Sample Course Schedules for Academic Year Sequence

Study full or part time, take summer courses in NYC or abroad, or add a January course. We offer several different ways to complete your MA studies. Sample course sequences are offered below but other options are also available upon individual advisement.

Educational Theatre, non-certification - MA Requirements (36 Credits)

Full Time Three Semester
(36 Credits)
Washington Square Campus - 1st Semester Fall  
MPAET-GE 2193 Drama in Education 3
MPAET-GE 2099 Styles of Acting and Directing 3
MPAET-GE 2005 Introduction to Theatre for Young Audience 3
MPAET-GE 2105 Beginning Playwriting 2
MPAET-GE 2042 Storytelling in the Classroom 1
Total 12
   
Washington Square Campus - 2nd Semester Spring  
MPAET-GE 2094 Drama in Education
MPAET-GE 2006 Theatre for Young Audiences 3
MPAET-GE 2106 Advanced Playwriting 3
MPAET-GE 2091 Dramatic Criticism 3
Total 12
   
Washington Square Campus - 3rd Semester Fall  
MPAET-GE 2077 Methods and Materials of Research in Educational Theatre 3
MPAET-GE 2023 Images of Women in Theatre 3
MPAET-GE 2090 Theatre in Education Practice 3
MPAET-GE 2079 Masks and Puppetry 3
Total 12
   
Part Time Five Semester
(36 Credits)
Washington Square Campus - 1st Semester Fall  
MPAET-GE 2193 Drama in Education 3
MPAET-GE 2021 Development of Theatre 3
Total 6
   
Washington Square Campus - 2nd Semester Spring  
MPAET-GE 2194 Drama in Education
MPAET-GE 2113 Physical Theatre Improvisation 3
MPAET-GE 2031 Dramatic Activities in the Secondary Classroom 3
Total 9
   
Washington Square Campus - 3rd Semester Fall  
MPAET-GE 2030 Dramatic Activities in the Elementary Classroom 2
MPAET-GE 2971 Teaching Literacy Through Drama 1
MPAET-GE 2251 Acting: Scene Study 3
Total 6
   
Washington Square Campus - 4th Semester Spring
MPAET-GE.2069 Methods of Conducting Creative Drama 3
MPAET-GE 2077 Methods and Materials of Research in Educational Theatre 3
MPAET-GE 2977 Understanding Diversity Teaching Pluralism 3
Total 9
   
Washington Square Campus - 5th Semester Fall  
MPAET-GE 2109 Studies in Directing 3
MPAET-GE 2301 Practicum in Educational Theatre 3
Total 6
   
Global Study Option 1 - Applied Theatre Pathway A
(36 Credits)
Washington Square Campus - Summer  
MPAET-GE.2951 Teaching Through Drama 3
*And one of the following courses: 
MPAET-GE.2251 Acting
MPAET-GE.2251 Studies in Directing
MPAET-GE.2152 Theatre Practices: Practices in Play Production
3
Total 6
   
Washington Square Campus - Fall  
Introduction to Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed
MPAET-GE.2101 Applied Theatre I 3
MPAET-GE.2103 World Drama I 3
MPAET-GE.2109 Studies in Directing 3
Total 12
   
Abroad - Intersession  
MPAET-GE 2151 Theatre Practices: Leaders in Ed. Theatre, Physical Theatre and Masks (Puerto Rico) 3
   
Washington Square Campus - Spring  
MPAET-GE.2077 Methods and Materials of Research in Ed Theatre 3
One of the following courses: 
MPAET-GE.2102 Applied Theatre II
MPAET-GE.2953 The Teaching Artist
3
 One of the following courses:
MPAET-GE.2104 World Drama II
MPAET-GE.2966 Advanced Techniques of Theatre of the Oppressed
3
Total 12
   
Abroad - Summer   
MPAET-GE.2979 Creating Meaning Thru Community Drama (Dublin) 3
MPAET-GE. 2400 Seminar in Applied Theatre (Dublin) 3
Total 6
   
Global Study Option 1 - Applied Theatre Pathway B
(36 Credits)
   
Washington Square Campus - Summer  
MPAET-GE.2951 Teaching Through Drama 3
*And one of the following courses: 
MPAET-GE.2251 Acting
MPAET-GE.2251 Studies in Directing
MPAET-GE.2252 Theatre Practices: Practices in Play Production
3
Total 6
   
Washington Square Campus - Fall  
Introduction to Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed
MPAET-GE.2101 Applied Theatre I 3
MPAET-GE.2103 World Drama I 3
MPAET-GE.2110 Devised Theatre: Theory and Technique 3
Total 12
   
Abroad - Intersession  
MPAET-GE 2151 Theatre Practices: Leaders in Ed. Theatre, Physical Theatre and Masks (Puerto Rico) 3
   
Washington Square Campus - Spring  
MPAET-GE.2077 Methods and Materials of Research in Ed Theatre 3
One of the following courses: 
MPAET-GE.2102 Applied Theatre II
MPAET-GE.2953 The Teaching Artist
3
 One of the following courses:
MPAET-GE.2977 Understanding Diversity/Teaching Pluralism Through Drama
MPAET-GE.2966 Advanced Techniques of Theatre of the Oppressed
3
Total 12
   
