 3 hours
EDUC 187 Instructional Technology 3 hours
EDUC 213 Educational Assessments: Secondary 3 hours
EDUC 235 General Secondary Methods 2 hours
EDUC 236 General Secondary Methods Lab 1 hours
SPED 207 Methods for Teaching Secondary Students with Disabilities 3 hours
THTRE 224 Methods for Teaching Communication and Theatre Arts in Middle and Secondary Schools or
EDUC 224 Methods for Teaching Communication and Theatre Arts in Middle and Secondary Schools
3 hours
Senior Comprehensive:  
EDUC 287 Supervised Teaching in the Secondary School or
EDUC 289 Urban Student Teaching Semester
14 hours
THTRE 258 Directing III and THTRE 259 Directing IV are strongly recommended so that students entering the teaching profession have staged more than one play.