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GENERAL EDUCATION AND INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS

THEATRE ARTS PROGRAM (46-47 semester hours)

      Sem. Hrs.

FRSE  

101

Freshman Seminar

3

ENGL

101

Composition and Literature I

3

ENGL

102

Argument and Research

3

HEED

102

Life Health and Fitness OR

 

HEED

200

Fundamentals of Sex OR

 

IDIS

210

Contemporary Health Issues for Women 

3

COMM

101

Oral Communications 

3

THEA

105

Introduction to Theatre: Theatre, Culture & Society

3

COSC

110

Computer Literacy (or higher)

3

MATH

125

College Algebra OR

 

MATH

127

Introduction to Mathematical Ideas 

3

PSYC

101

Introduction to Psychology

3

HIST

114

African-American History to 1865 OR

 

HIST

115

African-American History since 1865

3

BIOL

___

Elective

3 or 4

SCIENCE

___

Elective

3 or 4

ART

299

Art Survey

3

MUSC

101

Fundamentals of Music

3

____

___

General Education Elective

3

 

Theatre Arts Core Requirements

THEA

103

Introduction to Technical Theatre  

3

THEA

104

Introduction to Theatre Studies 

3

THEA

106

Acting I: Beginning

3

THEA

107

Stage Movement I  

3

THEA

200

Dance History and Culture  

3

THEA

206

Acting II: Scene Study

3

THEA

231

History of Theatre I

3

THEA

232

History of Theatre: II

3

THEA

300

Choreography I (DANCE MAJORS) 

3

THEA

363

Play Analysis and Theory    

3

THEA

407

Directing I (ACTING/DIRECTING) 

3

THEA

461

Theatre Seminar I 

3

THEA

462

Theatre Seminar II  

3

____

___

Portfolio Reviews 

0

 

 

Total Semester Hours 

36

 

Theatre Minor (21 semester hours)

Students who minor in Theatre Arts are required to complete 20 CREDIT of course work, including 2 CREDITS of theatre production, which require 15-20 hours of work.

THEA

105

Introduction to Theatre  

3

THEA

106

Acting I: Beginning

3

THEA

206

Acting II: Scene Study

3

THEA

221

Stagecraft I

3

THEA

263

Play Analysis and Theory

3

THEA

407

Directing I 

3

THEA

101 or 102

Play Production  

2

 

Dance Minor (18 hours)

Students who minor in dance are required to complete 18 credits of course work.

THEA  

105

Introduction to Theatre    

3

THEA

123

Fundamentals Modern Dance     

3

THEA

250

Modern Dance Innovations

3

THEA

251

Jazz Dance Technique

3

THEA

300

Choreography I

3

ONE of The following electives:

 

 

 

THEA

205

Ballet

3

THEA

259

Tap Dance

3

THEA

400

Practicum in Dance

3

THEA

420

Choreography II

3

 

Coming soon: Minor in Acting; Minor in Musical Theatre

 

ACTING/DIRECTING CONCENTRATION

ACTING/DIRECTING CORE REQUIREMENTS

THEA

123

Fundamentals of Modern Dance     

 3

THEA

108

Stage Movement II  

 3

THEA

261

Stage Management         

 3

THEA 

304

Children’s Theatre     

 3

THEA

306

Acting III: Realism

 3

THEA

308

Oral Training for the Actor  

 3

THEA

310

Acting for the Camera

 3

THEA

320

Experimental Theatre

 3

THEA

406

Acting IV: Musical Theatre OR

 3

THEA

409

Hip-Hop Theatre

 3

THEA

408

Play Directing II   

 3

ENG

408

Shakespeare

 3

THEA

410

African American Performance History

 3

FPA

___

Elective

 2

 

 

Total Semester Hours 

38

 

ACTING/DIRECTING SAMPLE PROFILE

FRESHMAN YEAR

First Semester

ENGL

101

Composition and Literature I   

3

FRSE

101

Freshman Seminar     

3

COMM

101

Oral Communications   

3

THEA

105

Introduction to Theatre   

3

THEA

107

Stage Movement  

3

 

 

 

15

 

Second Semester

ENGL

102

Argument and Research  

3

MATH

125

College Algebra

3

COSC

110

Computer Literacy

3

THEA

104

Introduction to Theatre Studies  

3

THEA

108

Stage Movement II

3

 

 

 

15

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR

First Semester

HIST

114

African-American History to 1865 or

3

HIS

115

African-American History since 1865

3

HEED

___

Elective

4

BIOL

101

Introduction to Biology

3

THEA

123

Fundamentals Modern Dance

3

THEA

106

Acting I: Beginning

3

 

