BA in Theatre Education

Degree Plan

Christian Literacy – 16 hours

  • BI 1211 Life of Christ – 2 hours
  • BI 1214 Book of Acts – 2 hours
  • BI 2202 Pentateuch – 2 hours
  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family – 3 hours
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage – 3 hours
  • Electives – choose one of the following:
    • BI 1XXX – 2 hours
    • BI 2XXX – 2 hours
  • Electives – choose one of the following:
    • BI 3XXX – 2 hours
    • BI 4XXX – 2 hours

Cultural Heritage Literacy – 12 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Cultural Heritage I – 3 hours
  • HU 1320 Western Cultural Heritage II – 3 hours
  • HU 2310 Western Cultural Heritage III – 3 hours
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage – 3 hours

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – 11 hours

Mathematics

MH 1338 Finite Mathematics or higher – 3 hours

Physical Science – one course from

  • PHY 1304 Principles of Physical Science or higher
  • CHM 1300 Chemistry and Society or higher

Natural Science – one course from

  • BIO 1300 Introduction to Biology or higher – 3 hours
  • Companion Lab to Natural or Physical Science Course – 1 hour

Information and Communication Literacy – 21 hours

Composition and Literature

  • EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours
  • EH 2301 or EH 2303 or EH 2304 – 3 hours

Communication

EH 1303 Speech Communication – 3 hours

Technology – choose one of the following:

  • CA 1302 Computer Applications – 3 hours
  • CS 1305 Computer Programming I – 3 hours
  • ED 2325 Technology in the Classroom – 3 hours
  • INF 1300 Information Research & Strategies – 3 hours

Foreign Language: 6 hours in a given foreign language

Personal and Social Literacy – 11 hours

Personal

  • FASL 1090 Exp. in Service Learning I – 0 hours
  • FASL 2090 Exp. in Service Learning II – 0 hours
  • FASL 3090 Exp. in Service Learning II – 0 hours
  • FASL 4190 Exp. in Service Learning IV  Capstone – 1 hour
  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours
  • PE Activity – two one-hour activity course – 1 hour
  • PE Activity – 1 hour

Freshman/Transfer Experience

  • FAFE 1111 Freshmen Experience – 1 hour
  • FATE 2111 Transfer Experience – 1 hour

Social Science – choose one of the following courses:

  • BA 2303 Macroeconomics – 3 hours
  • CJ 1300 Intro to Criminal Justice – 3 hours
  • COU 2320 Intro to Counseling – 3 hours
  • PS 2308 Intro to American Constitutional Gov – 3 hours
  • PY 3310 Childhood and Adolescent Psychology – 3 hours
  • SY 2328 Intro to Sociology – 3 hours

Professional Studies – 36 hours

  • *ED 2320 Intro to Education – 3 hours
  • *ED 2322 Foundations of Education – 3 hours
  • *ED 2325 Technology in Classroom – 3 hours
  •   ED 3316 Reading in Content – 3 hours
  •  *ED 3340 Exceptional Learner – 3 hours
  •   ED 4320 Assessment in Education – 3 hours
  •   ED 4348 Classroom Management – 3 hours
  •   ED 4350 Seminar in Education – 3 hours
  • *PY 3380 Psychology of Learning – 3 hours

*Up to five professional studies courses may be taken prior to admission to TEP.  Each of these are indicated with an asterisk

Internship

ED 4998 P-12 Internship – 9 hours

Professional Literacy – 39 hours

  • TH 2330 Acting I
  • 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 Articulation – 3 hours
  • TH 3314 History of Costume – 3 hours
  • TH 3340 Technical Theatre III – 3 hours
  • TH 4302 Play Directing – 3 hours
  • TH 4302 Play Directing – 3 hours
  • Electives* – 6 hours

Total Hours – 146 hours

*The student is not required to take any specific courses to fill the elective requirement. They will, however, be encouraged to take courses that will strengthen and complement their degree program. Courses in Music, Art, Creative Writing, and Literature are advisable.

Students with deficiencies or special needs will be advised to take specific theatre courses that will count as electives. All electives must be upper division courses (3000 or 4000 level).

Note: 45-48 semester hours of upper level courses are required for graduation.