FOCUSED Theatre Major requirement (21 hrs.)

Students seeking a focused theatre major must apply, via the faculty adviser, for admission to either an acting/ directing or design/technical focus upon completion of the following: ENGL 1150, 1160, third writing course, SPCH 1110 or 2120, MATH 1310 (or above), six (6) credit hours of social science, four (4) credit hours of natural science, and THEA 1000 (four semesters), 1510, 1550, 1630, 3760, 3770, 4780, and 4790. To remain in good standing in the focused major, a student must complete, 1) all required focused courses with a grade of “B” (3.0) or above; 2) a resume/portfolio review or acting audition each semester.

Degree Requirements

Acting/Directing Theatre Focus

Each of the following:

THEA 1210Voice for the Actor

3 credits

THEA 2320Acting II

3 credits

THEA 4340Advanced Acting: Auditioning

3 credits

And

THEA 1220Movement for the Actor

3 credits

Or

THEA 2290Dance for the Theatre II

3 credits

Two (2) of the following:

THEA 4310Advanced Acting: Post Realism

3 credits

THEA 4320Advanced Acting: Greeks to Restoration:

3 credits

THEA 4330Advanced Acting: Ensemble

3 credits

THEA 4440Directing II

3 credits

THEA 4750Community-Based Theatre

3 credits

3000/4000 level theatre electives (6 hrs.)

Total Credit Hours:6

Design/Technical Theatre Focus

THEA 2630Drafting for the Theatre

3 credits

Or

THEA 2510Costume Patterning and Draping

3 credits

Two (2) of the following

THEA 4500Costume Design

3 credits

THEA 4610Scene Design

3 credits

THEA 4010Advanced Projects in Theatre

1 - 3 credits

Two (2) of the following

THEA 4550History of Costume

3 credits

THEA 3610Rendering and Scene Painting

3 credits

THEA 4010Advanced Projects in Theatre

1 - 3 credits

3000/4000 level theatre electives (6 hrs.)