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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Theatre, B.A.


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Oral Communication Requirement:


To satisfy the oral communication requirement for the B.A. degree in Theatre with an option in performance a student must successfully complete THR 486 . To satisfy the oral communication requirement for the B.A. degree in Theatre with an option in design and technology a student must successfully complete THR 487 . To satisfy the oral communication requirement for the B.A. degree in Theatre with a customized option a student must successfully complete THR 488 .

Applied Learning Requirement:


To satisfy the applied learning requirement for the B.A. degree in Theatre a student must successfully complete THR 110 .

Requirements for a Major in Theatre for the B.A. Degree:


Theatre Core (18 hours):


Students must complete a core curriculum consisting of THR 110 , THR 125 , THR 165 , THR 231 THR 321  and THR 322 .  In addition, a student must complete one of the following options to fulfill degree requirements.  Each option inludes its own capstone class.  In each option, a student must complete at least 15 hours of THR at the 300-400 level.

Performance Option (28 hours):


This option offers students pre-professional training in stage and film performance which prepares them for a pluralistic range of outcomes including professional employment in theatre, film or television, future advanced or graduate study, or skills leading to work in allied performance fields of interest. In addition to the core requirements, the student must complete:

Design and Technology Option (28 hours):


Students in the production design and technology option will develop the knowledge of all aspects of design including scenic, costume, lighting and sound as well as gain the skill sets to create and realize their work. They will be given the opportunity to collaborate on productions with the assistance of the faculty. In addition to the core requirements, the student must complete:

Theatre Elective (3 hours):


  • Additional 3 hours of Theatre courses at the 200 - 400 level.

Customized Option (28 hours):


This option allows students to develop individualized plans of study tailored to their specific academic and professional interests as well as career goals. It may prove the best approach for students who wish to combine multiple subject areas, for example, playwriting, criticism, theory, history, production design, performance, directing, stage management, arts administration, etc. In addition to the core requirements, the student must complete:

Total 46 hours:


Additional Information:


A “C” (2.00) is required in each course counted toward the major.

Double Majors: Students who have selected a primary major in another discipline should request from the Department of Theatre chair an advisor from the option area they have selected.

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