The Theatre Education concentration is offered to prospective theatre educators. Students engage intensive teacher-training activities that lead to certification for teaching K-12.
1. 120 Semester Hours:
Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. Student must successfully repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades in major courses. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.
(Performance concentration majors must audition for every show)
Work in a technical capacity for at least one show annually
Stage manage at least one show before graduating
Work with costume or make-up design for at least one show before graduating
Attend all workshops
Four- Year Curriculum Plan
Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Theatre, K-12 Education
For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.
Many courses listed in the first year of these plans are specific to this degree program and may not fulfill degree requirements for other programs at the University. Students are advised that changing their program of study from this major to another major, after the first year, can extend the time until graduation by a semester or more.
Following the sophomore year, education students must pass the Praxis I (PPST) exam and apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program. Acceptance into the TEP requires a 2.5 GPA, a grade of C in required English courses and a recommendation from the Theatre Faculty.