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  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre, B.F.A.


Academic Foundations and Core Curriculum - 42 semester hours


(See Academic Foundations and Core Curriculum - 42 semester hours )

Core Curriculum Specifics


Creative Arts:

THEA 2423 - Dramatic Analysis  

Writing Proficiency Requirement


Graduation requirements at Midwestern State University include passing the Writing Proficiency Exam, to be taken after the student has completed 60 hours of coursework and before they have accrued 90 hours. Students failing the exam must pass ENGL 2113 - Intermediate Composition & Grammar .

A. Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in Theatre (Emphasis in Design/Technology)


The purpose of the B.F.A. degree with an emphasis in design/technology is to prepare the student for entry into a graduate program in design and/or technical theatre or for employment with amateur, semi-professional, or professional theatrical-production organizations.

Note:


A grade of D will not be accepted to meet requirements for the Theatre Core or the Design/Technology Emphasis.

Design/Technology Emphasis - 36 hours


Department-Approved Electives - 8 hours


Total Semester Hours, including at least 39 upper-level hours - 120 hours


B. Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in Theatre (Emphasis in Performance)


The purpose of the B.F.A. degree with an emphasis in performance is to prepare the student for entry into a graduate program in theatre performance or for employment with amateur, semi-professional, or professional theatrical-production organizations.

Note:


A grade of D will not be accepted to meet requirements for the Theatre Core or the Performance Emphasis.

Performance Emphasis - 35 hours


Department-Approved Electives - 8 hours


Total Semester Hours, including at least 39 upper-level hours - 120 hours


C. Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in Theatre with Teacher Certification


Requirements are found in Theatre (Grades EC-12, All-Level), B.F.A. with Teacher Certification 

The purpose of the B.F.A. degree with teacher certification is to prepare the student to teach and produce theatre in primary, middle, or secondary school settings.

To be accepted into the teacher education program, a student must (1) complete at least 60 semester hours of credit, (2) file a formal application and three letters of recommendation in the Education Office, (3) earn satisfactory scores on the Texas Higher Education Assessment - or equivalent - in reading, writing, and mathematics, and (4) compile at least a 2.5 grade average in freshman English (excluding developmental courses) and a 2.75 cumulative grade average.