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Theatre & Dance

Academic Requirements

The Major 

*for 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 also required to enroll in THE 181-185 sequence three times

The Minor

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

101 – Drama, Stage and Society I OR 102 – Drama Stage and Society 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 also required to enroll in THE 181-185 sequence twice and THE 400 twice.

Distribution

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