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2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Speech and Theatre, Theatre Concentration, B.S.

Department of Speech and Theatre 

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.S. degree must complete a cognate and one minor. The minor must not require any courses with a THEA prefix.

Theatre Concentration

Students must complete COMM 2200  plus the following required Theatre courses:


Students may select from the following two cognates:

Theatre (18 hours)

  • Select 18 hours from upper-division (3000 or 4000 level) courses in THEA in consultation with an advisor.

Recommended Curriculum

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.


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours

Total hours in program: 120