Theater Arts Major (B.A.)
The B.A. in Theater Arts major is a general degree program that allows students to work with an advisor to focus their courses on their particular interests. Senior students must complete a capstone project, and in their junior year must submit a proposal for it that is developed in mandatory advising sessions with faculty members.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students who complete this program will be skilled in the following areas:
PLO 1: Artistry Able to integrate the technique and skills needed to become an interdisciplinary theater artist (THTR 110, THTR 221, THTR 222, THTR 223, THTR 233, THTR 374, THTR 423, THTR 435, THTR 440)
Students must earn a 2.0 in each of their major courses and meet policies outlined in the Theater Arts handbook. Failure to do so can result in probation.
|THTR 110||Introduction to Acting||3|
|THTR 216||Performance and Production (Crew)||3|
|THTR 221||Theatrical Sets and Properties||3|
|THTR 224||Theatrical Management and Production||3|
|THTR 225||History of Theater to the 19th Century 1||3|
|THTR 226||History of Theater: 19th Century to the Present||3|
|THTR 374||Writing 3: Playwriting 2||3|
|THTR 496||Writing 3: Ethics in Theater, Film, and Television 2||3|
|THTR 499||Capstone Project in Theater, Film, and Television||3|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Introduction to Theater 3|
|Theatrical Lighting and Sound|
|Theater Education, K-12|
|Theater for Social Change 4|
|Acting Styles and Techniques|
|Musical Theater Workshop|
|Theater and the Church|
|Dramatic Theory and Criticism|
Meets the General Education Intercultural Competence requirement.
Meets the General Education Writing 3 requirement.
Meets the General Education Humanities: Fine Arts requirement.
Meets the General Education Civic Knowledge and Engagement requirement.