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Drama (BFA) Theatre Education

Mission
The BFA degree in Theatre Education prepares qualified undergraduates to become effective professional theatre educators at the elementary (K-5), middle school (6-8), and secondary (9-12) levels. The program has two primary goals: first, to establish in students a solid foundation in all areas of specialization in Theatre Arts; and second, to prepare competent, highly qualified, and dedicated teachers through study of professional education, identification of best practices in Theatre Education, development of a personal teaching philosophy, and active engagement in the K-12 school environment.


Learning Outcomes

Theatre-based Content Knowledge
Graduating students know the content they teach. They demonstrate breadth and depth of understanding and application of content knowledge in theatre arts.

Pedagogy in the Theatre Classroom - Planning and Reflective Practice
Graduating students demonstrate effective design of classroom instruction based on research-verified practice.

Professional Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions in the Theatre Classroom
Graduating students demonstrate appropriate knowledge, skills, and dispositions within clinical practice.

Positive Impact on Student Learning
Graduating students demonstrate a capacity to impact student learning through methodical projection, evaluation, and reflection.

Leadership and Collaboration
Graduating students translate leadership and collaboration within the UNCG theatre department into a K-12 classroom .

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