Master of Arts - Teaching Artistry Curriculum

The program requires a total of thirty two (32) credits, and can be completed in one of two options:

  • Plan A (Thesis): Includes 24 credits of coursework and 8 credits of Master's Thesis Research and Direction
  • Plan B (Essay): Includes 28 credits of coursework and 4 credits of Master's Essay Direction

Plan A: Thesis

Three-Year Part-Time Plan

Course List
Code Title Credits
THR 7951 Foundations of Theatre and Dance Pedagogy 3
THR 7901 Research Methods in Theatre and Dance 3
THR 8875 Seminar: Research Topics in Theatre and Drama 3
THR 8951 Art and Human Development 3
The following course should be taken twice for credit: 6

THR 8961

Artistic Praxis  
The following course should be taken twice for credit: 6

THR 8965

Principles of Teaching Artistry  
THR 8999 Master's Thesis Research and Direction 8
Total Credits 32

Plan B: Essay

Three-Year Part-time Plan

Course List
Code Title Credits
THR 5731 Applied Theatre Studies: Community Possibilities 3
THR 5738 Applied Theatre Practicum 1
THR 7741 Dramaturgy 3
THR 7951 Foundations of Theatre and Dance Pedagogy 3
THR 7901 Research Methods in Theatre and Dance 3
THR 7999 Master's Essay Direction 4
THR 8875 Seminar: Research Topics in Theatre and Drama 3
THR 8951 Art and Human Development 3
THR 8961 Artistic Praxis 3
THR 8965 Principles of Teaching Artistry 3
Additional coursework in Theatre and Dance 3
Total Credits 32

 

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