Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

Degree Plan

Core Requirements – 58 hours

Christian Literacy – 17 hours

Lower Level Courses – 8 hours
  • BI 1211 Life of Christ – 2 hours
  • BI 1214 Book of Acts – 2 hours
  • BI 2202 Pentateuch – 2 hours
  • BI Lower Bible Elective – 2 hours
Upper Level Courses – 9 hours
  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family – 3 hours
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage – 3 hours
  • BI Upper Bible Elective – 3 hours

Western Cultural Heritage Literacy – 9 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Heritage I or Western Civ or World History – 3 hours
  • HU 2310 Western Heritage III or English Lit or World Lit – 3 hours
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage pr US History I – 3 hours

Mathematics – 3 hours

MH 1338 Finite Mathematics or higher – 3 hours

Science – 8 hours

  • BIO 1300/1100 Introduction to Biology or higher and lab – 4 hours
  • Physical Science, Chemistry, or Physics Course with lab – 4 hours

Humanities – 6 hours

  • EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours

Foreign Language or ESOL ** – 6 hours

Other – 9 hours

  • PY 3310 Childhood and Adolescent Development – 3 hours
  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours
  • PE Activity – 1 hour
  • FAFE 1111 Freshman Experience – 1 hour
  • FASL 1090/2090/3090/4190 Service Learning – 1 hour

Professional/Teaching Field Requirements – 72 hours

Professional Studies Certification Requirements* – 38 hours

  • ED 2020 Introduction to Education * – 0 hours
  • ED 2322 Foundations of Education * – 3 hours
  • ED 2325 Technology in the Classroom* – 3 hours
  • ED 3315 Fundamentals of Reading – 3 hours
  • ED 3340 Exceptional Learner * – 3 hours
  • ED 3344 Fine Arts in the Elementary School – 3 hours
  • ED 4229 Materials and Methods – 2 hours
  • ED 4320 Assessment in Education – 3 hours
  • ED 4348 Classroom Management – 3 hours
  • PY 3380 Educational Psychology * – 3 hours
  • ED 4350 Seminar in Education – 3 hours
  • ED 4998 P-12 Internship in the School – 9 hours

Theatre Teaching Field Certification Requirements* – 34 hours

  • TH 2330 Acting I – 3 hours
  • TH 2331 Acting II – 3 hours
  • TH 2340 Technical Theatre I – 3 hours
  • TH 2341 Technical Theatre II – 3 hours
  • TH 3301 Theatre History – 3 hours
  • TH 3302 Dramatic Literature – 3 hours
  • TH 3303 Modern American Drama – 3 hours
  • TH 3305 Voice and Diction – 3 hours
  • TH 3314 History of Costume – 3 hours
  • TH 3340 Technical Theatre III – 3 hours
  • TH 4129 Materials and Methods – 1 hour
  • TH 4302 Play Directing – 3 hours

Total Hours – 130 hours

*May be taken prior to admission to Teacher Education program.

** The foreign language requirement may be satisfied by a CLEP or AP score sufficient to warrant 6 semester hours of college level credit.

Note: 48 semester hours of upper level courses are required for graduation.

Last updated on 9/4/15.