Theatre, B.A.

Fifty (50) semester credits, including:

Major Program Requirements

Theatre majors complete all required courses and then must select one concentration: Performance or Technical.

Required Theatre Courses (19 credits):

THT103Theatre Travel Practicum

1

THT310Women in Theatre

3

THT311Directing

3

THT318History of Theatre I(WI)

3

THT319History of Theatre II(WI)

3

THT426Dramaturgy (WI)

3

THT495Senior Seminar

1

Plus two credits of the following:

THT305Theatre Intensive

1

Performance Concentration (31 credits):

Required Performance Courses - complete all 16 credits:
THT102Theatre Technician Practicum

1

THT110Theatre Practicum

1

THT112Movement and Voice for the Actor

3

THT130Dance I

1

THT131Dance II

1

THT212Advanced Acting

3

THT308Period Styles for Acting

3

Production Courses - select 6 credits

THT121Stagecraft

3

THT220Scene Painting and Prop Artistry

3

THT221Stagecraft II

3

THT222Introduction to Stage Design

3

THT223Costuming

3

THT224Stage Make-Up

3

THT320Corsetry

3

THT322Scenic Design

3

THT323Lighting Design

3

THT324Digital Media Design

3

Other Courses - select 9 credits:

ENLT423Shakespeare

3

THT148Film Acting

3

THT160Improvisation

3

THT207Comedy Acting

3

THT208Stage Combat

3

THT211Puppetry

3

THT312Musical Theatre Acting & Auditioning

3

THT313Stage Dialects

3

THT314Shakespeare in Performance

3

THT418Theatre for Young Audiences

3

ENLT 215 and ENLT 216 sections with a topic of Shakespeare may be used.

Up to 6 credits from the MUS or ART subject designation may also be used.

Technical Theatre Concentration (31 credits):

Required Technical Courses - complete all 10 credits:
THT222Introduction to Stage Design

3

THT422Advanced Design

3

Plus four credits of the following:

THT102Theatre Technician Practicum

1

Production Courses - select 18 credits

THT211Puppetry

3

THT220Scene Painting and Prop Artistry

3

THT221Stagecraft II

3

THT222Introduction to Stage Design

3

THT223Costuming

3

THT224Stage Make-Up

3

THT320Corsetry

3

THT322Scenic Design

3

THT323Lighting Design

3

THT324Digital Media Design

3

Other Courses - select 3 credits:

ENGR104Engineering Graphics & CAD Application

3

ENLT423Shakespeare

3

ENLT 215 and ENLT 216 sections with a topic of Shakespeare may be used.

Any 3 additional credits from the THT, MUS, or ART subject designation may also be used.

Note:

  1. A student must receive at least a “C-” in a class for it to count toward the theatre major.
  2. Theatre majors must be involved in some capacity in every Carroll production unless excused because of other theatre commitment.
  3. Theatre majors are required to attend 75% of all department activities including workshops and showcase performances.
  4. Students may declare both concentrations for a total of 81 credits; however no course may count toward both concentrations.