College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Theatre Major (BA Traditional)

The Department of Theatre and Dance provides students with a challenging variety of theatrical experiences that enrich their artistic, intellectual, cultural, and spiritual lives. Students will experience a rich blend of traditional classroom, hands-on laboratory, and performance opportunities that help prepare students for entry into professional careers in theatre, graduate study, or to support and strengthen their abilities and expertise in other fields such as education, business, or ministry.

General Education Requirements

All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Arts degree consists of a major of typically 30 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.

THR 103Introduction to the Theatre3
THR 111Theatre in Practice2
THR 221Acting I4
THR 241Script Analysis4
THR 251Stagecraft4
THR 445Theatre History, Theory, and Literature I4
THR 446Theatre History, Theory, and Literature II4
THR 478Directing4
THR 499Senior Outcomes0
Select one of the following:4
Scenic Design (4)
Costume Design (4)
Lighting and Sound (4)
Select 12 credits of the following:12
Theatre in Practice (0-1)
Improvisation (2)
Introduction to Dance (3)
Dance for Musical Theatre (3)
Topics in Theatre (2)
New York Theatre Tour (2)
London Theatre Tour (2)
Acting II (4)
Voice, Diction & Dialects (2)
Scenic Design (4)
Costume Design (4)
Lighting and Sound (4)
Independent Study in Theatre (1-4)
Theatre Internship (4-16)
Total Credits45