Theatre, B.A. (42 Credit Major)

Credits (42)

23 required core credits:

Credits
THE 205Voice and Diction for the Stage

2

THE 208Acting I

3

THE 211Play Analysis

3

THE 235Stagecraft

3

THE 308Playwriting

3

THE 326History of the Theatre I

3

THE 327History of The Theatre II

3

THE 348Performing Arts Management

3

3 credits selected from:

Credits
THE 370Theatre Internship

3

THE 449Working in the Performing Arts

3

THE 314Advanced Stage Management

3

1 credit selected from:

Credits
DNC 209Dance Workshop

1 (may be repeated for up to 2 credits).

THE 200Theatre Workshop: Acting/Directing

1 (can be repeated for up to 2 credits).

3 credits selected from:

Credits
THE 201Theatre Workshop: Scenery/Properties

1

THE 202Theatre Workshop: Costume/Wardrobe

1

THE 203Theatre Workshop: Lighting/Sound

1

THE 204Theatre Workshop: Stage Management

1

 

DNC 306Multimedia Production Workshop

1

Or

THE 306Multimedia Production Workshop

1

 

THE 307Multimedia Post-Production Workshop

1

Or

DNC 307Multimedia Post-Production Workshop

1

12 elective credits selected in consultation with a Theatre faculty advisor.

Students choose either the Flexible Electives Option or the Liberal Arts Electives Option:

Flexible Electives Option 12 credits selected from:

Credits
200- 300- or 400-level THE courses

In the Flexible Electives Option, students can substitute up to 3 credits of DNC courses for 3 credits of THE.

At least 6 flexible THE elective credits must be at the 300-400 level.

THE 241 may not count as an elective for the Theatre BA but it is recommended that students take THE 241 to fulfill a General Education Requirement.

Or:

Liberal Arts Electives Option 12 credits selected from:

Credits
THE 238African American Theatre

3

THE 243Queer Theatre

3

THE 3280History of Musical Theatre

3

THE 332Theatre Theory

3

THE 408Advanced Playwriting Workshop

3

THE 439Studies in the Greek and Roman Theatre

3

THE 440Studies in Elizabethan and Jacobean Theatre

3

THE 442Studies in Modern Theatre

3

THE 443Contemporary World Theatre

3

THE 445Studies in Restoration and 18th Century Theatre

3

THE 454Special Studies in Theatre

3

ENG 226Shakespeare

3

ENG 312Shakespeare

3

ENG 334Drama

3

ENG 348Western Traditions--Drama

3

DNC 420Dance History

3

THE 454 (if the topic corresponds to the New York State Department of Education’s definition of "liberal arts").

Theatre BA students who are pursuing the Minor-to-Masters program in Early Childhood and Childhood Education must select the Liberal Arts Electives Option.