Bachelor of Arts Degree - Theatre

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Minor Courses

Foreign Language Requirement

Electives

Student Learning Outcomes

The graduate from this program will have demonstrated:

  1.  Analytical abilities for understanding meanings in a diverse body of dramatic literature and performances of different  genres, styles, periods, and cultures. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, and VII.)
  2. An understanding of the conventions and issues throughout the history of the theatre and the ability to produce formal research. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, and VI.)
  3. The ability to understand and implement technical solutions for theatrical production. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, and VI.)
  4. The ability to contribute to the process of creating and critiquing successful theatrical performances in a variety of styles. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, and VI.)

    Requirements

    Theatre Major Courses

    THEA 110Introduction to Theatre Arts

    3

    THEA 161Acting I

    3

    THEA 200, 300

    3

    THEA 201, 301

    3

    THEA 210Movement for the Theatre

    1

    THEA 222Stage Makeup

    1

    THEA 261Acting II

    3

    THEA 270Stagecraft

    3

    THEA 310Directing

    3

    THEA 325Theatrical Design

    3

    THEA 350Theatre History

    3

     

    THEA 450Senior Project

    2-4

    Two Credits Required

     

    THEA 491Theatre Seminar

    1-6

    Three Credits Required

     

    COMM 211Oral Interpretation

    3

    COMM 280Understanding Film and Television

    3

    Electives

    3

    Total Credit Hours: 43

    Electives: Select from any COMM, DANC or THEA courses numbered above 200.

    Students must earn a grade of C or better in all required courses in this program.