Theatre, B.A. (42 Credit Major)

The Theatre BA is intended for students interested in preparing themselves for careers as theatre artists or administrators, for those who intend to pursue graduate study in theatre or a related field, and for those who will be pursuing the Minor to Master’s Program in the Department of Early Childhood and Childhood Education and plan to become general education teachers.

Credits (42)

23 required core credits:

Credits
THE 205Voice for the Stage

2 (may be repeated once)

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

THE 485Theatre Honors

3

THE 492Research Project in Theatre

3

ENG 226Shakespeare

3

ENG 312Shakespeare

3

ENG 334Drama

3

ENG 348Western Traditions--Drama

3

DNC 420Dance History

3

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

Theatre, BA-42-Credit Major Prior to Spring 2020