Majoring in Theatre Arts

Total program: 42 semester hours minimum

Core Requirements

Code Course Title Units
THAR 110 Acting for Anyone, or  
THAR 113 Theatre, Acting, & Performance, or  
THAR 210 Acting Studio, or  
THAR 212 Acting for the Camera 2 or 4
THAR 120 Introduction to Stagecraft 2
THAR 321 Production Experience (3 semesters) 1, 1, 1
THAR 232 Lighting Design I, or  
THAR 233 Intro to Design for Stage and Studio, or  
THAR 234 Costume Design and Construction 4
THAR 251 Intro to Theatrical Directing, or  
THAR 351 Directing Studio I 4
THAR 255 Theatre and Stage Management 2
THAR 270 Theatre Seminar (2 semesters) 1, 1
THAR 370 Theatre and Community 4
THAR 480 Cultural History of World Theatre I 4
THAR 481 Cultural History of World Theatre II 4
THAR 499 Senior Project 1-4
Plus two dramatic literature classes from the following:
THAR 300 Drama on Page and Stage, or  
THAR 440 American Stage: Mirror of Society, or  
THAR 443 Twentieth-Century Drama 4
THAR 445 Masters of the Drama 4
THAR 449 Shakespeare 4

Electives

Electives as approved by advisor include the options listed above as well as:

Code Course Title Units
THAR 100 Introduction to Theatre 2
THAR 111 Voice for Actors 2
THAR 113 Theatre, Acting, and Performance 1
THAR 115 Contemporary Dance 3
THAR 202 Performance Art & Experimental Theatre 1
THAR 215 Rehearsal and Performance 2
THAR 220 Stagecraft II 3
THAR 232 Lighting Design I 3
THAR 234 Costume Design and Construction I 4
THAR 299 Independent Study 1-4
THAR 310 Advanced Acting Studio 2
THAR 311 Oral Communication 2
THAR 314 Conscious Acting: Auditioning and Cold Reading 4
THAR 315 Performance Interterm 2
THAR 317 Musical Theatre 2
THAR 320 Stagecraft III 4
THAR 332 Lighting Design II 2
THAR 333 CAD Design Processes for Stage and Studio 2
THAR 334 Costume Design II 2
THAR 377 Theatre & Drama Instruction for Teachers 4
THAR 399 Independent Study 1-4
THAR 410 Conscious Acting: The Power of Story 4
THAR 451 Directing Studio II 4
THAR 460 Playwriting and Screenwriting II 3 or 4
THAR 498 Theatre Internship 2-4
THAR 499 Senior Project 1-4