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Bachelor in Theater Production

A Focused Study in Theater Production

The Theater major consists of 22 hours in core courses and an emphasis in performance or production. Either emphasis requires an additional 17 hours of course work. If a Bachelor of Arts degree is sought, 12 hours of foreign language are also required.

Courses Offered at: Campbellsville

Careers in Theater

Careers include (but certainly aren't limited to):

  • Professional Actor
  • Director
  • Set Designer
  • Playwright
  • Stage Management
  • Set Design
  • Costume Design
  • Dramaturg/Literary Management
  • Education
  • Administration
  • Prop Management

Courses

Theater Core for all Theater Majors and Minors – 22 semester hours

  • TH 200 - Stagecraft
  • TH 242 - Theater History I
  • TH 253 - Fundamentals of Acting
  • TH 334 - Directing
  • TH 342 - Theater History II
  • TH ____ - Performance/Production Lab (Take the lab four times, using a different course number each time. Contact your academic advisor for guidance. Courses bearing this title are numbered 109, 111, 209, 211, 309, 311, 409 and 411 and are ONE hour each.)

Choose One Course From This List:

  • TH 375 - Contemporary Drama
  • TH 491 - Shakespeare

Theater Production Courses

  • 39 semester hours

Core Requirements – 22, Required Courses – 14

  • TH 335 - Children’s Theater
  • TH 380 - Special Topics: Advanced Acting
  • TH 400 - Designing for the Stage
  • TH 410 - Stage and Theater Management
  • TH 442 - History and Analysis of Musical Theater
  • TH 475 - Senior Seminar
  • TH 385/485 - Internship

Electives – 3

  • MUS 100 - Elementary Musicianship
  • TH 210 - Stage Makeup
  • TH 230 - Theater Art Field Studies
  • TH 336 - Church Drama (if not taken in emphasis)
  • TH 351 - Screen Acting
  • TH 360 - Music Theater Workshop
  • TH 375 - Contemporary Drama (if not taken in core)
  • TH 385/485 - Internship (cumulative to three hours)
  • TH 491 - Shakespeare (if not taken in core)
  • TH ___ - Singing Onstage (This course may be taken up to three times, using a different course number each time. Contact your academic advisor for guidance. Courses bearing this title are numbered 115, 215, 315, and 415 and are one credit hour each.)

All Theater majors and minors must take TH 131 and MAC 120 or MAC 140 as part of their General Education requirements.