Theatre Arts Programs & Events

Program Requirements

Major Requirements for a B.A. in Theatre Arts:

  • Minimum Credits: 42 credits minimum
  • Upper Division Credits: 31

For more information, look at the Course Catalog 2010-2012, pp 110-113

Emphasis Options

Performance
  • Required Courses: TA 133 Acting I, 160 or 161 (Production Lab Costumes or Scenery), 167 Design and Production for Stage and Media, 325 History of the Theatrical Arts, 331 Acting Scenes, 333 Acting Styles, 334 Stage Speech, 335 Stage movement, (337 Light and Design for Stage and Media OR 368 Scenic Design for Stage and Media OR 369 Costume Design for Stage and Media), 451 Creative Project/Portfolio, 475 Directing I, 477 Twentieth Century Theatre; select one course (4 credits minimum) in dramatic literature from among the following: TA 342 History of Theatre Arts, 343 Modern Theatre Arts, 452 Shakespeare.
  • Major Checklist
Technical Theatre
  • Required Courses: TA 133 Acting I, 160 or 161 (Production Lab Costumes or Scenery),162 Production Lab Sound and Lighting 163 Production Lab Makeup,167 Design and Production for Stage and Media, 325 History of the Theatrical Arts, 367 Light Design for Stage and Media, 368 Scenic Design for Stage and media, 369 Costume Design for Stage and Media; 451 Creative Project/Portfolio, 475 Directing I, 477 Twentieth Century Theatre; select one course (4 credits minimum) in dramatic literature from among the following: TA 342 History of Theatre Arts, 343 Modern Theatre Arts, 452 Shakespeare.
  • Major Checklist
Musical Theatre

      A Theatre Arts Major may choose an additional interdisciplinary emphasis in Music-Theatre by adding the following courses for a total of 12 credits.

  • Required Courses: 12 credits minimum, Music 142 or 342 (minimum 2 credits); Music 107, Music, 109, Music 111, Music 403, Theatre Arts 337 and 370

Requirements for a Minor in Theatre Arts:

18 credits minimum, 8 credits upper division; Drama 131 or 133; 160, 161, 325, 475 and one 4-credit elective in theatre


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