Theatre Studies Major, Theatre Education Concentration, with Teacher Certification in Theatre (Preschool-Grade 12) (B.A.)

Program Requirements

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Click here for a list of courses that fulfill World Languages and Cultures categories.

I. General Education
A. New Student Seminar
GNED 199New Student Seminar1
C. Communication
1. Writing 3
2. Literature3
D. Fine and Performing Arts - Fulfilled in major.0
F. Humanities
1. Great Works and Their Influences3
2. Philosophical and Religious Perspectives 3
H. Mathematics 3
I. Natural Science Laboratory
BIOL 100Biological Sciences4
J. Physical Education1
K. Social Science
1. American and European History 3
2. Global Cultural Perspectives3
3. Social Science Perspectives – Fulfilled by EDFD/PSYC 200 in the Teacher Education sequence.0
L. Interdisciplinary Studies
Fulfilled by SASE 210 in the Teacher Education sequence.0
II. World Languages and Cultures
A. World Languages3-6
B. World Cultures3
III. Major Requirements
A. Theatre Studies Core Courses
THTR 102Theatre in Society3
THTR 150Introduction to Technical Theatre1
THTR 208Drama in Text3
THTR 210Theatre History: Early World3
THTR 211Theater History: Modern World3
THTR 285Theater for Community Impact3
or THTR 286 Site‐Specific Performance
or THTR 360 Children's Theatre
B. Departmental Requirements
Complete 3 of the following:3
Production Stagecraft
Production Operations
Production Costumes
Performance Production I
Performance: Production II
Performance: Production III
C. Theatre Eduction Concentration Requirements
THTR 105Acting I3
THTR 110Acting II - B.A3
THTR 140Introduction to Design for Theatre3
THTR 155Stage Management3
THTR 330Play Direction I3
THTR 430Play Direction II3
THTR 490Theatre Cooperative Education Experience4
Complete 1 of the following:3
Scene Design I
Theatrical Sound Design
Costume Design I
Lighting Design I
Complete 1 of the following:3
Introduction to Dramaturgy: The Questioning Spirit
Technical Direction
Children's Theatre
Production Management
Playwriting I
Dramatic Criticism
Special Topics in Theatre
IV. Teacher Education Sequence
See requirements below.36
V. Free Electives
Complete additional coursework to reach 120 credits.4-1
Total Credits120

Teacher Ed Program Requirements (P-12)

Teacher Ed Pre-Requisite Requirements
EDFD 200Psychological Foundations of Education3
or PSYC 200 Educational Psychology
or FSHD 216 Adolescent Development
SASE 210Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling3
Professional Sequence
Professional Sequence Courses
SASE 320Curriculum Design for Inclusive Classrooms3
SASE 321Assessment Practices for Inclusive Classrooms3
SASE 322Language and Learning in Content Area Teaching3
Methods Course(s)
Select a Teaching Methods course or courses according to major:3-7
Foundations of Methods and Curriculum in Art Education II: P-12 (Visual Arts major.)
Dance Methods (Dance major.)
Teaching English (secondary) (English major.)
Teaching French in P-12: Practice (French major.)
The Teaching of Health
and Teaching of Secondary Physical Education (Physical Education major.)
The Teaching of Italian in Elementary and Secondary Schools (Italian major.)
Methods of Teaching Latin (Latin major.)
Methods and Material of TESL (Linguistics major.)
Teaching of Mathematics (Mathematics major.)
Music Classroom Methods I
and Music Classroom Methods II (Music major.)
The Teaching of Science in Secondary Schools (Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Science, or Physics majors.)
Methods of Teaching Social Studies (Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology majors.)
Special Topics in Teaching Spanish K-12 (Spanish major.)
Professional Year Courses
SASE 450Clinical Practice I3
SASE 451Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies3
SASE 452Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies3
SASE 453Clinical Practice II9
Total Credits36-40