Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts – BA in Theatre Arts



Students must complete all general education requirements, the courses and credits listed below by option and additional free electives to total a minimum of 120 semester hours, including foreign language.

Student Standing:

Students must maintain an overall GPA of 2.0, with 2.5 in courses used to satisfy major requirements. Theatre courses with grades lower than “C” will not be accepted as meeting the requirements for the major.

Course Restrictions:

For a complete list of prerequisites, corequisites and other restrictions for all courses, please consult the Course Description section of this catalog.

Major Core Requirements (37 SH):

THR 100 Introduction to Theatre Production (FY) OR THR 300 Theatre Production Lab 1 SH
THR 181 Acting I: An Introduction (CP) 3 SH
THR 182 Technical Theatre I 3 SH
THR 201 Playmaking with Children OR THR 289 Children’s Theatre Practicum 3 SH
THR 202 Technical Theatre II OR THR 306 Costume Technology II 3 SH
THR 279 History of Theatre OR THR 286 Theatre History II 3 SH
THR 283 Scenic Design OR THR 383 Methods of Scenic Art and Crafts 3 SH
THR 284 Costume Technology 3 SH
THR 300 Theatre Production Lab (at least 1 SH for 6 semesters). THR 300 may be taken for 1-3 SH each semester. Students must still participate for 6 semesters. 6 SH
THR 386 Directing I (CT) OR THR 390 Play Production 3 SH
THR 387 Devised Theatre Workshop 3 SH
THR 490 Senior Portfolio in Theatre Arts (CE, W3) 3 SH


Options (select one) –– Required in addition to theatre arts core above and general education:

Theatre Studies