Theatre, B.A.

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120 Overall Credits Required

LIBERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AND WRITING REQUIREMENTS

Liberal Education Program

48 Credits Required

Students must complete a comprehensive three-tiered Liberal Education Program (LEP). View all requirements of the tiers on the Liberal Education Program. Any credits over 48 are counted toward free electives.

While the choice of courses that fulfill the requirements is generally left up to students, some departments require that students select specific courses to complement their major. This major has specific Tier requirements/restrictions for the following:

There are no categories with specific requirements in this program

Writing Requirements (“W-Courses”)

Three W-courses are required. These may not be taken until after a student has passed ENG 112 — Writing Arguments. W-courses may count toward LEP, major, or cognate requirements, as well as free electives. Course sections that meet this requirement are designated by section numbers ending in “W”.

Transfer students who enter with 60 to 89 credits are required to pass two W-courses, while transfer students who enter with 90 credits or more must pass one W-course.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

40 Credits Required

Requirements:
THR 121 - Introduction to Performance
THR 122 - Stage Speaking
THR 131 - Principles of Theatrical Design
THR 151 - Stagecraft I
THR 211 - History of Theatre I
THR 212 - History of Theatre II
THR 223 - Historic Dance for Actors
THR 240 - Play Analysis and Dramaturgy
THR 296 - Technical Theatre Production I (2 credits)
THR 396 - Technical Theatre Production II (2 credits)

Select an additional 12 credits in THR. You may wish to select courses to specialize in one of the following areas (Theatre majors may not take THR 100 to fulfill major requirements).

  • Acting/Directing
  • Musical Theatre
  • Design/Technical Theatre
  • Theatre Education

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS

No cognates are required for this program.

FREE ELECTIVES

Remaining credits to reach Overall Credits Required (listed above).