2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

This degree focuses on the student and their particular needs. It combines both classroom and hands on education to create a well-rounded theatre generalist. The foundation of the curriculum is an equal mix of performance and technical theatre courses giving the student a solid launching pad in which to select their specific theatre electives. The elective requirements allow each student to build their specific education experience along with help from our dedicated faculty.

For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Theatre and Dance department page.

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Total Credits Required 120
General Education
30-40
Theatre and Entertainment Arts Major 62
 
Foundation 34
DAN 130 The Dance Experience 4
TH 131 Stagecraft 2
TH 132 Acting 1 2
TH 141 Fundamentals of Design 2
TH 352 Directing Theory 4
TH 253 Introduction to Stage Management 2
TH 360 Theatre History 1 4
TH 361 Theatre History 2 or 4
     TH 260 Dramatic Lit (4 cr.)
TH 432 Theatre and Entertainment Careers 1
TH 456 Entertainment Arts Management 4
TH 491 Practicum in Theatre and Entertainment Arts (1 cr.) 4
    Must be repeated four times for credit.  
TH 493 Field Studies or 1
     TH 492 Internship in Theatre and Entertainment Arts (1 - 8 cr.)
 
Theatre Electives 28
Must take a minimum of 28 credits from the following: 28
     TH 140 Stage Electrics (2 cr.)
     TH 142 Sound and Media Engineering (2 cr.)
     TH 143 Costume Construction (2 cr.)
     TH 233 Digital Drafting and Rendering (2 cr.)
     TH 234 Makeup Studio (2 cr.)
     TH 240 Introduction to Lighting Design (2 cr.)
     TH 241 Introduction to Scenic Design (2 cr.)
     TH 242 Introduction Sound and Media Design (2 cr.)
     TH 243 Introduction to Costume Design (2 cr.)
     TH 245 Voice and Movement (4 cr.)
     TH 247 Performance Studio (4 cr.)
        May be taken three times with different content for credit.  
     TH 330 Acting 2 (4 cr.)
     TH 331 Advanced Stagecraft (4 cr.)
     TH 333 Scenic Painting (2 cr.)
     TH 334 Casting and Molding (2 cr.)
     TH 340 Programming for Lighting (2 cr.)
     TH 341 Stage Properties (2 cr.)
     TH 342 Programming for Sound and Media (2 cr.)
     TH 343 Advanced Costume Construction (2 cr.)
     TH 440 Advanced Lighting Design (4 cr.)
     TH 441 Advanced Scenic Design (4 cr.)
     TH 442 Advanced Sound and Media Design (4 cr.)
     TH 443 Advanced Costume Design (4 cr.)
     TH 453 Advanced Stage Management (4 cr.)
     DAN 201 Beginning Ballet Technique (2 cr.) or
         DAN 301 Intermediate Ballet Technique (2 cr.) or
         DAN 401 Advanced Ballet Technique (2 cr.)
     DAN 203 Beginning Jazz Technique (2 cr.) or
         DAN 303 Intermediate Jazz Technique (2 cr.) or
         DAN 403 Advanced Jazz Technique (2 cr.)
     DAN 204 Beginning Tap Dance (1 cr.) or
         DAN 304 Dance Improvisation (1 cr.) or
         DAN 404 Dance Management (2 cr.)
     DAN 310 Choreography Audition Prep (1 cr.)

Foreign Language Requirement 4
Course in Foreign Language at the 202 level or higher* 4

* Students unable to complete the language requirement may be given the option of a Bachelor of Science degree.

This major does not require a minor.