May 24, 2024  
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre, B.S.

Department of Theatre and Dance 
Jeff Gibson, program coordinator

The major 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.

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 and one minor. The minor must not require any courses with a THEA prefix.


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: 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 for the first two years; however, consultation with the assigned advisor is necessary before each registration.


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 28 Hours

Total hours in program: 120

Academic Map

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

Theatre, B.S., Academic Map