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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre, Design/Technology Concentration, B.A.

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The School of Theatre and Dance  offers a B.A. in theatre. A theatre major must fulfill degree and major requirements.

Degree and Major Requirements

Degree Requirements

Program Requirements

  • General Education  41 Credit Hours 1
  • Foreign Language classes (intermediate level required)  0-14 Credit Hours 2
  • Philosophy course (in addition to General Education  courses) 3 Credit Hours
  • University electives 17-28 Credit Hours
  • Major requirements (listed below) 48 Credit Hours

1 The General Education  program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary.
2 The foreign language requirement may be satisfied by successful completion of the second semester of the intermediate level of the student’s chosen language (typically 232) or by placing out of that language through the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures’ placement test.

Major Requirements

All students pursuing a B.A. degree in theatre must complete the core requirements.

Core Courses

Required Courses

Total: 39 Credit Hours

Concentration Courses

Theatre majors may fulfill the requirements for one or more concentrations or complete nine THEA credits not already applied to the major. 1


1 Students in concentrations receive concentration-related advising. In order to formally pursue a concentration, student must apply for the concentration, which can happen as early as the fall of sophomore year for the theatre education concentration and as early as the spring of sophomore year for the theatre studies, performance and design/technology concentrations.


Choose two courses not already applied to the major:


2 THEA 390. Directed Projects ; THEA 490. Special Studies Theatre ; THEA 499. Honors in Theatre ; No more than four hours of practicums may be applied to the theatre major, and no more than 10 hours of special studies (including practicums) may be applied to the theatre major.

Recommended Schedule for Theatre Majors

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

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