Theatre Major/Minor Requirements

BA Major in Theatre

A major in theatre will require 32 hours.

The requirement for a major in Theatre is

  • a minimum of 32 hours, to be chosen from among the following courses:

Theatre 101, 201, 220, 251, 252, 253, 254, 321, 361, 401, 498, 499.

  • Two additional dramatic literature courses from:

Theatre 201, 360, English 270, 313, 314, 334, French 401, German 401, Spanish 405, 408.

  • Note: Theatre 360 and 361 are courses that can be taken more than once for credit, as the topic rotates.
  • Theatre 201 cannot be used to fulfill a requirement for the dramatic literature category of the major (the second category) if it is used to fulfill a requirement for the first category of the major. 

Minor in Theatre

The requirements for a minor in Theatre are 15 credit hours from the courses listed below, including at least three Theatre offerings:

Theatre 101 (Introduction to Theatre), Theatre 201 (Asian Theatre), Theatre 220 (Acting), Theatre 321 (Directing), Theatre 360 (Topics in Theatre Theory and Literature), Theatre 361 (Topics in Theatre Practice), Theatre 401 (Theatre Design and Technology), English 270 (Introduction to Shakespeare), English 313 (English Drama), English 314 (Modern Drama), English 334 (Special Topics in Shakespeare), French 401 (French Theatre), German 401 (German Theatre), Spanish 405 (Twentieth Century Latin American Theatre), Spanish 408 (Theatre of the Golden Age). 

updated 7/10/14