Theatre Studies (B.F.A.)

Major: Theatre Studies (B.F.A.)

Departments/Programs
Bachelor of Fine Arts Core 31 hours
Theatre Studies Major (B.F.A., 82 hours)
THTRE 002 Script Analysis 3 hours
THTRE 007 Acting I 3 hours
THTRE 080 Approaching Scenography 3 hours
THTRE 100 Play Reading 1 hours
THTRE 114 Professional Preparation for Theatre 3 hours
THTRE 155 Directing I 3 hours
THTRE 255 Directing II 3 hours
THTRE 260 Theatre History I 3 hours
THTRE 261 Theatre History II 3 hours
Select one of the following:
3 hours
Theatre Studies Core 18 hours
THTRE 030 Stagecraft 3 hours
THTRE 031 Costume Construction 3 hours
THTRE 048 Musical Theatre Appreciation 3 hours
THTRE 101 Masterpieces of Dramatic Literature 3 hours
THTRE 107 Acting II 3 hours
THTRE 150 Stage Management 3 hours
Elective Courses 30 hours
12 hours must be upper level (200-level) (see Theatre Course Listings)

Electives may include courses in performance, directing, design and technology, musical theatre, management, theatre history, dramatic literature, and selective topics courses offered within the department. BFA Theatre Studies students must include completion to the fourth level in one focus area or to third level in two different focus areas.

*Any Theatre course may apply to the electives with the following limitations:

  • THTRE 001 Theatre Appreciation may not be used.
  • Thtre 011 - 020 Practicum courses in: Costumes, Makeup, Scenery, Properties, Lighting, Sound, Acting, Musical Theatre, Production Management and Theatre Promotion are limited to a total of 6 credit hours.

Alternate coursework may be proposed to fulfill the electives requirements. Proposals must be approved by the Theatre Arts Faculty.

Senior Comprehensive:  
THTRE 297 Internship or
THTRE 299 Senior Theatre Project
3 hours