Theatre Arts Program

Major in Theatre Arts–Liberal Arts B.S., 37 Credits

Required Courses: 16 Credits
THEA 121 Acting I: Basic Techniques 3 cr.
THEA 131 Design for the Theatre 3 cr.
THEA 294 Sophomore Seminar: Theatre 3 cr.
THEA 335 Directing I 3 cr.
THEA 379 Internship 3 cr.
THEA 490 Independent Study: Senior Project 1 cr.

Directed Electives: 6 credits
THEA 337 History of Theatre-Ancient to Medieval 3 cr.
THEA 338 History of Theatre-Renaissance to 20th Century 3 cr.
THEA 339 American Theatre 3 cr.

Open Electives: 15 credits
Suggested Electives for Performance
THEA 221 Acting II: Characterization 3 cr.
THEA 222 Voice and Articulation 3 cr.
THEA 225 Musical Theatre Performance 3 cr.
THEA 227 World Puppetry (g) 3 cr.
THEA 230 Playwrights of Color (d) 3 cr.
THEA 232 Makeup for Theatre, Film and TV 3 cr.
THEA 321 Acting III: Styles 3 cr.
THEA 328 Theatre for Youth 3 cr.
THEA 334 Playwriting 3 cr.
THEA 337, 338 or 339 Theatre History Course 3 cr.
THEA 435 Directing II 3 cr.
THEA 499 THEA 499 Independent Study/Research 1-3 cr.

Suggested Electives for Design and Management
THEA 227 World Puppetry (g) 3 cr.
THEA 231 Stage Tech and Scene Painting 3 cr.
THEA 232 Makeup for Theatre, Film and TV 3 cr.
THEA 233 Stage Costuming 3 cr.
THEA 234 Stage Management 3 cr.
THEA 323 Arts Management 3 cr.
THEA 328 Theatre for Youth 3 cr.
THEA 333 Stage Lighting 3 cr.
THEA 334 Playwriting 3 cr.
THEA 336 Costume and Fashion 3 cr.
THEA 432 Computer Aided Theatrical Design 3 cr.


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