Major in Theatre Arts (54 credits)

NOTES:

  • Students majoring in Theatre Arts are required to complete a minor.
  • A grade of "C-" or better must be earned in all Theatre courses to earn credit toward a Theatre Arts major.
  • Substitutions for courses in any specific area of the program may be approved by the department chair.

Theatre core requirements..........................................36 credits
THE231 Introduction to Performance (3)
THE251 Theatre I (3)
THE236 Theatre II: Play Analysis (3)
THE252 Introduction to Theatre Technology (3)
THE253 Costume Construction I (3)
THE260 Introduction to Design (3)
THE301 Theatre Arts Participation (1)1
THE301 Theatre Arts Participation (1)1
THE301 Theatre Arts Participation (1)1
THE321 Theatre III: Theatre History 1 (3)
THE322 Theatre History 2 (3)
THE233 Western Drama I (3)
THE465 Theatre IV: Senior Seminar (3)

Plus one of the following:
THE234 Western Drama II (3)
THE208 Latin America through the Arts (3)
THE237 African American Drama (3)
THE327 Race, Gender & Performance (3)
THE421 Gay & Lesbian Identity in Contemporary Theatre (3)
THE328 Asian Theatre (3)
THE323 World Drama (3)

1THE301 Theatre Arts Participation must be taken three times for a total of 3 credits.

Concentration requirements.....................................18 credits
In addition to the core requirements above, students must complete one of the following 18-credit concentrations:

Performance Concentration
THE332 Acting I (3)
THE333 Acting II (3)
THE334 Speech for the Stage (3)
THE337 Introduction to Dance/Movement (3)
Two upper-division concentration electives (6)

Design & Technology Concentration
Select three of the following:
THE354 Scene Design I (3)
THE355 Costume Design I (3)
THE356 Lighting Design I (3)
THE357 Sound Design I (3)

Select one of the following:
THE261 Drawing & Painting for Theatre (3)
THE343 Scene Painting (3)
THE358 Audio Engineering I (3)
plus:
Two (2) additional concentration electives, of which one must be upper division (6)

Theatre Studies Concentration
THE324 Dramaturgy (3)
THE441 Directing I (3)
THE342 Stage Management (3) or THE344 Theatre Management (3)
THE325 Devising Theatre (3) or THE327 Race, Gender & Performance (3)
THE420 American Musical Theatre (3) or one of the following:
     THE208 Latin America through the Arts (3)
     THE237 African American Drama (3)
     THE327 Race, Gender & Performance (3)
     THE421 Gay & Lesbian Identity in Contemporary Theatre (3)
     THE328 Asian Theatre (3)
     THE323 World Drama (3)
plus:
One (1) additional upper-division concentration elective (3)