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B.A. in Fine Arts with Theatre Education Emphasis

The Curriculum for the B.A. Degree in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Theatre Education (with Teacher Certification) will consists of 124 semester hours earned in three areas: General Education, Theatre Arts, and Professional Education requirements.

 

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General Education Curriculum: (39-40 semester hours)

Teacher Education majors are required to pass the following courses with a “C” or higher as part of their major and their General Education Curriculum:

  • MA 113-College Algebra or higher Math except for MA 123 (3 semester hours
  • COM 101-Oral Communications (3 hours)
  • PSY 206-Human Growth and Development (3 hours)
  • KIN 101, 125, 130, 138, 140, 144, 150 or 240 (1 hour)

 

Cat in the Hat productionTheatre Arts (36 semester hours)

  • TH 175-Theatre Appreciation (3 hours)
  • Th 176-Playscript Analysis (3 hours)
  • TH 205-Fundamentals of Interpretation
  • TH 207-Creative Dramatics (Materials and Methods) (3 hours)
  • TH 217-Stage Crafts (3 hours)
  • TH 219-Beginning Acting (3 hours)
  • TH 320-Directing (3 hours)
  • TH 321-Theatre Management (3 hours)
  • TH 400-Seminar: Special Problems in Theatre Practice (1 hour class-3 hours required)
  • TH 457-History of the Theatre I (3 hours)
  • TH 458-History of the Theatre II (3 hours)

One of the following courses:

  • TH 200-Stage Make-Up (3 hours)
  • TH 318-Stage Lighting (3 hours)
  • TH 464-Costume for the Stage

Other courses include:

  • COM 101-Oral Communication (3 hours)
  • HKC/KIN 120, 125, 130, 138, 140, 144, 150 or 240 (1 hour)

 

BA Degree Requirements:

  • Foreign Language (One area-14 hours) or 6 hours at the 200 Level

 

Professional Education Requirements (33 semester hours):

  • ED 300-Education as a Profession (3 hours)
  • ED 302-Art and Science of Teaching (3 hours)
  • ED 351-Educational Measurement (3 hours)
  • ED 365-Content Area Reading (3 hours)
  • ED 407-Observation and Directed Teaching, Grades K-12 (3 hours)
  • ED 401-Teacher Internship Seminar: Classroom Management (3 hours)
  • PSY 206-Human Growth and Development (3 hours)
  • PSY 360-Educational Psychology (3 hours)