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BA Major in Theatre Arts

B.A., Major in Theatre Arts

Major requirements*

  • THTR111 The Theatre Experience (3 hours)
  • THTR200 Acting 1: Acting Foundations (3 hours)
  • THTR333 Theatre History 2 (3 hours)
  • THTR454 Senior Project (1-3 hours)

Theatre Practicum is required each semester that a student is a declared major up to a maximum of 8 hours. 

At least four hours in Goal and Career Development. This course is required each semester that a student is a declared major up to a maximum of 8 hours. Completion of the minimum 4 hours with a 3.0 grade point per semester or higher meets the requirements for PREP 499.

Cognate requirements

  • PSYC112 General Psychology (3 hours)

All requirements of one emphasis area below:


Emphasis in General Theatre Studies

Requirements

  • THTR234 The Expressive Voice (3 hours)
  • THTR332 Theatre History 1 (3 hours)
  • THTR424 Directing 1 (3 hours)

Nine hours of departmental electives


Emphasis in Musical Theatre

Requirements:

  • THTR 234 The Expressive Voice (3 hours)
  • THTR 330 Stage Movement (3 hours)

Cognate requirements

  • DANC 130 Jazz 1 (1 hour)
  • DANC 131 Tap 1 (1 hour)
  • DANC 132 Musical Theatre 1 (1 hour)
  • DANC 133 Ballet 1 (1 hour)
  • MTHR 101 Introduction to Musical Theatre Profession (2 hours)
  • MTHR 102-103-202-203-302-303-402-403 Musical Theatre Workshop (1 hour)
  • MTHR 336 Musical Theatre Performance (3 hours)
  • MTHR 340 Musical Theatre History (3 hours)
  • MUS 112 Music Theory 1 (2 hours)
  • MUS 126 Class Piano 1 (1 hour)
  • MUS 127 Class Piano 2 (1 hour)
  • MUS 162 Aural Skills & Sight Singing 1 (1 hour)
  • MUS 211 Music Theory 2 (2 hours)
  • MUS 230V Private Voice Lessons (every semester) (.5 hours)
  • MUS 233 A Cappella Choir (every semester) (1 hour)
  • MUS 261 Aural Skills & Sight Singing 2 (1 hour)
  • MUS 492 Sight Singing Proficiency (enroll semester of anticipated completion of proficiency requirement) (0 hour)
  • MUS 493 Piano Proficiency (enroll semester of anticipated completion of proficiency requirement). If not completed with MUS 127, enroll in MUS 230M until complete (0 hour)

Emphasis in Technical Theatre

Requirements

  • THTR227 Make-Up for the Stage (3 hours)
  • THTR301 Lighting Design (3 hours)
  • THTR324 Arts Management (3 hours)
  • THTR325 Design for the Stage (3 hours)
  • THTR327 Costuming (3 hours)
  • THTR332 Theatre History 1 (3 hours)

Cognate requirements

  • ART 123 Basic Drawing (3 hours)
  • ART 215 Painting Studio (3 hours)

Emphasis in Theatre Performance

Requirements

  • THTR223 Creative Dramatics (3 hours)
  • THTR234 The Expressive Voice (3 hours)
  • THTR314 Stage Combat (3 hours)
  • THTR330 Stage Movement (3 hours)
  • THTR332 Theatre History 1 (3 hours)
  • THTR424 Directing 1 (3 hours)
  • THTR425 Directing 2 (3 hours) or 426 Acting 2 (3 hours)

Cognate requirements

  • DANC130 Jazz 1 (1 hour)
  • DANC131 Tap 1 (1 hour)
  • DANC132 Musical Theatre (1 hour)

*2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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