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Degree Requirements

The Program in Theatre provides the student the opportunity to develop specialized skills in theatre arts while pursuing a liberal arts education. It also equips the students with a background in theatre basic to the pursuit of advanced study of personal or professional goals.

REQUIREMENTS FOR BACCALAUREATE MAJOR IN THEATRE

  • Theatre (33 hours): THR 105, 206, 207, 301, 302, 398, 401, 402, 425, 498; six hours of Theatre electives
  • Dramatic Literature (12 hours): ENG 331, 371, 372 and 376
  • Computer Literacy (3 hours): CIS 111
  • Recommended: 3 hours of Movement or Dance
  • Senior year: Comprehensive Examination and/or senior experience

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN THEATRE/OTHER MAJOR

  • The Double major is a major in Theatre with a second area of concentration.
  • Theatre (27 hours): THR 105, 206, 207, 301, 302, 401, 402, 425; one 3 hour elective
  • Communication (6 hours)
  • Dramatic Literature (9 hours): ENG 331, Shakespeare, recommended
  • Senior year: Comprehensive examination and/or senior experience
  • Computer Literacy (3 hours): CIS 111

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN THEATRE AND COMMUNICATION

  • 48 hours (30 hours in area concentration; 18 in the other)
    Concentration in Theatre:
  • Theatre (30 hours): THR 105, 206, 207, 301, 302, 401, 402, 425; 6 hours electives
  • Senior year: Comprehensive Examination and/or Senior Experience
  • Communication Component (18 hours): COM 105, 201, 215, 225, 320, 460
  • Computer Literacy (3 hours): CIS 111
    Concentration in Communication:
  • Communication (30 hours): COM 105, 201, 215, 225, 320, 331, 460; 9 hours electives
  • Theatre Component (18 hours): THR 105, 206, 401, 402, 6 hours electives; or THR 105, 206, 401 plus 9 hours of electives determined by the director.
  • Computer Literacy (3 hours): CIS 111

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN COMMUNICATION

  • Communication (21 hours): COM 201, COM 450 or 460; Communication electives 15 hours

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN THEATRE

  • Theatre (24 hours): THR 105, 206, 207, 301, 302, 401, 402, 425