(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:
(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)
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.