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2018-2019 General Catalog

Theatre Arts: Theatre Education Certification Option - BFA


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Department of Theatre Arts

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  • If beginning the program in an even year, please review the degree map, "even year".  If beginning the program in an odd year, please review the degree map, "odd year".
  • For more information about Theatre Arts, see the department website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and logon to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements  see link University Studies Depth Requirements  see link
NOTES:

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen

Admitted to USU in Good Standing

Students must apply and interview to be considered for acceptance. Space is limited. Acceptance is not guaranteed.

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU

Students must apply and interview to be considered for acceptance. Space is limited. Acceptance is not guaranteed.

3.0 GPA

 

First Year (Even Year)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3   Communications Literacy (CL1 and CL2) ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3   Communications Literacy (CL1 and CL2) 
THEA 1310: Theatre Education Seminar   .5  

Emphasis Course

THEA 1310: Theatre Education Seminar   .5  

Emphasis Course

THEA 2203: Costume Construction and Technology  3  

Core Course 

THEA 1513: Stagecraft (BCA)   3  

Core Course
General Education
Breadth Exploration

Quantitative Literacy (QL)  3-4 It is suggested that student take either STAT 1040  or STAT 1045  to fullfil this requirement THEA 1713: Playscript Analysis (BHU)   3  

Core Course
General Education
Breadth Humanites

Breadth American Institutions (BAI)  3 General Education Breadth Course Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS)   3 General Education Breadth Course
Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3 General Education Breadth Course Breadth Life Sciences (BLS)   3 General Education Breadth Course
Comments

 

Comments

Second Year (Even Year)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

THEA 1033: Beginning Acting (BCA)  3  Core Course
General Education
Breadth Creative Arts
SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities  2  Emphasis Course
THEA 1310: Theatre Education Seminar   .5   Emphasis Course THEA 1310: Theatre Education Seminar  .5  Emphasis Course
THEA 2555: Production Practicum   .5   Core Course THEA 2555: Production Practicum  .5  Core Course
THEA 3610: Directing I  3  Core Course THEA 2000: Acting III: Scene Study-Text as Action  or THEA 4820: Company Workshop  3  or 3   
THEA 4330: Methods of Teaching Drama, Grades K-6   3  Emphasis Course THEA 3380: Drama Across the Curriculum, Grades K-12   3  Emphasis Course
THEA 4350: Theatre for Young Audiences   3  Emphasis Course THEA 3550: Stage Management   3  Emphasis Course
Quantitative Intensive (QI)   3

Depth Course
Suggested DSC/QI Courses 

THEA 3710: Theatre History and Literature I (CI/DHA)   3  Emphasis Course
Depth Course
Communication Intensive
Comments

 

Comments

 

Third Year (Even Year)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

THEA 1310: Theatre Education Seminar   .5   Emphasis Course SCED 3210: Educational and Multicultural Foundations (DSS/CI)   3   Emphasis Course
THEA 2555: Production Practicum   .5   Core Course SCED 5200: Language, Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (CI)   3   Emphasis Course
THEA 3300: Clinical Experience in Teaching I   1   Emphasis Course SCED 4210: Assessment and Curriculum Design   3   Emphasis Course
THEA 3370: Applied Theatre   3   Emphasis Course THEA 1310: Theatre Education Seminar   .5  

Emphasis Course

THEA 3720: Theatre History and Literature II (CI/DHA)   3  

Emphasis Course
Depth Course
Communication Intensive

THEA 2555: Production Practicum   .5   Core Course
THEA 4340: Methods of Teaching Theatre, Grades 7-12   3   Emphasis Course THEA 4300: Clinical Experience in Teaching II   1   Emphasis Course
THEA 4360: Play Production in Secondary Schools   2   Emphasis Course Dramatic Literature   3

Emphasis Course

Depth Social Sciences (DSS) Course  or Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC) Course  3 Depth Course      
Comments

 

Comments

 

Fourth Year (Even Year)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

SCED 5100: Motivation and Classroom Management   3   Emphasis Course THEA 5390: Student Teaching Seminar   2   Emphasis Course
THEA 1310: Theatre Education Seminar   .5   Emphasis Course THEA 5630: Student Teaching in Secondary Schools   10   Emphasis Course
THEA 2555: Production Practicum   .5   Core Course      
THEA 2000: Acting III: Scene Study-Text as Action  or THEA 4820: Company Workshop    3  OR 3    Emphasis Course      
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC) Course  or Depth Social Sciences (DSS) Course  3

