Bachelor of Arts in Drama (EC-12 Drama Certification)

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

120 semester credit hours.

A student may earn a B.A. in Drama with a Teaching Certification. Any student interested in pursuing Teaching Certification is encouraged to consult the certification program as described in this catalogue under the College of Professional Education. For students pursuing Theatre Arts as a Teaching Field, the following courses are required.

Required Drama Courses (42 SCH)
DRAM 1312Rehearsal and Production I (taken two times)4
DRAM 1321Script Reading (taken two times)2
DRAM 2113Stagecraft I3
DRAM 2213Performance I3
DRAM 2312Rehearsal and Performance II (taken two times)4
DRAM 2433Theatrical Makeup3
DRAM 3312Rehearsal and Performance III (taken two times)4
DRAM 3423Drafting for the Stage3
DRAM 3461Stage Management1
DRAM 3473The Theatre and Its Drama: Before 17153
DRAM 3483The Theatre and Its Drama: Since 17153
DRAM 3523Play Directing3
DRAM 4403Scenic Design3
or DRAM 4413 Costume Design
or DRAM 4423 Stage Lighting
DRAM 4603Summer Stock3
Required Education Courses (23 SCH)
EDUC 2003Schools and Society3
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration2
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management3
EDUC 4236Student Teaching: Theatre Arts6
READ 3013Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum3
Electives7
Take six SCH of drama or related studies electives
Foreign Language6

Proposed changes in areas and levels of Texas teaching certificates by the State Board of Educator Certification (SBEC) will result in major changes in teacher education programs throughout the State. Information in this catalog reflects current programs.

Bachelor of Arts in Drama (EC-12 Drama Certification) Program of Study

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
DRAM 1312Rehearsal and Production I2
DRAM 1321Script Reading1
DRAM 2113Stagecraft I3
DRAM 2213Performance I3
ENG 1013Composition I3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience1
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
DRAM 1312Rehearsal and Production I2
DRAM 1321Script Reading1
ENG 1023Composition II3
MATH 1013Financial and Quantitative Literacy3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
Wellness/Mathematics CAO Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Second Year
Fall
DRAM 2312Rehearsal and Performance II2
DRAM 2433Theatrical Makeup3
EDUC 2003Schools and Society3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
Language, Philosophy, & Culture Core3
Life/Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours17
Spring
DRAM 2312Rehearsal and Performance II2
DRAM 3423Drafting for the Stage3
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social/Behavioral Science Core (GP)3
Life/Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours17
Third Year
Fall
DRAM 3312Rehearsal and Performance III2
DRAM 3473The Theatre and Its Drama: Before 17153
READ 3013Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration2
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
Related Studies: Foreign Lanugage3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
DRAM 3312Rehearsal and Performance III2
DRAM 3483The Theatre and Its Drama: Since 17153
DRAM 3461Stage Management1
DRAM 3523Play Directing3
Drama Elective3
Related Studies: Foreign Language3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Summer
DRAM 4603Summer Stock3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Fourth Year
Fall
DRAM 4403, 4413, or 4423Scenic Design3
Drama Elective3
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management3
Creative Arts Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
EDUC 4236Student Teaching: Theatre Arts6
 Semester Credit Hours6
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.