Theatre Arts Major

Theatre Arts Major Students will complete ten and one half courses plus a capstone as follows:

Required departmental core:

  •  Thtr 101 Script Analysis WC, CT, AR                                        Megan KCACTF
  • Thtr 121 Technical Production Skills
  • Thtr 122 Practicum (.5 course)
  • Thtr 123 Introduction to Design for the Stage AR
  • Thtr 130 Acting I AR, OC
  • Thtr 232 Directing I WC, CL
  •  Thtr 209 Vocation and the Performing Arts I
  •  Thtr 001 Theatre Participation (no credit)

Capstone:

Thtr 385 Theatre Seminar History/Literature Selection – Choose one course from the following:

  •  Thtr 371 Plays and Performance – Ancient through 18th Century Cultures HP, WC, IL
  •  Thtr 375 Plays and Performance – 18th Century through Contemporary Cultures HP, WC, IL

Design Selection – Choose four credits from the following:                         Pericles 5

  •  Thtr 124 Costume Construction (2.0 credits)
  •  Thtr 221 Vectorworks CAD for the Stage (4.0 credits)
  •  Thtr 224 Costume History (4.0 credits) IL
  •  Thtr 120 Stage Make-up (2.0 credits)
  • Thtr 321 Lighting Design (2.0 credits)
  •  Thtr 322 Sound Design (2.0 credits)
  •  Thtr 324 Costume Rendering and Design (2.0 credits)
  •  Thtr 325 Set Rendering and Design (2.0 credits)

Performance Selection – Choose one course from the following:

  •  Thtr 201 Playwriting
  •  Thtr 230 Acting II OC
  •  Thtr 332 Directing II WC

Electives – Choose one course not taken from above or from the following:

  •  Thtr 112 Discovering Theatre AR
  •  Thtr 115 Voice for the Actor and Presenter AR, OC                      
  •  Thtr 201 Stage and Theatre Managment
  •  Thtr 235 Women and Theatre DP, WC
  •  Thtr 245 Theatre and Social Change CE
  •  Thtr 255 Theatre/Drama in America
  •  Thtr 265 World Theatre GP
  •  Thtr 190 Special Topics in Theatre
  •  Thtr 290 Special Topics in Theatre
  •  Thtr 390 Special Topics in Theatre
  •  Other Theatre courses at the 200-level or above

Thtr 001: Theatre Participation—Required every semester for Theatre majors and student on Theatre Scholarship; minimum of one semester required for minors and teacher certification in Speech Communication/Theatre.