Theatre Academic Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Theatre Major

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Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman Year

THEA 105 Introduction to Theatre & Drama - 3
THEA 121 Acting 1 - 3
General Education courses - 9
Total semester credits - 15

THEA 131 Design for Theatre - 3
General Education courses - 12
Total semester credits - 15

Sophomore Year

THEA 294 Sophomore Seminar: Theatre - 3
Theatre Track Required Course - 3
General Education courses - 8
Total semester credits - 14

DFT 260 Electronic Field Production - 3
Theatre Track Required Course - 3
General Education course - 3
Minor course requirement - 6
Total semester credits - 15

Junior
Year

THEA 337 History of Theatre–Ancient to Medieval - 3
Theatre Track Required course - 3
Minor course requirement - 6
Liberal Arts course - 3
Total semester credits - 15

THEA 335 Directing I - 3
ENGL 355 Shakespeare (Gen Elective) - 3
Theatre Track Required course - 3
Minor course requirement - 6
Total semester credits - 15

Senior
Year

THEA 338 History of Theatre–Renaissance-
20th Century - 3
THEA 490 Independent Study: Senior Project - 1
Theatre Track Elective course - 3
Minor course requirement - 3
Liberal Arts course - 3
General Elective course - 3
Total semester credits - 16

THEA 379 Internship - 3
Minor course requirement - 3
Liberal Arts course - 3
General Electives courses - 6
Total semester credits - 15

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 42 cr.
Major Requirements - 37 cr.
Minor Program - 24 cr.
Liberal Arts - 12 cr.
Electives - 9 cr.
Credits to Degree - 124 cr.

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisers students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.

Theatre Major requirements as listed in the university catalog.