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Theatre (B.A.)

The Bachelor of Arts with a major in Theatre 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.


Theatre Department Core 12 hours
Theatre Major (B.A., 38 hours)
THTRE 1020FYW/THTRE 1030 Script Analysis 3 hours
THTRE 1300 Acting I 3 hours
THTRE 2500 Directing I 3 hours
THTRE 2700 Introduction to Theatrical Design 3 hours
Theatre History 6 hours
THTRE 3800 World Theatre History I 3 hours
THTRE 3810 World Theatre History II 3 hours
Dramatic Literature 4 hours
Select 4 hours of Dramatic Literature:  
Technical Theatre 3 hours
THTRE 1400 Introduction to Technical Theatre or THTRE 1410 Costume Construction  
Theatre Electives 10 hours

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

THTRE 1010 Theatre Appreciation will not count.

Capstone 3 hours