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. The department requires attendance at monthly spotlight events that showcase professional theater artists and student work.

42 units

Core Courses
THTR 110Introduction to Acting3
THTR 216Performance and Production (Crew)3
THTR 221Theatrical Sets and Properties3
THTR 224Introduction to Stage Management3
THTR 293Theater Field Study3
THTR 325History of Theater to the 19th Century 13
THTR 326History of Theater: 19th Century to the Present3
THTR 374Writing 3: Playwriting 23
THTR 423Directing3
THTR 496Writing 3: Ethics in Theater, Film, and Television 23
THTR 499Capstone Project in Theater, Film, and Television3
Select three of the following:9
Introduction to Theater 3
Theatrical Lighting and Sound
Theatrical Makeup
Theater Education, K-12
Theater for Social Change 4
Advanced Directing
Acting Styles and Techniques
Musical Theater Workshop
Theater and the Christian Faith
Dramatic Theory and Criticism
Special Topics
Total Units42

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.