Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    Sep 21, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theater Arts (BA.THA)

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Students majoring in Theater Arts take the core Theater courses plus 12 credits of electives, and also select a concentration in Theater Studies (BA.THA.THS), Acting and Directing (BA.THA.ADD), or Technical Theater and Design (BA.THA.TTD).

All students graduating with a degree in Theater Arts should be able to:

  1. Discuss and analyze productions in terms of thematic concerns, literary qualities, and artistic approaches.
  2. Demonstrate a high degree of competency in one or more areas of theatrical production such as directing, design, performance, writing, stage management, or production management.
  3. Utilize materials in appropriate manners to achieve desired effects and communication to an audience.
  4. Incorporate input and ideas generated through the collaborative process of production into their own creative work.
  5. Present their work for review in a professional manner consistent with their areas of concentration.


Complete the core courses, and a concentration, and the electives

Core courses in Theater Arts (29 cr):

Choose 1 of these concentrations

And complete electives in the School of Fine & Performing Arts (12 cr)

Any courses with the following designations: ART, ARH, MUS, THA, DAN.  These do not have to be all in the same department.

(Credits required for the major: 56 cr)

The department recommends that students pursuing a Theater Arts degree take additional courses in English, Literature, Communication, and Film Studies, either as electives and/or to satisfy General Education requirements.

And complete the University's Gen Ed requirements

Review  the Gen Ed requirements.

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