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B.F.A. in Theatre Studies


Degree Plan
124 hours (36 advanced) 75 hours in major (33 advanced)


    Required Theatre Courses:
    Basic Requirements:
THEA 1301 Acting Realism IENG 1302 or FAS 1302
THEA 1101 Voice and Movement IENG 1304

THEA 1312 Scenic Elements

ENG 2301, 2304, 2306 or GTX
THEA 1316 Costume ElementsREL 1310
THEA 1302 Acting Realism IIREL 1350
THEA 1102 Voice and Movement IIART 1300 or 1310
THEA 2301 Acting: AuditioningMUS 1220
THEA 2298 Dance IPSC 2302
THEA 2374 Theatre History I
THEA 2371 Lighting Elements2 Courses of Lab Science
THEA 2390 Stage Management
THEA 2375 Theatre History II3 Courses of Foreign Language (thru 2310)
THEA 2299 Dance II
THEA 3324 Directing I2 Courses from the following:
THEA 3105 Production Lab IANT 1305, 3301
THEA 3106 Production Lab IIECO 1305, 2306
THEA 4107 Production Lab IIIPHI 1308, 1321, 3322
THEA 4376 Theatre History IIIPSC 1305, 1306
6 hrs. THEA upper levelPSY 1305
9 hrs. THEA Design/Tech (6 hrs. Adv.)SOC 1305
9 hrs. THEA Performance (6 hrs. Adv.)HIST 1305, 1306, 1307, 2365, 2366
9 hrs. THEA Critical Studies (6 hrs. Adv.)
2 Semesters of Chapel
3 hours of advanced credit to reach 36 total




Courses in this box are approved as Critical Studies Electives

THEA 3304 Playwright StudyTHEA 3333 Theatre in Cultural Context
THEA 3341 MasterworksTHEA 4377 Theatre and Christianity
THEA 4378 DramaturgyTHEA 4379 Contemporary Theatre
THEA 4V99 Special StudiesTHEA 5308 Theory and Criticism




Courses in this box are approved as Performance Electives

THEA 1103 Freshman VoiceTHEA 1104 Freshman Voice
THEA 2101 Voice and MovementTHEA 2103 Sophomore Voice
THEA 2104 Sophomore VoiceTHEA 2302 Acting: Shakespeare
THEA 3103 Junior VoiceTHEA 3104 Junior Voice
THEA 3297 Tap ITHEA 3298 Ballet II
THEA 3301 Acting: Adv. RealismTHEA 3302 Acting: Period Styles
THEA 3304 Acting: Playwright StudyTHEA 3325 Directing II
THEA 4102 Senior ShowcaseTHEA 4103 Senior Voice
THEA 4104 Senior VoiceTHEA 4297 Jazz II
THEA 4298 Tap IITHEA 4301 Acting for the Camera
THEA 4335 Creative DramaticsTHEA 4365 Advanced Directing I
THEA 4366 Advanced Directing IITHEA 4395 Stage Combat
THEA 4V99 Special StudiesTHEA 4VC5 Production Capstone
THEA 2113 Workshop in Traditional Musical TheatreTHEA 2114 Workshop in Contemporary Musical Theatre
THEA 3113 Workshop in Traditional Musical TheatreTHEA 3114 Workshop in Contemporary Musical Theatre
THEA 4113 Workshop in Traditional Musical TheatreTHEA 4114 Workshop in Contemporary Musical Theatre




Courses in this box are approved as Design/Tech Electives

THEA 1383 Drafting and GraphicsTHEA 2316 Stage Makeup
THEA 2383 Theatrical DrawingTHEA 3316 Advanced Costume Construction Techniques
THEA 3322 History of CostumeTHEA 3326 Costume Design
THEA 3363 Metal-Working for the TheatreTHEA 3370 Scene Design
THEA 3371 Lighting DesignTHEA 3372 Scene Painting
THEA 3380 Sound DesignTHEA 3383 CAD/CAM Design
THEA 4190 Portfolio DevelopmentTHEA 4326 Adv. Costume Design
THEA 4315 Automated LightingTHEA 4370 Adv. Scene Design
THEA 4371 Adv. Lighting DesignTHEA 4384 Adv. Sound Design
THEA 4390 Adv. Stage ManagementTHEA 4398 Technical Direction for the Theatre
THEA 4V99 Special StudiesTHEA 4VC5 Production Capstone