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Theatre Major and Minor Requirements

Requirements for a Major in Theatre

For more detailed information, refer to the University Catalogue of your entering year.
 
  • Behind the Scenes: The Craft of Theatre                                                                                 
  • Believing in the Imaginary: Beginning Acting for the Theatre                                                
  • Another Opening, Another Show:  People, Society, and Theatre                                                         
  • Creating the World of the Play: The Visual Art of Theatre                                                   
  • Gods, Kings and Noblemen: The Birth of Theatre (Theatre History I)                                 
  • Revolution, Resolution and Restitution: The Evolution of Contemporary Theatre (Theatre History II)
  • Words Into Action: Directing for the Theatre                                                                                       
  • Theatre Practicum I                                                                                                               
  • Theatre Practicum II                                                                                                                              
  • Theatre Practicum III                                                                                                                           
  • Theatre as a Profession                                                                                                         

One of the following courses:

  • Tragedy Tomorrow, Comedy Tonight:  The History of the American Musical Theatre                         
  • Creative Dramatics                                                                                                               
  • Movement for the Actor                                                                                                      
  • Voice and Articulation for the Speaking Professions                                                                           
  • Special Topics                                                                                                                       
  • Lighting Design for the Theatre                                                                                                   
  • Scene Design for the Theatre                                                                                            
  • Costume Design for the Theatre                                                                                                          
  • Creating Characters: Advanced Acting                                                                                 
  • Special Topics                                                                                                                     
  • Independent Research                                                                                                                         
  • Honors/Thesis Project                                                                                                                      

Requirements for a Minor in Theatre

Required Theatre courses                                                                                                                   

  • Another Opening, Another Show:  People, Society, and Theatre                                                      
  • Theatre Practicum I                                                                                                                               
  • Theatre Practicum II                                                                                                                             

Three of the following courses:

  • Behind the Scenes: The Craft of Theatre                                                                                               
  • Believing in the Imaginary: Beginning Acting                                                                        
  • Tragedy Tomorrow, Comedy Tonight:  The History of the American Musical Theatre                         
  • Creating the World of the Play: The Visual Art of Theatre                                                    
  • Gods, Kings and Noblemen: The Birth of Theatre (Theatre History I)                                 
  • Revolution, Resolution and Restitution: The Evolution of Contemporary Theatre (Theatre History II)
  • Words into Action: Directing for the Theatre