May 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre Arts - Theatre Education Concentration, BA

Program Code: 591*/591E
CIP Code: 50.0501


General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

(THR 2005  and THR 3730  taken for the major may count toward General Education: Liberal Studies Experience; Integrative Learning Experience)

Language Requirements (3 Hours)

Students are required to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency in a language other than English. Intermediate-level proficiency is demonstrated by successful completion of a 4th-semester language course in one of the following:

Note: Beginning language course I & II or beginning combination language course and intermediate language course I are prerequisites for *intermediate level II course. Placement tests are designed for placement purposes only and a score on this test alone is not sufficient to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency.

Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.


Major Requirements (46-52 Hours)

An overall 2.0 GPA is required in the major. 18 semester hours must be completed at Appalachian State University.

  • Junior Writing in the Discipline [WID]
  • Senior Capstone Experience [CAP] must be met.

Theatre Education Concentration Requirements (21-27 Hours)

Teacher Education for Theatre Arts Minor Required (18 Hours)

A minimum grade of “C” is required in each professional education course.

# Admission to Teacher Education Required. To be admitted to the Teacher Education Program students must take and satisfy testing requirements for all areas of PRAXIS I Core, (Reading, Writing, and Math) or SAT and/or ACT scores in lieu of PRAXIS I Core. There is no PRAXIS II Area Exam required for the BA in Theatre Arts with a concentration in Theatre Education. Teacher licensure programs require a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA from admission into the teacher education program until graduation, including for admission to student teaching. For more detailed information please go to Reich College of Education.

Free Electives (0-4 Hours)

To total a minimum of 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

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