Speech and Theatre (Bachelor of Science in Education, B.S.E.)
*Effective Fall 2020, this program is being phased out and has a 3-year teach out plan. More information can be found here.
The Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in Speech and Theatre leads to certification to teach Speech and Theatre in schools. Students who pursue this program should consider teaching as their immediate career goal.
|Students must complete General Studies courses||42-47|
|COM 104||Oral Communication||3|
|COM 205||Introduction to Mass Media||3|
|COM 210||Presentational Communication||3|
|COM 222||Communication Theory||3|
|COM 324||Small Group Communication||3|
|COM 334||Argumentation and Debate||3|
|COM 342||Intercultural Communication||3|
|COM 465||Methods of Teaching Speech and Drama||3|
|THR 221||Technical Production 1||3|
|THR 222||Technical Production 2||3|
|THR 228||Acting I||3|
|THR 275||Script Analysis||3|
|THR 328||Acting II||3|
|THR 348||Directing for the Stage I||3|
|THR 389||Scenic Design||3|
|or THR 393||Stage Lighting|
|Select three credit hours in Theatre or Cinema courses numbered 200 or higher||3|
|Education Professional Sequence|
|Students must complete the Professional Sequence||33|
Program Graduation Requirements
- Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.75, a major GPA of 3.0 and a minimum 3.0 GPA in Education coursework.
University Graduation Requirements
- Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
- Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper-division courses. Lower-division transfer courses accepted as meeting upper-division departmental course requirements cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
- Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
- Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments.
- Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.
- Successfully pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement exam.