Department of Theatre Arts

The Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Theatre provides a program of study focusing on opportunities for personal and artistic development and growth, as well as opportunities to develop collaboration, communication, reasoning and leadership skills required for professional careers in theatre or related areas. Students pursuing the program in Theatre Arts should achieve a level of competence in performance, technical theatre, and the academic areas of theatre history, literature and criticism/analysis. They acquire skills in each of these areas through the department’s course offerings, as well as through its production program. The production aspect of the program also provides an important community outreach opportunity. Non-majors may select Theatre Arts courses to fulfill humanities requirements or as electives.

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BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE
MAJOR IN THEATRE (170)

REQUIREMENTSHOURS
I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 44

II. UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

UNIV 1001 or 1113

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III. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

All Theatre majors are required to keep a portfolio of their work and complete a final project. (See advisor for details.)

A. Required Core Courses (38 hours)

THTR 1001 (8 semesters); THTR 1103, THTR 1203, THTR 2403, THTR 2603, THTR 3403, THTR 3803, THTR 3813, THTR 3823, THTR 3833, THTR 4993

B. Option (15 hours)

Select one of the following options:

Performance

THTR 1133, THTR 1503, THTR 1603, THTR 3603, THTR 4603

Technical        

THTR 1503 or THTR 3703, THTR 2203, THTR 2503, THTR 3303, and either THTR 4203, THTR 4303, or THTR 4503       

C. Electives in Theatre (3 hours)

May include the following: THTR 1901-3, THTR 3901-3, THTR 4901-3, THTR 4911-3, THTR 4921-6

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IV. ELECTIVES TO COMPLETE 124 HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION