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Department of Visual and Performing Arts
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Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

(Theatre major — 120 semester hours)

Academic Major
Courses Hours
Theatre 2331 and 2334 6
Theatre 3311, 3331, 4301, 4311, 4312, and 4321

18

Theatre Specialization area (advanced) 12
Other Requirements
Courses Hours
Communication 2301 3
Theatre 2345 3
English 1301, 1302, and one sophomore literature 9
Political Science 2301 and 2302 6
History 1301 and 1302 6
Computational and Applied Math 2305, Mathematics 1302, 1303, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1333, 1561, 2305, 2513 3
Natural Science (two lab sciences: biology, chemistry, geology, physical science, physics) 8
Physical Activity 1
Social Science: Agricultural Economics, 1331, Economics, 2300, 2301, 2302, Geography 2301, 2305 Psychology 1303, 2301, 2304, Sociology 1303, 2301, 2305, 2307 3
Humanities (English-an additional sophomore literature, History 2331, 2332, French 2372, German 2372, Philosophy 1303,  2301, 2301, Sociology 1303, 2301) 3
Modern Language 2311 and 2312 6
Visual & Performing Arts: Theatre 1351 or 1352 3
Minor
Courses Hours
Minor 18
Electives
Courses Hours
Electives (6 elective hours must be advanced to meet the 42 advanced hour requirement) 13

The above plan meets all core curriculum and Bachelor of Arts degree requirements. The B.A. degree with a major in Theatre requires a minimum of 120 semester credit hours, a minimum of 42 advanced (junior and senior level) semester credit hours, and a minimum of 30 semester credit hours in residence (24 of which must be at the advanced level). 24 of the last 30 hours required to complete this degree must be taken in residence.

**Theatre Specialization areas are designed to provide students with the opportunity to focus their studies on a particular area of the Theatre discipline. However, these specialization areas do not constitute separate academic majors or degree programs.

  • Design and Technology: 3334, 3341, 4331, 4381
  • Generalist: 4991, 6 advanced hours
  • Performance: 3320, 3353, 4351, 4314, 4331 or 4381