Certificate in Directing

The certificate in directing provides an opportunity to focus on the practice of directing for plays, musicals and film. It consists of a balanced combination of required courses and practice that provides a wide range of knowledge and skills in directing and management, as well as practical training essential to directing. In addition to the classroom requirements, students are assigned directing responsibilities on productions.

It is offered as a value added credential in addition to bachelor's degrees in the School of Performing Arts.

Program Requirements

An overall grade point average of at least 2.000 for all courses comprising the certificate program, and no grade below C, is required to earn the certificate.

Course Title Hours
Course Requirements
THEA 272Stage Management3
THEA 359Directing I3
THEA 390Acting for the Camera3
THEA 559Directing II3
THEA 610Directing the Musical3
Other Requirements
Assistant direct a production
Direct a production
Total Credit Hours15