Degree Requirements

How does it work?

  • 45 credits in the required University Core
  • 36 credits in the Theatre Arts Major
  • 39 credits in free electives or toward a second major

Theatre Arts Major | 36 credits

Concentration in Musical Theatre or Concentration in Acting

Required Courses for a BA in Theatre Arts

  • THR 112 History of Theatre I
  • THR 212 History of Theatre II
  • THR 130 Introduction to Stagecraft
  • THR 201 Scene Study
  • THR 202 Script Analysis
  • THR 399 Capstone Production Lab

Required Courses for a Concentration in Acting

  • THR 110 Acting I                              
  • THR 111 Acting II                            
  • THR 140 Directing I                        
  • THR 240 Playwriting                      
  • THR 280 Acting Styles                    
  • THR 301 Advanced Scene Study

Required Courses for a Concentration in Musical Theatre

  • DA 106 Dance for Musical Theatre I
  • DA 206 Dance for Musical Theatre II
  • THR 120 Voice for Musical Theatre I
  • THR 121 Voice for Musical Theatre II
  • THR 210 Acting for Musical Theatre I
  • THR 211 Acting for Musical Theatre II

Free Electives Include

  • THR 102 Black Box Production
  • THR 103 Mainstage Production
  • THR 141 Directing II
  • THR 150 Introduction to Costumes
  • THR 230 Children’s Theater 1
  • THR 231 Children’s Theater 2
  • THR 241 Playwriting II
  • THR 299 Special Topics in Theatre
  • THR 396 Theatre Internship
  • CM 277 Screenwriting
  • CM 235 Acting for the Camera
  • MU 121 Musicianship I
  • MU 131-132 Individualized Voice Lesson I – VIII
  • DA 250 Choreography 1
  • DA 260 Choreography 2

Double Major Option

  • 45 credit University Core
  • 36 credit Theatre Arts Major
  • 39 credit towards a second major

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