Theatre Major Requirements

BA Major in Theatre
A major in theatre will require 32 hours.

Required: 22 hours from the following:

  • THEA 101 INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE (3)
  • 4 HOURS FROM THEATRE PRODUCTION (1 ea.) *
  • THEA 201 ASIAN THEATRE (3)
  • THEA 220 ACTING (3)
  • THEA 321 DIRECTING (3) 
  • THEA 361 TOPICS IN THEATRE PRACTICE (3)
  • THEA 401 THEATRE DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY (3)

Required: 6 hours of Dramatic Literature from:

  • THEA 201 ASIAN THEATRE (3)
  • ENGL 270 INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE (3)
  • ENGL 313 ENGLISH DRAMA (3)
  • ENGL 314 MODERN DRAMA (3)
  • ENGL 334 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SHAKESPEARE (3)
  • THEA 360 TOPICS IN THEATRE THEORY AND LITERATURE (3)
  • FREN 401 FRENCH THEATER (3)
  • GERM 401 GERMAN THEATER (3)
  • SPAN 405 TWENTIETH CENTURY LATIN AMERICAN THEATER (3)
  • SPAN 408 THEATER OF THE GOLDEN AGE (3)

Required: 4 hours for Senior Thesis

  • THEA 498 PRE-THESIS STUDY (1) fall semester of senior year
  • THEA 499 SENIOR THESIS (3) spring semester of senior year

* Additional hours of production count for load credit only