Theater, B.A.

Theater, B.A.

About the Program: 

The Theater Department introduces students to all aspects of theater and the entertainment industries. The theater season includes both faculty- and student-directed productions presented on campus. These productions are attended by members of both the college and the community. Through advisement, students may focus their studies in the following concentrations: acting, directing/dramaturgy, design/technical, and general study. The department also emphasizes direct application of theater skills beyond the stage in the form of various outreach projects. High standards afford a foundation for careers in professional theater, television, and film. A 19-credit-hour minor program in theater is also available.

Program Requirements: 

Intellectual Foundations Requirements 33-39 cr

Total Required Credit Hours in Theater 42 cr

A. Required Courses (26 cr)
THA 216 Theater Fundamentals
THA 226 Acting: Theory and Practice
THA 230 Theater Practicum I (1)
THA 231 Theater Practicum II (1)
THA 234 Introduction to Theater Design and Technology
THA 316 Script Analysis
THA 317 Theater History: Ancient to Baroque
THA 318 Theater History: Baroque to Modern
THA 330 Theater Practicum III (1)
THA 331 Theater Practicum IV (1)
THA 350 Directing
THA 416 Seminar in Theater Arts (1)

B. Electives by Advisement (16 cr)
Electives in a concentration: acting, directing, design-technical, or general study.

All College Electives 39-45 cr

Total Required Credit Hours 120 cr

Theater

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