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Theatre Arts (B.A.)

The Bachelor of Arts with a major in Theatre Arts is the traditional liberal arts theatre degree that provides students broad-based theatre knowledge in each of the collaborative areas. It prepares students for graduate study, professional theatre careers, and may serve as preparation for law, ministry, or educational careers. It emphasizes cultural understanding, aesthetic sensitivity, and creative skill. 

You can also pursue a secondary education supplementary teaching endorsement in theatre.

Students interested in double majoring often select the B.A. degree.


Bachelor of Arts Core 29 hours
Theatre Arts Major (B.A., 40 hours)
THTRE 1020FYW/THTRE 1030 Script Analysis 3 hours
THTRE 1300 Acting I 3 hours
THTRE 1810FYW/THTRE 2810 Playwriting I 3 hours
THTRE 2500 Directing I 3 hours
THTRE 3500 Directing II 3 hours
THTRE 3800 World Theatre History I 3 hours
THTRE 3810 World Theatre History II 3 hours
Select 6 hours of Dramatic Literature: 6 hours
Select one of the following: 3 hours
Theatre Electives 8 hours

Must include 6 upper-level hours (3000-level, 4000-level courses).

THTRE 1010 Theatre Appreciation will not count.

THTRE 1710-1800 Practicum courses are limited to a total of 2 credit hours toward the major.

Capstone 3 hours