Depth Course

     
General Electives 6        
Comments

 

Comments

 

 

 

 

Odd Year Start

First Year (Odd Year)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3   Communications Literacy (CL1 and CL2) ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3 Communications Literacy (CL1 and CL2) 
THEA 1310: Theatre Education Seminar   .5   Emphasis Course THEA 1310: Theatre Education Seminar   .5   Emphasis Course
THEA 2203: Costume Construction and Technology   3   Core Course THEA 1513: Stagecraft (BCA)   3   Core Course
General Education
Breadth Exploration
Breadth American Institutions (BAI)    3 General Education Breadth Course THEA 1713: Playscript Analysis (BHU)   3   Core Course
General Education
Breadth Humanities
Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3 General Education Breadth Course Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS)   3 General Education
Breadth Physical Science
Quantitative Literacy (QL) Course   3-4 It is suggested that student take either STAT 1040  or STAT 1045  to fullfil this requirement Breadth Life Sciences (BLS)   3 General Education
Breadth Life Sciences
Comments

 

Comments

Second Year (Odd Year)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

THEA 1033: Beginning Acting (BCA)  3  Core Course
General Education
Breadth Creative Arts
SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities  2  Emphasis Course
THEA 1310: Theatre Education Seminar   .5  Emphasis Course THEA 1310: Theatre Education Seminar   .5   Emphasis Course
THEA 2555: Production Practicum  .5  Emphasis Course THEA 2000: Acting III: Scene Study-Text as Action  or THEA 4820: Company Workshop  3  or 3  Emphasis Course
THEA 3370: Applied Theatre   3  Core Course THEA 2555: Production Practicum  .5   Core Course
THEA 3610: Directing I   3  Core Course THEA 3550: Stage Management   3   Core Course
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC) Course  or Depth Social Sciences (DSS) Course   3 Depth Course THEA 3710: Theatre History and Literature I (CI/DHA)   3   Core Course
Depth Course
Communication Intensive
Quantitative Intensive (QI)  3

General Edcuation
Breadth Social Science

Dramatic Literature  3

Emphasis Course

Comments

 

Comments

 

Third Year (Odd Year)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

SCED 5100: Motivation and Classroom Management   3   Emphasis Course SCED 3210: Educational and Multicultural Foundations (DSS/CI)   3  

Emphasis Course
Depth Social Sceince
Communication Intensive

THEA 1310: Theatre Education Seminar   .5   Emphasis Course SCED 5200: Language, Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (CI)   3   Emphasis Course
Communication Intensive
THEA 2555: Production Practicum           .5   Core Course SCED 4210: Assessment and Curriculum Design   3   Emphasis Course
THEA 3300: Clinical Experience in Teaching I   1   Emphasis Course THEA 1310: Theatre Education Seminar   .5   Emphasis Course
THEA 3720: Theatre History and Literature II (CI/DHA)   3   Emphasis Course THEA 2555: Production Practicum   .5  

Core Course

THEA 4330: Methods of Teaching Drama, Grades K-6   3   Emphasis Course THEA 3380: Drama Across the Curriculum, Grades K-12   3  

Emphasis Course

THEA 4350: Theatre for Young Audiences       3   Emphasis Course THEA 4300: Clinical Experience in Teaching II   1   Emphasis Course
Comments

 

Comments

 

Fourth Year (Odd Year)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

THEA 1310: Theatre Education Seminar   .5   Emphasis Course THEA 5390: Student Teaching Seminar   2   Emphasis Course
THEA 2555: Production Practicum   .5   Core Course THEA 5630: Student Teaching in Secondary Schools   10   Emphasis Course
THEA 4340: Methods of Teaching Theatre, Grades 7-12   3   Emphasis Course      
THEA 4360: Play Production in Secondary Schools   2   Emphasis Course      
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC) Course  or Depth Social Sciences (DSS) Course   3

Depth Course

     
General Elective 6        
Comments

 

Comments

 

 

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