Bachelor of Arts – Comprehensive Major in Theatre

A student must complete the core requirements, the Essential Studies program requirements, and one of the following options.

Essential Studies
Core Requirements
TH 134PRINCIPLES OF ACTING3
TH 141COSTUME CONSTRUCTION3
TH 159
159L
TECHNICAL THEATRE
and TECHNICAL THEATRE LABORATORY
3
TH 229PLAYSCRIPT ANALYSIS3
TH 234AUDITION TECHNIQUES AND PRACTICES3
TH 237BEGINNING DIRECTING3
TH 315ADVANCED THEATRE PRACTICUM (Repeatable up to Four (4) hrs)4
TH 336THEATRE HISTORY I3
TH 337THEATRE HISTORY II3
TH 412SENIOR ASSESSMENT JURY1
Choose one of the following Design Courses3
INTRODUCTION TO COSTUME DESIGN
INTRODUCTION TO LIGHTING DESIGN
and INTRODUCTION TO LIGHTING DESIGN LABORATORY
INTRODUCTION TO SET DESIGN
Select one of the following options:25
Total Credits57

Musical Theatre Option

Core Requirements32
MUS 100SELECTIVE PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION/VOICE (Repeatable up to Five (5) times)5
MUS 103CONCERT CHOIR (Repeatable up to TWO (2) times)2
MUS 268BASIC PIANO SKILLS3
TH 255ACTING METHODS3
TH 355ACTING FOR MUSICAL THEATRE3
TH 365VOICE AND DIALECTS3
TH 434ACTING PERIODS AND STYLES3
TH 441STAGE COMBAT3
Total Credits57

Performance/Directing Option

Core Requirements32
FIN 239PERSONAL FINANCE3
TH 255ACTING METHODS3
TH 328STAGE MANAGEMENT3
TH 360STAGE MOVEMENT3
TH 365VOICE AND DIALECTS3
TH 339CHILDREN'S THEATRE WORKSHOP4
TH 441STAGE COMBAT3
Select one of the following courses3
ACTING PERIODS AND STYLES
DIRECTING FOR THE STAGE
Total Credits57

Technical/Design Option

Core Requirements32
ART 131DRAWING I3
Select TWO (2) of the following Design courses6
STAGE MAKE-UP
INTRODUCTION TO COSTUME DESIGN
INTRODUCTION TO LIGHTING DESIGN
INTRODUCTION TO SET DESIGN
TH 328STAGE MANAGEMENT3
TH 339CHILDREN'S THEATRE WORKSHOP4
TH 438SCENE PAINTING3
Select TWO (2) of the following Adv Design courses6
ADVANCED SET DESIGN
ADVANCED LIGHTING DESIGN
ADVANCED COSTUME DESIGN
Total Credits57

TH 390 INTERNSHIP IN THEATRE(1-12 credits): Internship credits may be substituted for above course requirements in Theatre at the discretion of the Theatre faculty.