Jan 24, 2019  
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre, B.S.

Department of Theatre and Dance 
Jeff Gibson, chair

The major in Theatre is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre and 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.

Students majoring in Theatre must receive a grade of C (2.00) or better in all courses in their major for the course to count as a prerequisite or to count toward graduation.

Students pursuing the B.S. degree must complete a cognate.

Academic Map

Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Theatre, B.S., Academic Map  

Degree Requirements

General Education (41 hours)

General Education  requirements include Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Theatre or Dance Cognate (18 hours)

A grade of C is required in each course.

Electives (27 hours)

  • No more than six (6) credit hours of electives may be completed in THEA coursework.

Total hours in program: 120

Recommended Curriculum: Theatre

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; however, consultation with the assigned advisor is necessary before each registration.


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 27 Hours