Theater and Drama Requirements

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

THA-1040

Interpreting Contemporary Dramatic Literature

 

3

 

__________

THA-1041

Introduction to Theater Arts

3

__________

THA-2121 &

THA-2121L

Acting I and

Acting I Lab*

3

1

 

__________

Subtotal

 

10

 

*Students registering for Acting I must also register for the Acting I Lab (THA-2121L) for 1 credit.

Historical and Literary Studies

THA-2030

Costume History and Design

3

__________

THA-3010

Shakespeare: "On the Stage and On the Page"

3

__________

THA-3110

Dramatic Literature: Classical/Modern

3

__________

THA-3140

Theater History

3

__________

Subtotal

 

12

 

Production and Performance Skills

THA-1111

Stagecraft

3

__________

THA-2122

Acting II

3

__________

THA-3210

Introduction to Directing

4

__________

Subtotal

 

10

 

Elective (select one course from the following)

DAN-2030/

3030

Improvisation/Composition

 

4

 

__________

DAN-3010

Renaissance Spirit

3

__________

THA-2035

Costume Construction and Stage Make-up

3

__________

THA-3030

Children's Theater

3

__________

THA-3040

Improvisation for Actors

3

__________

THA-3123

Acting III

3

__________

Subtotal

 

3-4

 

Laboratory Experiences

THA-2040/4010

Performance and Production Lab

3

__________

Subtotal

 

3

 

Capstone Courses

THA-4720

Senior Project in Theater**

3

__________

THA-4730

Seminar in Professional Preparation for the Actor

 

3

 

__________

Subtotal

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

44-45

 

** If students elect to direct their own theater production as their senior project, THA-3150, Introduction to Stage Management, and THA-3210, Introduction to Directing, will be pre-requisites for their senior project.