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  Oct 20, 2017
 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Theatre Education, B.S.


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Xavier University’s theatre education program combines a well-rounded theatre education with the necessary educational courses for students to receive their license to teach theatre to grades PK - 12 in Ohio’s public schools.  Practical experiences and professional collaborations in theatre help to prepare the next generation of theatre teachers the breadth of knowledge to face the challenges of teaching today’s students.

Requirements for the Theatre Education Major


Core Curriculum Requirements:


Major Requirements:


Theatre Foundation Courses


28 credit hours from:

Theatre Performance/Production Courses:


12 credits from:

Education Requirements:


31 credits:

Additional Requirements:


  • Pass a comprehensive theatre exam during the spring semester of senior year.
  • Participation in at least one regional audition/interview event (SETC, UPTA, etc.)  Event must be approved by faculty.
  • Production attendance for all shows in which not cast or holding a technical position.
  • Attendance at 20 professional productions.
  • Audition or submit technical application for all departmental productions, except during semester of study teaching.

Notes:


  • A 3.000 cumulative average must be attained in the theatre major.
  • Students are required to have regular advising meetings with their theatre department advisor. 

TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 133 Semester Hours


B.S. Theatre Education


Freshman Year


Fall Semester


  • THEATRE 100 - Intro to Theatre
  • THEATRE 120 - Acting I
  • CORE 100 - First Year Seminar
  • PHILOSOPHY 100 - Introduction to Ethics
  • Foreign Language I
  • MONTESSORI EDUCATION 131 - Professional Education

Spring Semester


  • THEATRE 110 - Survey of Dramatic Literature
  • THEATRE 150 - Stagecraft
  • THEOLOGY 111
  • Foreign Language II
  • THEATRE 198/199 - Theatre Workshop
  • EDUCATION 110 - Human Development and Learning

Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


  • THEATRE 205 - Theatre History I
  • Theatre Performance/Production Elective
  • Historical Perspectives elective
  • Scientific Perspectives elective
  • PHILOSOPHY 200 - Philosophical Perspectives
  • THEATRE 198/199 - Theatre Workshop
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION 200 - Special Education Indent and Issues

Spring Semester


  • THEATRE 206 - Theatre History II
  • THEATRE 211 - Script Analysis
  • Mathematical Perspectives Elective
  • Theological Perspectives Elective
  • Theatre Production/Performance Elective
  • THEATRE 198/199 - Theatre Workshop
  • THEATRE 301 - Teaching Methods Elementary Education

Junior Year


Fall Semester


  • THEATRE Production/Performance Elective
  • THEATRE 302 - Teaching Methods Secondary Education
  • Theatre Elective
  • Natural Science Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • MONTESSORI EDUCATION 350 - Tech and Topics for Teachers

Spring Semester


  • THEATRE 310 Directing
  • THEATRE 198/199 Theatre Workshop
  • Social Science Elective
  • ENGLISH 205 - Literature and Moral Imagination
  • General Elective
  • THEATRE 350 - Theatre Internship

Senior Year


Fall Semester


  • Theatre Production/Performance Elective
  • THEATRE 198/199 - Theatre Workshop
  • General Elective

Spring Semester


  • Theatre Production/Performance Elective
  • THEATRE 450 - Senior Thesis
  • General Elective

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