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Theatre Education Program of Study

Every effort is made to ensure this information is current, but please be aware that some content may have changed. There is no substitute for developing a careful course registration plan in consultation with your advisor. For questions about this content, please see your advisor.

Some of these classes can be taken as sophomores, juniors, or seniors. A typical class load will be 14-16 hours each semester.

2019-20 Academic Year

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN

 

CNA 100 Principles of Human Communication (General Studies CAT 2) (take first semester)

3

CNA 101 Intro to Theatre (General Studies CAT 4)

3

CNA 223 Acting and CNA T320 Theatre Workshop

If CNA 223 Acting is selected, student must co-enroll in CNA T320 Theatre Workshop for .5 credit hour. 

3

CNA 232 Stagecraft and CNA T220/T420 Theatre Workshop

If CNA 232 Stagecraft is selected, student must co-enroll in CNA T220 for 1 credit hour or CNA T420 for 2 credit hours (Theatre Workshop). 

3

EDU 150 Professional Education in a Diverse Society

3

ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1) (take second semester)

3

General Studies CAT 5 and CAT 6

6

It is recommended that students satisfactorily complete the Core exam before completion of the freshman year.

   

SOPHOMORE

 

CNA T220 Theatre Workshop

.5

CNA T220 Theatre Workshop

.5

CNA T420 Theatre Workshop

1

CNA 337 Costumes and Makeup

3

EDU 250 Human Development and Cognition

3

EDU 275 Intro to PK-12 Instruction

3

General Studies CAT 7

3

General Studies CAT 8

3

Math by advisement (General Studies CAT 3)

3

Radio/television coursework (by advisement)

3

Advancement to Level 2: Acceptance to Teacher Education Candidacy required before taking any 300 or 400 level EDU / SPD courses.

 

 

JUNIOR

 

CNA T320 Theatre Workshop

2

CNA 318 Play Directing

3

CNA 333 American Theatre or CNA 335 Theatre History

3

CNA 386 Modern World Drama

3

EDU 409 CNA Content Area Methods

2

Courses in the minor or second endorsement

3-9

General Studies CAT 9

3

General Studies CAT 10

3

   

SENIOR - 1st semester

 

CNA 331 Scene Design or CNA 387 Lighting

3

CNA 432 Play Production for Secondary Schools

3

CNA elective

3

EDU Professional Education courses

Advancement to Level 3: Clinical Practice. Passing score on the appropriate Praxis II exam required before clinical practice.

 

 

SENIOR - 2nd semester

 

EDU 456 Clinical Practice and Seminar for Secondary School

12

All persons seeking Nebraska certification are required to provide proof of a passing score on the Praxis II content test designated for the area(s) of endorsement. For information about the test requirements, please visit the Nebraska Department of Education website at www.education.ne.gov.