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Theatre & Dance

Academic Requirements

The Major 

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(Students who declared a Theatre major or minor prior to FA ’15, please see the Department chair.)

A total of ten 4-credit classes are required for the major in Theatre:

101 – Drama, Stage and Society I

102 – Drama Stage and Society II

211 – Introduction to Acting

221 – Introduction to Directing

231 – Theatre Technology

241 – Introduction to Theatrical Design 

381 – Junior Seminar

One course from the History/Theory sequence (THE 201-209 and THE 301-309)

Two departmental electives

Theatre majors are expected to participate in co-curricular production activities. As part of that production work, majors must enroll in three different Theatre Practicum courses (THE 181-185, as auditors or for credit) and pass four semesters of THE 400.

The Minor

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A total of eight 4-credit classes are required for the minor in Theatre:

101/2 – Drama, Stage and Society I or II

211 – Introduction to Acting

221 – Introduction to Directing

231 – Theatre Technology

241 – Introduction to Theatrical Design 

One course from the History/Theory sequence (THE 201-209 and THE 301-309)

Two departmental electives

Theatre minors are expected to participate in co-curricular production activities. As part of that production work, minors must enroll in two different Theatre Practicum courses (THE 181-185, as auditors or for credit) and pass two semesters of THE 400.

Distribution

Students electing Theatre as part of their Fine Arts distribution requirement may choose any course other than THE 181-185 and THE 400.