Educational Theatre Doctoral Curriculum Overview

Educational Theatre Doctoral Curriculum Overview

Educational Theatre PhD

Educational Theatre PhD

 

Points/Credits

Foundations of Education

6 points

Specialized Research Methodology/Electives

15 points

Specialization Course Electives*

18-24 points

Cognate Study (course related to but not in specialization)

6 points

Departmental Content Seminar

3 points

Doctoral Proposal Seminar

3 points

Minimum Points 

54-60 points  

*Areas of specialization in Educational Theatre include Drama in Education, Applied Theatre, and Theatre for Young Audiences/Play Production. The number of credits required in this area are decided by the academic adviser at the time of enrollment based on the student's prior coursework at the masters level.

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Educational Theatre EdD

Educational Theatre PhD

 

Points/Credits

Common Core

9 points

Content Knowledge

6 points

Methods of Inquiry

3 points

Practical Knowledge

12 points

Specialization Course Electives*

9 points

Culminating Study

3 points

Minimum Points 

42 points**  

*Areas of specialization in Educational Theatre include Drama in Education, Applied Theatre, and Theatre for Young Audiences/Play Production.

**Prerequisites in theatreform competence are required, especially in theatre history, dramatic literature, acting and directing, and drama criticism. Applicants who have not taken courses in these area at the undergraduate or master’s level must take them before fulfilling the Specialization Course Electives requirement, even if it means that more than 42 points are required to complete this EdD program. Additional courses in theatreform in excess of those required for this degree may be selected by advisement.

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