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

THEA 2320Acting II

3

THEA 4340Advanced Acting: Auditioning

3

And

THEA 1220Movement for the Actor

3

Or

THEA 2290Dance for the Theatre II

3

Two (2) of the following:

THEA 4310Advanced Acting: Post Realism

3

THEA 4320Advanced Acting: Greeks to Restoration:

3

THEA 4330Advanced Acting: Ensemble

3

THEA 4440Directing II

3

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

Or

THEA 2510Costume Patterning and Draping

3

Two (2) of the following

THEA 4500Costume Design

3

THEA 4610Scene Design

3

THEA 4010Advanced Projects in Theatre

1 - 3

Two (2) of the following

THEA 4550History of Costume

3

THEA 3610Rendering and Scene Painting

3

THEA 4010Advanced Projects in Theatre

1 - 3

3000/4000 level theatre electives (6 hrs.)