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
FCS 135
135L
ALTERATION AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES
and ALTERATIONS AND CONSTRUCTION LABORATORY
3
TH 134PRINCIPLES OF ACTING3
TH 159
159L
TECHNICAL THEATRE
and TECHNICAL THEATRE LABORATORY
3
TH 222STAGE MAKE-UP2
TH 234AUDITION TECHNIQUES AND PRACTICES2
TH 237BEGINNING DIRECTING3
TH 242
242L
INTRODUCTION TO LIGHTING DESIGN
and INTRODUCTION TO LIGHTING DESIGN LABORATORY
3
or TH 243 INTRODUCTION TO SET DESIGN
TH 327FUNDAMENTALS OF VOICE AND MOVEMENT3
TH 336THEATRE HISTORY I3
TH 337THEATRE HISTORY II3
TH 412SENIOR ASSESSMENT JURY1
TH 429PLAYSCRIPT ANALYSIS3
Choose one of the following courses3
ACTING FOR THE CAMERA
SCENE PAINTING
STAGE COMBAT
Select one of the following options:16-19
Total Credits51-54

Performance/Directing Option

Core Requirements35
TH 334INTERMEDIATE ACTING3
TH 339CHILDREN'S THEATRE WORKSHOP4
TH 400INDEPENDENT STUDY OR RESEARCH3
TH 434ADVANCED ACTING PERIODS AND STYLES3
TH 433ACTING FOR THE CAMERA3
or TH 441 STAGE COMBAT
TH 437DIRECTING FOR THE STAGE3
Total Credits54

Technical/Design Option

Core Requirements35
TH 339CHILDREN'S THEATRE WORKSHOP4
TH 400INDEPENDENT STUDY OR RESEARCH3
TH 438SCENE PAINTING3
TH 459AADVANCED SET DESIGN3
TH 459BADVANCED LIGHTING DESIGN3
Total Credits51

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.