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  Nov 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Theatre Education, BFA


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The BFA program is designed to prepare knowledgeable, skilled graduates who will compete in an increasingly competitive field. Students will also learn to assess, explain, and interpret the many roles and responsibilities inherent in the world of the educational theatre artist. They will also understand how to use the skills they have developed in other career paths related to their degree.

This major satisfies the Washington State endorsement standards for Theatre. For marketability students should have a minor leading to endorsement in an additional subject area. This pre-professional training program includes the Professional Education Program and full admission to the teacher certification program offered through the School of Education.

Admission Requirements
Student will be admitted through a comprehensive application process at the sophomore level (after reaching 45 credits), or higher, and must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all collegiate work.

Student must also meet the standards for full admission to the School of Education Professional Education Program.

Graduation Requirements
A passing score on each section of the Washington Educator Skills Test - Basic (WEST-E) for Theatre.

Program Requirements
BFA candidates must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in Theatre Arts with a minimum grade of “B-” (2.8) in each course.

Student must also meet the standards for full admission to the School of Education Professional Education Program.

Theatre Endorsement Component Areas


The Theatre Education BFA curriculum is designed to not only meet state endorsement standards for Theatre but will provide one of the strongest teacher candidate preparation program in the state. This pre-professional training program will prepare students for careers in K-12 as well as educational programming with regional theatres.

History Component Credits: 4


Complete any of the following for a total of four (4) credits.

Lab Component Credits: 3


Complete any of the following for a total of three (3) credits.

Literature Component Credits: 4


Complete any of the following for at least four (4) credits.

Production Requirement Credits: 3


Complete one of the following for three (3) credits.

Production Component Credits: 3


Complete any additional production course(s) for three (3) credits.

Technology Component Credits: 9


Choose any of the following for at least nine (9) credits.

Total Credits: 58


Professional Education Program Credits: 50


Professional Education Program  

Total Credits: 108


College and Department Information


Theatre Arts Department  
College of Arts and Humanities  

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