(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:
(A higher-level language course that requires one of the above listed courses as a prerequisite may also be used to fulfill the language requirement.)
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.
Free Elective (THR elective must be within the BA Rule maximum credit as noted above) (3)
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.