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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Arts

MAJOR: Theatre Arts

Requirements

Departmental Requirements

THTR 110Beginning Acting

3 cr.

THTR 120Stage Movement

3

THTR 130The Art of Theatre

3 cr.

THTR 141Introduction to Stagecraft

3 cr.

THTR 141 LStagecraft Laboratory

1 cr.

THTR 142Introduction to Costume Crafts

3 cr.

THTR 142 LCostume Craft Lab

1 cr.

THTR 149Running Crew I

2 cr. (1+2P)

THTR 203Theatre History I

3 cr.

THTR 204Theatre History II

3 cr.

THTR 249Running Crew II

1 cr.

THTR 250Introduction to Design

3 cr.

THTR 345Costume Practicum

1 cr.

THTR 346Scenic Practicum

1 cr.

THTR 347Lighting Practicum

1 cr.

THTR 348Running Crew III

1 cr.

THTR 349Running Crew IV

1 cr.

THTR 395Directing I

3 cr.

THTR 439Senior Seminar

2 cr.

THTR elective courses

9 cr.

One course from the following:

THTR 321VModern European Drama

3 cr.

THTR 322Dramatic Character

3 cr.

THTR 323American Drama

3 cr.

Two 300/400 level courses from the following categories (6 credits):

Acting , Design, Literature, Theatre Management, Society in Style, Creative Drama, Playwriting

Course from this category must not duplicate selection above

One course from the following:

THTR 352Costume Design

3 cr.

THTR 353Scene Design

3 cr.

THTR 354Sound Design

3 cr.

THTR 355Lighting Design

3 cr.

One course from the following:

THTR 352Costume Design

3 cr.

THTR 353Scene Design

3 cr.

THTR 355Lighting Design

3 cr.

Electives

Sufficient to bring total to 120, including 48 upper-division.

EMPHASIS: Musical Theatre

The musical theatre concentration is designed to provide students with training in musical theatre performance, including singing, dancing and acting.

Departmental Requirements

All courses required for the Theatre Arts major must be met, except for the requirement of NINE (9)  additional THTR courses. Instead, students MUST take the following courses for a total of NINE (9) credits:

DANC 124Jazz Technique I

1 cr.

DANC 224Jazz Technique II

2 cr.

THTR 317Musical Theatre

3 cr.

THTR 417, Musical Theatre II (3 cr.) will be available starting Spring 2017.

Plus any additional course from the following:

DANC 127Tap Dance I

1 cr.

DANC 227Tap Dance II

1 cr.

DANC 123Ballet Technique I

1 cr.

DANC 126Modern Dance Technique I

1 cr.

DANC 223Ballet Technique II

2 cr.

DANC 226Modern Dance Technique II

2 cr.

DANC 323Ballet Technique III

3 cr.

DANC 326Modern Dance III

3 cr.

Complete a minimum of six credits in Voice or Applied Music-Vocal

Two of the required vocal credits may be in choral ensemble or opera workshop

MUS 130Applied Music

1-2 cr.

MUS 160University Singers

1 cr.

MUS 161Concert Choir

1 cr.

MUS 162Master Works Chorus

1 cr.

MUS 251Opera Workshop

1 cr.

MUS 351Opera Workshop

1 cr.

MUS 361Concert Choir II

1 cr.

MUS 368University Singers II

1 cr.