 

 

16

              

Second Semester

THEA

206

Acting II: Scene Study 

3

THEA

261

Stage Management   

3

THEA

363

Play Analysis and Theory

3

THEA

308

Oral Training for the Actor   

3

PSYC

101

Introduction to Psychology  

3

 

 

 

15

                                                                                                                                

JUNIOR YEAR

First Semester

MUSC

101

Fundamentals of Music   

3

____

___

Science Elective    

3

THEA

103

Introduction to Technical Theatre 

3

THEA

306

Acting III: Realism   

3

THEA

231

Theatre History I

3

 

 

 

15

 

Second Semester

THEA

232

Theatre History II    

3

THEA

310

Acting for the Camera  

3

THEA

406

Acting IV: Musical Theatre OR

3

THEA

409

Hip-Hop Theatre   

3

THEA

304

Children’s Theatre

3

____

___

General Education Elective 

3

 

 

 

15

                                                                                                                                 

SENIOR YEAR

First Semester

THEA

200

Dance History and Culture 

 3

THEA

407

Play Directing I      

 3

THEA

410

African American Performance History

 3

THEA

461

Senior Seminar  

 3

____

___

FPA Elective  

 2

 

 

 

14

                                                                                                                   

Second Semester

ART  

299

Art Survey   

3

THEA

320

Experimental Theatre   

3

THEA

408

Directing II

3

THEA

462

Senior Seminar

3

ENGL

408

Shakespeare

3

 

 

 

15

TOTAL CREDITS                           120 

 

DANCE AND MOVEMENT STUDIES CONCENTRATION

DANCE/MOVEMENT STUDIES CORE REQUIREMENTS

THEA

108

Stage Movement II 

3

THEA

200

Dance History and Culture

3

THEA

205

Ballet Technique

3

THEA

250

Modern Dance Innovations

3

THEA

251

Jazz Dance Technique 

3

THEA

259

Tap Dance Technique 

3

THEA

300

Choreography I 

3

THEA

330

Kinesiology of Movement    

3

THEA

400

Practicum in Dance Choreography and Performance    

3

THEA

403

Laban Movement Analysis    

3

THEA

420

Choreography II     

3

THEA

460

Dance Studio Instruction  

4

 

 

 Total Semester Hours

37

DANCE MOVEMENT STUDIES SAMPLE PROFILE

FRESHMAN YEAR

First Semester

ENGL

101

Composition and Literature I   

3

FRSE

101

Freshman Seminar  

3

THEA

105

Introduction to Theatre   

3

THEA

107

Stage Movement I     

3

THEA

123

Fundamentals Modern Dance 

3

 

 

 

15

Second Semester

ENGL

102

Argument and Research

3

COSC

110

Computer Literacy

3

THEA

104

Introduction to Theatre Studies 

3

THEA

108

Stage Movement II   

3

COMM

101

Oral Communications 

3

 

 

 

15

SOPHOMORE YEAR

First Semester

HIST

114

African-American History to 1865 or

 

HIST

115

African-American History since 1865

3

HEE

200

Fundamentals of Sex Education 

3

THEA

106

Acting I: Beginning

3

THEA

200

Dance History and Culture  

3

THEA

110

Pilates Fitness    

3

MATH

125

College Algebra    

3

 

 

 

18

Second Semester

ART

299

Art Survey    

3

THEA

103

Introduction to Technical Theatre

3

THEA

205

Ballet Technique    

3

THEA

263

Play Analysis and Theory  

3

PSYC

101

Introduction to Psychology

3

 

 

 

15

JUNIOR YEAR

First Semester

BIOL

101

Introduction to Biology  

4

MUSC

101

Fundamentals of Music 

3

THEA

231

Theatre History I  

3

THEA

251

Jazz Dance Technique

3

THEA

300

Choreography I

3

 

 

 

16

Second Semester

____

___

General Education Elective  

3

THEA

232

Theatre History II

3

THEA

250

Modern Dance Innovations

3

THEA

420

Choreography II  

3

____

___

Science elective

3

 

 

 

15

SENIOR YEAR

First Semester

THEA

304

Children’s Theatre

3

THEA

330

Kinesiology of Movement

3

THEA

409

Hip-Hop Theatre

3

THEA

460

Dance Studio Instruction

3

THEA

461

Senior Seminar

3

 

 

 

15

Second Semester

THEA

259

Tap Dance

3

THEA

400

Practicum in Dance Performance

3

THEA

403

Laban Movement Analysis  

3

THEA

462

Senior Seminar  

3

 

 

 

12

TOTAL CREDITS                                                                          121