Theatre Arts (B.A.)

Recommended Sequence of Courses in the major: For a current degree sequence, please visit the department's website.

1. 33 semester hours in required Theatre Arts courses including 12-15 upper-division hours

THAR 1191Theatre Practicum

THAR 1321Beginning Acting

THAR 1322Intermediate Acting

THAR 1380Introduction to Theatre

THAR 2192Theatre Practicum

THAR 2193Theatre Practicum

THAR 2360Introduction to Technical Production

THAR 2380Play Analysis

THAR 2361Introduction to Theatre Design

THAR 3381History of Theatre I

THAR 3382History of Theatre II

THAR 4331Fundamentals of Directing

THAR 4333Senior Studio

Note: THAR 2193 may be repeated for credit.  THAR 4333 is the capstone course for Theatre Arts.

2. 3 Additional hours in Theatre Arts Practicum or Advanced Theatre Arts Practicum Courses

3. Theatre Arts Elective Courses:

Students must complete an additional 12 semester hours in elective Theatre Arts courses, including 9 upper-division semester hours, to be selected from one or more of the following areas:


THAR 2324Stage Movement

THAR 2325Theatre Voice and Speech Studies

THAR 3304Children's Theatre

THAR 3323Acting in Verse

THAR 3324Selected Topics in Performance

THAR 3326Advanced Acting

THAR 4303Creative Dramatics

THAR 3324: may be repeated for credit


THAR 2242Basic Stage Make-up

THAR 3344Costume Construction

THAR 3341Costume Design

THAR 3362Scene Design

THAR 3363Light Design

THAR 4342Costume History

General Studies:

THAR 1381Theatre Appreciation

THAR 1320Acting in Everyday Life

THAR 2380Play Analysis

THAR 4301Creativity in the Arts

THAR 4383Dramatic Theory and Criticism

THAR 4387American Theatre

THAR 4385Shakespeare

THAR 4393Reading and Research in Theatre Arts

THAR 4399Special Topics