Requirements for the Theatre Major

Students majoring in Theatre are required to take the Core Courses (28 semester hours) plus 16 - 18 additional semester hours within the THTR designation).

Core courses

Acting Emphasis (18 additional semester hours; 46 semester hours total)

Tech/Design Emphasis (16 additional semester hours; 44 semester hours total)

  • THTR 251 Introduction to Computer Aided Design/Drafting (4)
  • THTR 357 Design/Production Studio I (4)
  • THTR 358 Design/Production Studio II (4)
  • 4 additional semester hours in THTR (4)
  • Assistant Tech. Direct 2 productions if Tech focus
  • Assistant Design 2 production if Design focus

Stage Manager Emphasis (16 additional semester hours; 44 semester hours total)

  • THTR 251 Introduction to Computer Aided Design/Drafting (4)
  • 8 additional design semester hours (8)
  • 4 additional semester hours in THTR (4)
  • Stage Manage two productions

Performance Studies Emphasis (16 additional semester hours; 44 semester hours total)

  • 8 methodology semester hours as approved by advisor (8)
  • 4 additional semester hours in THTR (4)
  • ENGL 301 Literary and Critical Theories or advisor-approved close reading course (4)

Directing Emphasis (18 additional semester hours; 46 semester hours total)

  • THTR 219 Theatre Literature and History: 1850-present (4)* or
  • THTR 318W Performance in the 20th Century (4)* or
  • THTR 320W Playwriting Workshop (4)*
  • THTR 379 Directing I (4)
  • Advanced Topics course (specifics to be finalized with advisor) (2)
  • 4 semester hours "open" elective in THTR or close reading course approved by advisor (4)
  • 4 additional semester hours in Design (from THTR 233, THTR 355, or THTR 356) (4)
  • Assistant Direct 2 productions

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

Requirements for the Theatre Minor (22 semester hours)

Willamette University

Theatre

Address
M. Lee Pelton Theatre
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
Phone
503-370-6222

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