Catalog 2010-2012

Theatre

The Theatre major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements, 45 hours (pages xxx-xxx), the major requirements for one of the four Theatre major options as defined below, and university electives to total 120 hours.  Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.


Theatre Major options:


Theatre Arts Major
(Theatre core plus 9 hours Theatre Arts requirements)

Theatre Major with a Performance emphasis (Theatre core plus 24 hours Performance emphasis requirements)

Theatre Major with a Design and Production emphasis (Theatre core plus 25 hours Design and Production emphasis requirements)

Theatre Major with a Drama and Theatre for Youth emphasis (Theatre core plus 24 hours Drama and Theatre for Youth emphasis requirements)


Theatre core requirements (28 hours)

Theatre: 490:010; 490:011; 490:015; 490:016; 490:020; 490:024; 490:050 (3 required-ONE may be in performance); 490:135; 490:136; 490:138.

Requirements for the four options are as follows:


Theatre Arts

Required:

  Theatre core.....28 hours

  Theatre: select one course from each of the three groups below.....9 hours
        Performance: 490:027, 490:101, 490:104, 490:121, 490:127.
        Design and Production: 490:040, 490:140, 490:155, 490:157.
        Literature: 490:137, 490:168, 620:113*, 620:115*, 620:148*.

37 hours

*620:113, 620:115, and 620:148 have prerequisite of 620:034 or consent of instructor. 620:034 may be used to satisfy Category 1A of the Liberal Arts Core.

Substitutions only by department consent.


Performance Emphasis

Required:

  Theatre core.....28 hours

  Theatre: 490:121; 490:122; 490:126; 490:127 (2 required); 490:128.....18 hours

  Emphasis core (6 hours selected from emphasis core below).....6 hours

52 hours


Design and Production Emphasis

Required:

  Theatre core.....28 hours

  Theatre: 490:040; 490:140 (2 required); 490:141; 490:142; 490:143; 490:151 (1 hr.).....19 hours

  Emphasis core (6 hours selected from emphasis core below).....6 hours

53 hours


Drama and Theatre for Youth Emphasis

Required:

  Theatre core.....28 hours

  Theatre: 490:101; 490:104; 490:106/CAP:106; 490:109.....12 hours

  Electives from within Theatre Department.....3 hours

  Electives outside Theatre Department (chosen in consultation with advisor).....3 hours

  Emphasis core (6 hours selected from emphasis core below).....6 hours

52 hours


Emphasis core:

490:056, 490:137, 490:158, 490:161, 490:168, 490:170, 490:199, 650:143.


Declaring an emphasis area:

Students entering the program during or after academic year 2010 shall be eligible to declare an emphasis (Performance, Design and Production, Drama and Theatre for Youth) upon successful completion of 490:010 and 490:011.