Abroad - Summer   
MPAET-GE.2979 Creating Meaning Thru Community Drama (Dublin) 3
MPAET-GE.2400 Seminar in Applied Theatre (Dublin) 3
Total 6
   
Global Study Option 2 - Drama Education Pathway A
(36 Credits)
   
Washington Square Campus - Fall  
MPAET-GE.2193 Drama in Education I 3
MPAET-GE.2065 Theory of Creative Drama 3
MPAET-GE.2113 Physical Theatre Improvisation 3
MPAET-GE.2059 Creative Play in the Arts 3
Total 12
   
Washington Square Campus - Spring  
MPAET-GE.2077 Methods and Materials of Research in Ed Theatre
MPAET-GE.2091 Dramatic Criticism 3
MPAET-GE.2955 Drama Across the Curriculum and Beyond 2
MPAET-GE.2042 Storytelling in the Classroom 1
MPAET-GE.2069 Methods of Conducting Creative Drama 3
Total 12
   
Washington Square Campus - Summer  
MPAET-GE.2194 Drama in Education II 3
One of the following courses: 
MPAET-GE.2251 Acting
MPAET-GE.2109 Studies in Directing
MPAET-GE.2152 Theatre Practices: Problems in Play Production
3
MPAET-GE 2075 Drama and Youth: Theoretical Perspectives (London) 3
MPAET-GE 2076 Drama and Youth: Practical Implications (London) 3
Total 12
   
Global Study Option 2 - Drama Education Pathway B
(36 Credits)
Washington Square Campus - Fall  
MPAET-GE.2193 Drama in Education I 3
MPAET-GE.2065 Theory of Creative Drama 3
MPAET-GE.2113 Physical Theatre Improvisation 3
MPAET-GE.2110 Devised Theatre: Theory and Technique 3
Total 12
   
Washington Square Campus - Spring  
MPAET-GE.2077 Methods and Materials of Research in Ed Theatre
MPAET-GE.2091 Dramatic Criticism 3
MPAET-GE.2955 Drama Across the Curriculum and Beyond 2
MPAET-GE.2042 Storytelling in the Classroom 1
MPAET-GE.2255 Acting: Pedagogy, Technique and Performance 3
Total 12
   
Washington Square Campus - Summer  
MPAET-GE.2194 Drama in Education II 3
One of the following courses: 
MPAET-GE.2251 Acting
MPAET-GE.2109 Studies in Directing
MPAET-GE.2023 Images of Women in Theatre
3
MPAET-GE 2075 Drama and Youth: Theoretical Perspectives (London) 3
MPAET-GE 2076 Drama and Youth: Practical Implications (London) 3
Total 12
   
Global Study Option 3 - Play Production for Artist and Educators Pathway A
(36 Credits)
Washington Square Campus - Summer  
MPAET-GE.2152 Theatre Practices: Problems in Play Production 3
MPAET-GE.2982 Directing Youth Theatre Productions* 3
MPAET-GE.2979 Creating Meaning Thru Community Drama (Dublin)** 3
MPAET-GE.2400 Seminar in Applied Theatre Research (Dublin)** 3
Total 12
   
Washington Square Campus - Fall  
MPAET-GE.2173 Drama in Education I
MPAET-GE.2099 Styles of Acting and Directing 3
MPAET-GE.2005 Introduction to Theatre for Young Audiences I 2
MPAET-GE.2105 Beginning Playwriting 2
MPAET-GE.2042 Storytelling in the Classroom 1
Total 12
   
Intersession  
MPAET-GE 2151 Theatre Practices: Leaders in Ed. Theatre, Physical Theatre and Masks (Puerto Rico) 3
Washington Square Campus - Spring  
MPAET-GE.2077 Methods and Materials of Research in Ed Theatre 3
One of the following courses: 
MPAET-GE.2106 Advanced Playwriting
MPAET-GE.2953 The Teaching Artist
3
One of the following courses: 
MPAET-GE.2091 Dramatic Criticism
MPAET-GE.2006 Introduction to Theatre for Young Audiences II
3
Total 12
   
Global Study Option 3 - Play Production for Artist and Educators Pathway B
(36 Credits)
Washington Square Campus - Fall  
MPAET-GE.2173 Drama in Education I 3
MPAET-GE.2099 Styles of Acting and Directing 3
MPAET-GE.2079 Masks and Puppetry 3
MPAET-GE.2105 Beginning Playwriting 2
MPAET-GE.2042 Storytelling in the Classroom 1
Total 12
   
Intersession  
MPAET-GE 2151 Theatre Practices: Leaders in Ed. Theatre, Physical Theatre and Masks (Puerto Rico) 3
Washington Square Campus - Spring  
MPAET-GE.2077 Methods and Materials of Research in Ed Theatre 3
One of the following courses: 
MPAET-GE.2017 Design for the Stage
MPAET-GE.2953 The Teaching Artist
3
One of the following courses: 
MPAET-GE.2091 Dramatic Criticism
MPAET-GE.2006 Introduction to Theatre for Young Audiences II
3
Total 12
   
Washington Square Campus - Summer  
MPAET-GE.2152 Theatre Practices: Problems in Play Production 3
MPAET-GE.2023 Images of Women in Theatre 3
MPAET-GE.2979 Creating Meaning Thru Community Drama (Dublin) 3
MPAET-GE.2400 Seminar in Applied Theatre Research (Dublin) 3
Total 12