Dec 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FYG - Theatre Arts, Theatre Education, BA

Theatre Arts - Theatre Education Concentration, BA

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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)

*Students are strongly recommended to take PSY 3010 as a General Education choice in the Liberal Studies 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)

This minor is designed for students enrolled in the Theatre Arts B.A. program with a Theatre Education concentration. This minor prepares students to pursue careers in teaching or as a teaching artist. Candidates who wish to teach in North Carolina public schools are required to successfully complete an educator preparation program including Student Teaching, EDU 4900 . They must hold or be eligible to hold an A-level progessional education license and successfully complete all licensure requirements. Candidates who wish to work as a teaching artist and not gain licensure are required to take Capstone, THR 4840 

A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) must be earned in all Professional Education Courses by Teacher Education majors.


See minor requirements here: Teacher Education for Theatre Arts Minor  


Free Electives (0-4 Hours)

To total a minimum of 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

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