B.A. in Theatre

The Theatre program provides students with a solid theatre education and experience.

Students are given the opportunity to complete a wide range of theatre electives. With these electives, students can emphasize one particular area of theatre or create their own mixture of theatre classes. This degree also is designed to work well with a double major or dual degree.

Theatre Arts Requirements (50 credit hrs.):

THEA 003: Acting I, 3 credit hrs.
THEA 005: Readings in Theatre, 3 credit hrs.
THEA 014: Movement I, 2 credit hrs.
THEA 020: Voice I, 2 credit hrs.
THEA 030: Stagecraft (including Lab), 4 credit hrs.
THEA 031: Costuming (including Lab), 4 credit hrs.
THEA 032: Makeup, 3 credit hrs.
THEA 103: Directing I, 3 credit hrs.
THEA 120: Theatre History I, 3 credit hrs.
THEA 121: Theatre History II, 3 credit hrs.
THEA 124: Technical Practicum, 1 credit hr.
THEA 160: Stage Management, 3 credit hrs.
THEA 190: Senior Capstone, 1 credit hr.

And 15 credit hrs. of Theatre electives

NOTE: Students are strongly advised to include a second academic major or minor outside theatre. With a second major, you must have an academic advisor in that area.The total number of hours required will be determined by that department. If the major or minor requires less than 34 credit hours, additional hours may be applied as general electives.

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