Speech/Theatre Education Academic Plan

This 4-year plan will help guide you through your pathway to profession with your Speech/Theatre Education major. It is a sampling of the route you can take to your degree. (The contents of this 4-year plan are subject to modifications.)

Credit hours required to graduate:124
Freshman Fall
CourseCredits
GNST110Friends Experience 11
FINA108Aesthetics of Drama3
COMP201Writing 13
MATH111 College Algebra3
REL101Faith at Friends3
EDUC110Introduction to Teaching3
Hours16
Freshman Spring
CourseCredits
GNST111Friends Experience 21
SPCH100Public Speaking 3
THEA486/487/488/489*Advanced Studies Practicum: Forensics, Performance or Production2
COMP202Writing 23
EDUC251Psychology Applied to Teaching 3
Social Science & History General Education 3
Personal & Social Responsibility General Education 3
Hours18
Sophomore Fall
CourseCredits
THEA125Fundamentals for Actors 3
THEA250Scene Craft & Stage Technology 3
SPCH110Forensics & Debate3
ENGL215Introduction to Literature 3
World Religion & Christianity General Education 3
EDUC299Cornerstone Course for Teacher Education2
Hours17
Sophomore Spring
CourseCredits
THEA255Makeup Techniques for Stage and Media 3
SPCH270Oral Persuasion 3
EDUC325Reading Secondary 2
EDUC310Exceptional Child 2
EDUC311Special Populations1
Business General Education 3
World Religion & Christianity 2 General Education 3
Hours17
Junior Fall
CourseCredits
THEA410History of the Theatre3
COMM250Mass Media in Society 3
Foreign Language 14
PSYC250 Interpersonal Relations 3
EDUC335Technology in the Classroom 3
Hours16
Junior Spring
CourseCredits
SPCH320Text and Performance 3
COMM260/275American Film OR Broadcast Media Production3
Foreign Language 24
EDUC419Special Methods for Secondary Teachers: Speech/Theater 3
EDUC336Classroom Assessment 3
Hours16
Senior Fall
CourseCredits
THEA400Director for Theatre3
PSYC355Group Processes3
EDUC410Methods for Secondary Teachers 3
Social Science & History General Education 3
Culture & Diversity General Education 3
Hours15
Senior Spring
CourseCredits
THEA492Theatre Capstone1
ECUC499Capstone in Teacher Education 2
EDUC495Secondary School Student Teacher 9
EDUC490 Senior Practicum1
Hours13
Summer 1, 2 or 3
CourseCredits
Natural Science/Lab General Education 4
Humanities General Education3
Hours7
Total Credit Hours:135

* THEA 487 or 488 should be taken in Spring Freshman year
THEA 486 should be taken in Fall Junior year
THEA 489 can be taken in Spring Junior year