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BA: Educational Licensure, PK - 12

Applied Theatre Concentration

This specialization is designed for students who want to pursue careers in the field of theatre in education. (An Education Endorsement is required in this track and substitutes for a minor field of study.)

 

Theatre Education Concentration

Visual and Performing Arts Applied Theater
with Educational Licensure (Theatre Arts: PK – 12)

(For those who are seeking careers in educational Theatre and who seek the Educational Endorsement, see professional education requirements. Those students will also be carefully advised, both in TAGD and in EDUC, to aid in timely matriculation. Student teaching is substituted for Goal 14: THEA 492)

A.    General Education Core Requirements – 38 credits

B.    Additional Degree Requirements – 6 credits

(Humanities -- 3 credits, and 3 credits in a foreign language at the 202 level or above)

C.    Major Requirements – 33 credits

THEA 113 – Acting I – 3 credits
THEA 225 – Elements of Design – 3 credits
THEA 230 – Theatre Aesthetics – 3 credits
THEA 240 – Technical Theatre – 3 credits
THEA 320 – Directing – 3 credits
THEA 330 – Theatre History I – 3 credits
THEA 331 – Theatre History II – 3 credits
ENGL 365 – Shakespeare – 3 credits
THEA 401 – Methods of Teaching Theatre – 3 credits
THEA 431 – American Drama – 3 credits
THEA 461 – Senior Seminar – 3 credits

D.    Additional Major Requirements – 9

THEA 104 –   Theatre Production – Performance – 6 Credits—prior to obtaining senior status
THEA 443 – Creative Dramatics for the Classroom – 3 credits

Total 42 credits (BA – Education) in Theatre

 

E.    College of Education Requirements: – 31

Teacher Endorsement Requirements (PK – 12) – 15 credits

EDUC 245 – Human Growth & Development – 3 credits
EDUC 260 – Introduction to the Teaching Profession – 2 credits
EDUC 432 – Teaching Reading in the Content Area – 3 credits
EDUC 455 – Principles of Secondary Education – 1 credit
EDUC 487 – Classroom Management & Systems – 3 credits

SPED  489 – Survey of Exceptional Children – 3 credits

*Students must be admitted to the Teacher Preparation Program before they will be permitted to enroll in and subsequent 300-400 level EDUC course.

Practicum Requirements – 16 credits

EDUC 270 – Practicum I – 1 credits
EDUC 370 – Practicum II – 3 credits
EDUC 402 – Directed Teaching in the Secondary School – 12 credits

F.    General Electives – 3 credits

Total Credits Required of BA in Visual and Performing Arts – 120

Educational Licensure Theatre Arts (PK – 12)