The major in Speech and Theatre with a concentration in Theatre is designed to provide students with maximum opportunities to develop theoretical and practical appreciation of theatre arts. Preparation is offered for the pursuit of graduate study in a number of fields or for entry into professions including secondary school teaching and professional theatre.
All students majoring in Speech and Theatre must complete COMM 2200 - Fundamentals of Communication and earn a grade of C or better for the course to count as a prerequisite or to count towards graduation.
Students majoring in Speech and Theatre must receive a grade of C (2.00) or better in all courses in their concentration for the course to count as a prerequisite or to count toward graduation.
Teacher Licensure in Theatre K-12 (B.S.)
The Speech and Theatre Department offers one teacher licensure program: Theatre (grades K–12).
Students will complete a major in Speech and Theatre with a concentration in Theatre. Students must complete a Teacher Licensure in Theatre cognate. There is also a Secondary Education minor requirement. Students must contact their Secondary Education minor advisors for approval of appropriate courses. (For specific procedures and additional requirements for teacher licensure, see College of Education.)
Curricular listings include General Education requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.
All students pursuing a major within this department must complete the General Education requirements. The following is a suggested pattern of study for the first two years; however, consultation with the assigned advisor is necessary before each registration.