BSED Four-Year Degree Plan: Theatre

Student teaching

During your final semester at Missouri State, you will student teach. Student teaching meetings are held each January for the coming academic year. Attendance is required. You are required to participate in all extracurricular activities with your cooperating teacher to receive the full 12 hours of credit.

* Classes denote BSED major requirements

Sample schedule

The below schedule is only one example of a possible degree plan and is provided for informational purposes only. Meet with an advisor early to develop a degree plan that best suits your needs.

During your third semester you should apply for admission into the BSED speech and theatre program. During your fourth semester you should take the CBASE test and apply for admission into the teacher education program. Your second portfolio checkpoint will occur during your seventh semester.

The following degree plan, last reviewed 07-02-2018, is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

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Cultural Competence - General Education 3
Public Issues - General Education 3
Quantitative Literacy - General Education 3
Total hours 17

Second semester (spring)

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Physical Sciences (with lab) - General Education 4
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Total hours 17

Third semester (fall)

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The Arts - General Education 3
Total hours 18

Fourth semester (spring)

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Life Sciences (no lab) - General Education 3
Humanities - General Education 3
Social and Behavior Sciences - General Education 3
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Fifth semester (fall)

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Total hours 18

Sixth semester (spring)

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Total hours 19

Seventh semester (fall)

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Total hours 18

Eighth semester (spring)

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Total hours 12

Tips for success

  • Student teaching meetings are held each January for the coming academic year. Attendance is required. You are required to participate in all extra curricular activities with your cooperating teacher to receive the full 12 hours of credit.
  • This is a comprehensive major with no minor required for this major.
  • GPA requirements include: 2.5 on all course work; no grade lower than a “C” in all professional education courses.
  • Other requirements: MOGEA and MoCA exams.
  • Course offerings: THE 122, THE 323, COM 532 and COM/THE 417-(fall only); COM 534 and COM 536 (spring only).
  • This is a comprehensive major with no minor required for this major.