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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
Secondary Teacher Certification

(Theatre major with secondary teacher certification* — 127 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
Courses Hours
Theatre 2331 and 2334 6
Theatre 3331, 3334, 4301, 4311, 4312, 4321, and 4341

21

Theatre (advanced) 6
Other Requirements
Courses Hours
Communication 2301 3
Theatre 2345 3
English 1301 and 1302 6
English sophomore literature: 2323, 2324, 2325, 2328, 2329 or Honors 2305 3
Political Science 2301 and 2302 6
History 1301 and 1302 6
Computational and Applied Math 2305, Mathematics 1302, 1303, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1333, 1561, 2305, 2513 3
Natural Science (two lab sciences: biology, chemistry, geology, physical science, or physics) 8
Social Science: Agricultural Economics 1331, Economics, 2300, 2301, 2302, Geography 2301, 2305,  Psychology 1303, 2301, Sociology 1303, 2301 3
Humanities (English-an additional sophomore literature, History 2331, 2332, French 2372, German 2372,  Philosophy 2301, 2311, 2321,  or Honors 2305 ) 3
Modern Language  2311 and 2312 (also 1301, 1302 if necessary) 6
Theatre 1351 or 1352 3
Professional Education
Courses Hours
Education 4321, 4322, 4323, 4974 18
Educational Psychology 3303 3
Reading 4320 3
Minor
Courses Hours
Minor 18

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 126 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.

Secondary Teacher Certification: The student who chooses theatre as a teaching field must complete: Theatre 1351 or 1352, 2331, 2334, 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.

* Degree and certification standards may require the student majoring in theatre to exceed the normal 120-semester-hour minimum for a baccalaureate degree.