The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Theatre with a Concentration in Theatre Education prepares students for K-12 Theatre Education licensure in North Carolina. It is designed for students who wish to become theatre teachers in public schools.
Additional Admission Requirements
Students wishing to pursue licensure are admitted as Theatre majors and should contact the Arts Education Specialist as soon as possible for advising. A decision later than Freshman year to seek licensure may result in a delayed graduation date.
After submitting the Application to Teacher Education, students may be admitted to the Theatre Education program. Once admitted to the Concentration in Theatre Education and the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education, the Concentration in Theatre Education is added to students' records and they progress with upper-level coursework.
General Education Courses (34 credit hours)
For details on required courses, refer to the General Education program. Both Writing Intensive (W) courses and the Oral Communications (O) course are fulfilled by courses in the major.
Foreign Language Courses (8 credit hours)
Select two semesters of the same foreign language with course numbers such as 1201 and 1202, or at least three years of the same language in high school.