Television, Radio, Film and Theatre, Department of
BA - Theatre Arts, Preparation for Teaching
This major is designed for students interested in teaching English or theatre arts in high school or middle school. The following course work satisfies San José State University's requirements for a BA in Theatre Arts. In addition, this program is approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) as subject matter preparation for a single subject credential in English.
Minimum grade point average (GPA) criteria may be required for verification of subject matter competency. Completion of the program will not guarantee admission to the credential program. Like all other applicants, students must meet credential program standards and undergo screening for admission. See "Teaching: How to Become a Teacher in California" (see index) for information on application and admission to credential programs.
|General Education Requirements||42|
|Of the 51 units required by the university, 9 may be satisfied by specified major and support requirements. Consult major advisor for details.|
|Of the 6 units required by the university, all may be satisfied within general education requirements as specified in the schedule of classes.|
|Preparation for the Major and Supporting Courses||27|
|ENGL 056A or ENGL 056B (3); ENGL 068A or ENGL 068B (3); ENGL 103, ENGL 105, ENGL 112B and ENGL 125 (12); ENGL 144 or ENGL 145 (3); LLD 163 (3); ENGL 161, ENGL 162, ENGL 163, ENGL 168 or ENGL 169 (3)|
|Requirements in the Major||45|
|TA 005, TA 011, TA 048, TA 064, TA 116, TA 151 and TA 167 (21); TA 153 or TA 154 (3); TA 051, TA 168, TA 180 and TA 198 (12); TA 100W (3); Complete two courses from: TA 117, TA 120, TA 127, TA 128 (6)|