Sample Curriculum

 

Fall

units

Spring

units

Summer

units

Total Units

Year 1

Seminar: Intro to Theatre Pedagogy (3 units)

Seminar: Intro to Research and Writing (3 units)

Theories of Acting and Directing (3 units)

3

3

3

Seminar: Teaching Acting (3 units)

Directing (3 units)

Practicum: Teaching Beginning Acting (3 units)

3

3

3

Issues in Theatre Pedagogy (3 units)

3

21

Year 2

The Collaborative Process (3 units)

Teaching the Specialized Acting Course (Scene Study) (3 units)

Practicum: Teaching Beginning Acting (3 units)

3

3

3

Techniques in Actor Coaching (3 units)

Practicum: Teaching Beginning Acting (3 units)

3

3

Advanced Directing (3 units)

3

21

Year 3

Survey of Dramatic Literature (3 units)

Performance Practicum (3 units)

Thesis (3 units)

3

3

3

Teaching the Specialized Acting Course (Camera) (3 units)

* Additional Elective (3 units)

Thesis (3 units)

3

3

3

   

18

Totals

 

27

 

27

 

6

60

60 total units across all 3 years.

Year 1

3 units per course, 7 courses, 21 total units.

Fall

  • Seminar: Intro to Theatre Pedagogy
  • Seminar: Intro to Research and Writing
  • Theories of Acting and Directing

Spring

  • Seminar: Teaching Acting
  • Directing
  • Practicum: Teaching Beginning Acting

Summer

  • Issues in Theatre Pedagogy

Year 2

3 units per course, 7 courses, 21 total units.

Fall

  • The Collaborative Process
  • Teaching the Specialized Acting Course (Scene Study)
  • Practicum: Teaching Beginning Acting

Spring

  • Techniques in Actor Coaching
  • Practicum: Teaching Beginning Acting

Summer

  • Advanced Directing

Year 3

3 units per course, 6 courses, 18 total units.

Fall

  • Survey of Dramatic Literature
  • Performance Practicum
  • Thesis

Spring

  • Teaching the Specialized Acting Course (Camera)
  • * Additional Elective
  • Thesis

60 total units across all 3 years.

Year 1

3 units per course, 7 courses, 21 total units.

  • Fall
    • Seminar: Intro to Theatre Pedagogy
    • Seminar: Intro to Research and Writing
    • Theories of Acting and Directing
  • Spring
    • Seminar: Teaching Acting
    • Directing
    • Practicum: Teaching Beginning Acting
  • Summer
    • Issues in Theatre Pedagogy

Year 2

3 units per course, 7 courses, 21 total units.

  • Fall
    • The Collaborative Process
    • Teaching the Specialized Acting Course (Scene Study)
    • Practicum: Teaching Beginning Acting
  • Spring
    • Techniques in Actor Coaching
    • Practicum: Teaching Beginning Acting
  • Summer
    • Advanced Directing

Year 3

3 units per course, 6 courses, 18 total units.

  • Fall
    • Survey of Dramatic Literature
    • Performance Practicum
    • Thesis
  • Spring
    • Teaching the Specialized Acting Course (Camera)
    • * Additional Elective
    • Thesis