Theater

Major/Minor Requirements:

Major:

39 hours minimum required

Minor: 

22 hours minimum required

Career Opportunites:

Professional Stage Work

University or Secondary Education

Theater Ministry 


 Internship opportunities and student manager programs available!! 

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Course Information

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Core Courses for all Theater Majors and Minors

  • TH 200 Stagecraft 3 hrs
  • TH 242 Theater History 1 3 hrs
  • TH 253 Fundamentals of Acting 3 hrs
  • TH 334 Directing 3 hrs
  • TH 342 Theater History 2 3 hrs
  • TH/ENG 375 Contemporary Drama OR TH/ENG 491 Shakespeare  3 hrs
  • TH 109, 111, 209, 211, 309, 311, 409, 411 Production & Performance 4 hrs

Total for Theater Core 22 hrs


Theater Major

Required Courses
        Theater Core 22 hrs
        Performance Track or Production Track (see below) 13 hrs
        TH 475 Senior Seminar 1 hrs
        Electives 3 hrs

Total for Theater Major 39 hrs

Production Emphasis

         TH 335 Children's Theater 3 hrs
         TH 380 Selected Topics: Advanced Directing 3 hrs
         TH 400 Designing for the Stage 3 hrs
         TH 410 Stage and Theater Management 3 hrs
         TH 385/485 Internship 1 hr

Performance Emphasis

         TH/HP 100 Introduction to Dance 1 hr
         TH/HP 113 Ballroom I 1 hr
         TH/HP 114 Ballroom II 1 hr
         TH 115 Singing Onstage 1 hr
         TH 335 Children's Theater or TH 336 Church Drama 3 hrs
         TH 380 Selected Topics: Advanced Acting 3 hrs
         TH 442 History and Analysis of Musical Theater 3 hrs


Electives: Choose 3 hours

        MUS 100 Elementary Musicianship 3 hrs
        TH 115/215/315/415 Singing Onstage (Cumulative to 3 hours) 1 hr
        TH 335 Children's Theater (if not taken in emphasis) 3 hrs
        TH 336 Church Drama (if not taken in emphasis) 3 hrs
        TH 360 Musical Theater Workshop 3 hrs
        TH 375 Contemporary Drama (if not taken in core) 3 hrs
        TH 385/485 Internship (cumulative 3 hours) 1 hr
        TH 491 Shakespeare (if not taken in core) 3 hrs