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Requirements For the
Theatre Education Concentration

(128 semester hours)

I General Education Core Requirements (GEC)

See complete GEC requirements and approved course listings for all categories.

Core Category

S.H.

Students may select courses for:

 

Philosophical, Religious, Ethical Principles (GPR)

3

Historical Perspectives on Western Culture (GHP)

3

Mathematics (GMT)

3

Natural Sciences (GNS)
one must be a laboratory course; each must have a different departmental prefix

3

Reasoning and Discourse (GRD)
ENG 101 or FMS 115 or RCO 101, and one additional GRD course

6

 

 

Department specifies courses for:

 

Literature (GLT)
required: THR 500

3

Fine Arts (GFA)
required: THR 502

3

One additional GLT course
required: THR 501

3

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GSB)
required: HEA 201 and PSY 121

6

 

II General Education Marker Requirements

See details and courses. It is possible to meet all GE Marker Requirements while completing the GE Core requirements or courses required by the major/ concentration.

Department specifies courses for:

Global/Global Non-Western Perspectives (GL/GN)
required: THR 506 (GN) and three additional GL/GN courses selected by student

 

Students may select courses for:

One Speaking Intensive (SI) Course
In addition to this SI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second SI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Speaking Intensive.

One Writing Intensive (WI) Course
In addition to this WI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second WI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Writing Intensive.

 

III Major Requirements (53 semester hours)

  1. Theatre Studies (51 s.h.): THR 120, 140, 145, 190/191, 201, 231, 232, 380, 381, 382, 370, 435, 482, 410, 586, 595, 510, 584, 500*, 501*, 502*, 506*, 515
  2. Technical Theatre/Design (3 s.h.)
    one course selected from THR 245, 361, 351, 542

*THR 500 and 501 fulfill GLT; THR 502 fulfills GFA; THR 506 fulfills the GN marker requirement.

Stage Management Assignment

Students must also complete an assistant stage managing and a stage managing assignment.

Required Professional Education Courses
(27 semester hours)

  1. LIS 120 Instructional Technology in Classroom
  2. ELC 381 Institution of Education
  3. HEA 201* Personal Health
  4. TED 450 Psychological Foundations of Education
  5. TED 470 Reading Education
  6. TED 545 Diverse Learners
  7. TED 465F** Student Teaching in Theatre Arts

*HEA 201 satisfies GSB.

**Students are required to complete 70 hours of field experience in school prior to beginning student teaching.

Professional Education Elective (3 semester hours)

Select one course from: LIS 554, 556; or SES 101; TED 527, 554, 555

Other courses may be substituted by permission.

IV Electives

Electives sufficient to complete the 128 semester hours required for the degree.