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Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Member, Texas Tech University System The Princeton Review - 373 Best Colleges, 2011 Edition

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre with
All-level Teacher Certification

(Theatre major with all-level teacher certification* — 120 semester hours)

Students must have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program and must be currently satisfying admission standards before being allowed to enroll in either Education 4322 or 4323.

Academic Major
  Hours
Theatre 2331, 2334, 2345 9
Theatre 3331, 3334, 4311, 4312, 4321, 4341 18
Theatre (advanced) 6
Other Requirements
  Hours
Communication 2301 3
Computational and Applied Math 1351,
Mathematics 1302, 1324, 1332, 1333, 1351
3
English 1301, 1302 6
General Studies 1181 1
History 1301 and 1302 6
Humanities:
Cultural Competence 2323,
English 2323, 2324, 2325, 2328, 2329,
History 2331, 2332,
Honors 2305,
Philosophy 2301, 2311, 2321
3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture:
Cultural Competence 2323,
English 2323, 2324, 2325, 2328, 2329
Philosophy 2301, 2311
3
Life and Physical Sciences:
Biology 1410, 1411, 1481, 1482, 2423, 2424,
Chemistry 1401, 1411,
Geography 2301/2101,
Geology 1401, 1402,
Physical Science 1301/1101, 1302/1102,
Physics 1301/1101, 1302/1102,
8
Modern Language  1301, 1302, 2311, 2312
in a single modern language
12
Political Science 2301 and 2302 6
Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Agricultural Economics 1331,
Economics, 1300, 2301, 2302,
Geography 2305, 
Psychology 1303, 2301,
Sociology 1303, 2301
3
Theatre 1311 3
Minor:
Education 4321, 4322, 4323,
Educational Psychology 3303, 3314,
Reading 4320
18
Professional Education:
Education 4974
9
Electives 3

The above professional degree plan meets all core curriculum and Bachelor of Arts degree requirements. The B.A. degree with a major in Theatre with teacher certification requires a minimum of 120 semester credit hours, a minimum of 42 advanced (junior and senior level) semester credit hours, and a minimum of 30 semester credit hours in residence (24 of which must be at the advanced level.) 24 of the last 30 hours required to complete this degree must be taken in residence.

Teacher Certification: The student who chooses theatre as a teaching field must complete: Theatre 1351 or 1352, 2331, 2334, 2345, 3331, 3334, 4311, 4312, 4321, 4341, plus 6 advanced semester hours.

* Students must be admitted in the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) to enroll in any senior-level Education course or Reading 4320.