Bachelor of Arts, Theatre Teaching

B.A. degree program
Total hours required – 42

  1. General Education required of secondary and K-12 teacher education students. See the College of Education section.
  2. Professional Education
    1. Core Professional Selection
    2. Specialized professional education: Theatre 3403.
  3. Subject matter specialization:
Specific courses required Hours
TH 1513 Acting I: Realism 3
TH 1533 Text Analysis 3
TH 2011 Contemporary Plays 1
TH 2113 Beginning Directing 3
TH 2233 Theatre for Young Audiences 3
TH 2453 Introduction to Technical Theatre 3
TH 3023 Fundamentals of Design 3
TH 3043 Acting III: Improvisation 3
TH 3073 Scene Design 3
TH 3133 Stage Management 3
TH 3043 Methods of Teaching Theatre 3
TH 3413 Creative Dramatics 3
TH 3433 History of Theatre I 3
TH 3443 History of Theatre II 3
TH 3491 Theatre Workshop: Practicum (repeat five times)  5
FD 1213 Fundamentals of Design  3

To Add ESL endorsement, Foreign Language 4514

B.A. Theatre Teaching Degree Guide

Suggested order; does not include Gen. Ed. requirements

*Offered even-numbered years only

**Offered odd-numbered years only (students may have to swap classes with other semesters depending on year of entrance)

FRESHMAN FALL

TH 1513 Acting I: Realism (3)

TH 3491 Practicum (1)

FRESHMAN SPRING

TH 1533 Text Analysis (3)

TH 2453 Introduction to Technical Theatre (3)

TH 3491 Practicum (1)

SOPHOMORE FALL

TH 2011 Contemporary Plays (1)*

TH 2113 Beginning Directing (3)

TH 3043 Acting III: Improvisation**

TH 3491 Practicum (1)

SOPHOMORE SPRING

TH 2233 Theatre for Young Audiences (3)** or TH 3413 Creative Dramatics (3)*

TH 3133 Stage Management (3)*

TH 3491 Practicum (1)

JUNIOR FALL

FD 1213 Fundamentals of Design (3)

TH 3433 Theatre History I (3)

JUNIOR SPRING

TH 2233 Theatre for Young Audiences (3)** or TH 3413 Creative Dramatics (3)*

TH 3073 Scene Design (3)*

TH 3403 Methods of Teaching Theatre (3)*

TH 3443 Theatre History II (3)

SENIOR FALL

TH 3491 Practicum (1)

SENIOR SPRING

 (Student Teaching)