The major in Speech and Theatre with a concentration in Theatre is designed to provide students with maximum opportunities to develop theoretical and practical appreciation of theatre arts. Preparation is offered for the pursuit of graduate study in a number of fields or for entry into professions including secondary school teaching and professional theatre.
All students majoring in Speech and Theatre must complete COMM 2200 - Fundamentals of Communication and earn a grade of C or better for the course to count as a prerequisite or to count towards graduation.
Students majoring in Speech and Theatre must receive a grade of C (2.00) or better in all courses in their concentration for the course to count as a prerequisite or to count toward graduation.
Students pursuing the B.A. degree must complete 2010 and 2020 or any course numbered above the 2000 level in one foreign language, one minor, and a cognate. The minor must not require any courses with a THEA prefix and must be chosen from a specified list of disciplines and concentrations or from the list of interdisciplinary minors. (See Undergraduate Degree Requirements, Bachelor of Arts Degree for more information.)
Students must complete COMM 2200 plus the following required Theatre courses:
Curricular listings include General Education requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.
All students pursuing a major within this department must complete the General Education requirements. The following is a suggested pattern of study for the first two years; however, consultation with the assigned advisor is necessary before each registration.