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Mineral Area College Performing Arts Major Agreement

  • The Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree (A.A.T.) is a statewide program comprised of 42 credit hours of general education requirements.  Students are required to complete the Teacher Education Core designed by the school curriculum.  Some community colleges require 12+ credit hours to complete the Teacher Education Core.  Fontbonne University will recognize this degree as long as the final transcript reflects that the AAT Degree has been satisfied.  If the AAT Degree does not appear on the official final transcript, a course by course evaluation will be performed.
  • Students who have graduated from a Missouri Community College with an Associate of Arts Degree and have completed the MO/GER 42 Block Requirements will have satisfied Fontbonne University General Education Requirements (42- Credit Hour Block).
  • Students who have not met the MO/GER 42 Block Requirements will have a course by course transcript evaluation performed. Students are encouraged to complete Fontbonne University’s 42/Credit Hours of General Education Requirements.  Please refer to the General Education Requirements listed.
  • Please note that some majors have specific General Education Requirements that meets both General Education and Major requirements. 
  • A maximum of 64 credit hours may be transferred from East Central College. 

The following is a list of the required courses for the Performing Arts (Middle and Secondary Certification in Speehc/Theater) Major Degree at Fontbonne University and the equivalent courses offered at Mineral Area College.

Major: Performing Arts (Middle and Secondary Certification in Speech/Theater)
Degree Offered:  Bachelor of Art

Major Requirements



THE 1000 Introduction to Theatre

PER 101 Theatre Appreciation

THE 1040 Beginning Acting

PER 111 Performance Tech

PER 1120 Stagecraft

PER 121 Stagecraft

THE 2040 Acting II

PER 145 Advance Acting

THE 2120 World Drama

PER 441 Dev. Dramatic Act

EDU 2100 Teaching Profession w/Field Experience

EDU 201 Intro to Classroom Teaching

PSY 1250 Human Growth & Development    (GER/MAJOR)

PSY 200 Developmental Psychology  (GER/MAJOR)

EDU 2040 Foundations of Education                     (GER/MAJOR)

EDU 234 Philosophical Foundations Education (GER/MAJOR)

EDU 2200 Technology for Teachers    (GER/MAJOR)

CIS 103 Microcomputer Application in Education (GER/MAJOR)

EDU 2320 Education Psychology

EDU 222 Education Psychology