Feb 04, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Theatre Teaching Licensure

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Theatre Teaching Licensure Requirements

In addition to general education  (including WRTC 103 ) and theatre major requirements, students desiring PK-12 licensure in theatre must complete additional course work in education, psychology and theatre. It is necessary to be admitted to the teacher education program prior to enrolling in professional education courses. For a complete description of admission and retention policies and procedures for teacher education, refer to the College of Education .

Students seeking licensure are encouraged to consult regularly with the theatre education program adviser. The undergraduate degree leading to licensure must include the following minimum requirements in theatre:

  • Theatre education concentration requirements (15 credits)
  • All theatre major core requirements (8 credits)
  • All theatre major non-concentration requirements (28 credits)
  • Directing (i.e. THEA 355 ) must be taken to fulfill the major’s “performance requirement” (3 credits)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Required Education and Psychology Courses

Total: 23 Credit Hours


Grade of “C” or better required in EDUC 200 , PSYC 160  and WRTC 103 , and are prerequisites for teacher education.

2 Students must be accepted to the Teacher Education program through the College of Education to enroll in THEA 325  and THEA 480 .

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