BA in Theatre

Program Requirements

  • total credit hours for graduation 120 minimum, overall GPA 2.000 (2.500 in major);
  • must complete 42 credit hours of general education and must have 45 credit hours of upper-division credits.
Core Curriculum Courses
THEA 180EPerforming Arts Seminar1
THEA 243Acting I3
Movement class (stage movement, dance, mime/physical theatre; DANC 227, 201, 210 or THEA 218)3
Technical theatre class (costuming, stagecraft, lighting; THEA 253, 244 or 345. Credit hours for THEA 244 are counted here.)3
Requirements for Major
(in addition to one course that applies to the 9-hour core)
THEA 143The Art of the Theater3
THEA 180APracticum: Stagecraft1
or THEA 180C Practicum: Management
THEA 228Script Analysis3
THEA 244Stagecraft: Applied Technology (credit hours are counted in core courses)0
THEA 253
THEA 180B
Costuming for the Stage and Film
and Practicum: Costume
4
THEA 254Stage Makeup2
THEA 272Stage Management3
THEA 342Advanced Acting3
THEA 345Stage Lighting3
THEA 359Directing I3
THEA 370Professional Practices for the Performing Artist3
THEA 623Theatre History I3
THEA 624Theatre History II3
THEA 575Capstone Project - BA1
ElectiveSelect one advanced theatre course with faculty approval3
Additional Requirements
Non-English language proficiency courses or outside of performing arts with advisor approval (9 minimum credit hours required at 300+ upper division)15
Electives based on plan of study with advisor approval (3 minimum credit hours required at 300+ upper division)15
Total Credit Hours78