Requirements

 

Requirements for the Theatre Major

Students majoring in Theatre are required to take the Core Courses (7 credits Core Courses plus 4 - 4.5 additional credits within the THTR designation).

Core courses

Acting Emphasis (4.5 additional credits; 11.5 credits total)

Tech/Design Emphasis (4 additional credits; 11 credits total)

  • THTR 251 Introduction to Computer Aided Design/Drafting (1)
  • THTR 357 Design/Production Studio I (1)
  • THTR 358 Design/Production Studio II (1)
  • 1 additional credit in THTR (1)
  • Assistant Tech. Direct 2 productions if Tech focus
  • Assistant Design 2 production if Design focus

Stage Manager Emphasis (4 additional credits; 11 credits total)

  • THTR 251 Introduction to Computer Aided Design/Drafting (1)
  • 2 additional design courses (2)
  • 1 additional credit in THTR (1)
  • Stage Manage 2 productions

Performance Studies Emphasis (4 additional credits; 11 credits total)

  • 2 methodology courses as approved by advisor (2)
  • 1 additional credit in THTR (1)
  • ENGL 301 Literary and Critical Theories or advisor-approved close reading course (1)

Directing Emphasis (4.5 additional credits; 11.5 credits total)

  • THTR 219 Theatre Literature and History: 1850-present (1)* or
  • THTR 318W Performance in the 20th Century (1)* or
  • THTR 320W Playwriting Workshop (1)*
  • THTR 379 Directing I (1)
  • Advanced Topics course (specifics to be finalized with advisor) (.5)
  • 1 credit "open" elective in THTR or close reading course approved by advisor (1)
  • 1 additional credit in Design (from THTR 233, THTR 355, or THTR 356) (1)
  • Assistant Direct 2 productions

* Choose one of two which the student has not completed as part of the core

Requirements for the Theatre Minor (5.5 Credits)

  • THTR 140 Acting I (1)
  • THTR 150 Voice for the Stage (.5)
  • THTR 155 Stagecraft I (1)
  • THTR 217W Performance Historiography (1)
  • THTR 219 Theatre Literature and History: 1850-present (1)
  • THTR 355 Fundamentals of Scene Design: Sculpting the Experience (1)

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