(54 credits)

Notes:

  • Students majoring in Theatre Arts are required to complete a minor.
  • A grade of C- or better is required 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)
THE231Introduction to Performance3
THE251Foundations: Theory and Collaboration3
THE236Play Analysis3
THE252Introduction to Theater Production3
THE253Costume Production I3
THE260Introduction to Design 3
THE301Theatre Arts Participation 11
THE301Theatre Arts Participation 11
THE301Theatre Arts Participation 11
THE321Theatre III: Theatre History 13
or THE318 History of Global Theatrical Performance I
THE322Theatre History 2 3
or THE319 History of Global Theatrical Performance II
THE233Western Drama I3
THE465Senior Seminar: Professional Development3
Select one of the following:3
Latin American Drama and Performance
THE234
Western Drama II or THE232 European Drama
African American Drama
World Drama
or THE240
History of World Dress
Race Gender and Performance
Asian Theatre
American Drama
THE330
Contemporary Drama
American Musical Theatre
Queer Theatre
Concentration Requirements (18 Credits)
In addition to the core requirements above, students must complete one of the following 18-credit concentrations:18
Performance Concentration
Design & Technology Concentration
Theatre Studies Concentration
Total Credits54
1

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

Performance Concentration

THE332Acting I3
THE333Acting II3
THE334Speech for the Stage 3
THE337Introduction to Movement3
Two upper-division concentration electives6
Total Credits18

Design & Technology Concentration

Select three of the following:9
Scene Design 1
Costume Design 1
Lighting Design 1
Sound Design 1
Select one of the following:3
Drawing and Painting for Theatre
Scene Painting
Audio Engineering 1
Two (2) additional concentration electives, of which one must be upper division 6
Total Credits18

Theatre Studies Concentration

THE324Dramaturgy3
THE325Devising Theatre3
or THE327 Race Gender and Performance
THE342Stage Management 3
or THE344 Theatre Management
THE441Directing I 3
Select one of the following:3
Latin American Drama and Performance
African American Drama
World Drama
Race Gender and Performance
Asian Theatre
American Musical Theatre
Queer Theatre
One (1) additional upper-division concentration elective3
Total Credits18