Theatre Studies Major (B.A.) (Combined B.A./M.A.)

Requirements for the Graduate portion of this dual degree program can be found here.
Core Courses
THTR 102Theatre in Society3
THTR 150Introduction to Technical Theatre1
THTR 208Drama in Text3
THTR 210Theatre History: Early World3
THTR 211Theater History: Modern World3
Complete 1 course from the following:3
Theater for Community Impact
Site‐Specific Performance
Performing Playwrights of Color
Children's Theatre
Department Requirements
Complete 3 courses from the following:3
Production Stagecraft
Production Operations
Production Costumes
Performance Production I
Performance: Production II
Performance: Production III
Complete 23 credits from the list below:23
Graduate Core Courses
THTR 501Theatre Research Methods3
THTR 511Dramatic Structure and Style3
or THTR 534 Theatre and Performance Theories
THTR 512Early World Theatre and Performance3
or THTR 513 Modern and Contemporary Theatre History
Graduate Elective
Complete 1 course from the following:3
Contemporary Theatre
Internship: Theatrical Practice
Special Topics in Theatre and Drama
Black Theatre and Performance
Theatre for Social Change
Drama Therapy
Theatre Criticism
Latinx Theatre and Performance
Advanced Acting Workshop
Advanced Directing Workshop
Independent Study
Total Credits54


THTR 105Acting I3
THTR 106Solo Performance3
THTR 110Acting II - B.A3
THTR 175Theatre in Performance3
THTR 204Performance Production I1
THTR 206Performance: Production II1
THTR 207Performance: Production III1
THTR 238Musical Theatre I3
THTR 285Theater for Community Impact3
THTR 286Site‐Specific Performance3
THTR 330Play Direction I3
THTR 338Musical Theatre II3
THTR 360Children's Theatre3
THTR 361Student New Play Festival3
THTR 366Stage Technique: Combat3
THTR 391Playwriting I3
THTR 395Playwriting II3
THTR 430Play Direction II3
THTR 433Shakespeare Workshop3
THTR 435Dramatic Workshop3
THTR 480Concept and Collaboration in Theatre3
Design and Production
THTR 140Introduction to Design for Theatre3
THTR 155Stage Management3
THTR 200Production Stagecraft1
THTR 201Production Operations1
THTR 202Production Costumes1
THTR 252Scene Design I3
THTR 253Theatrical Sound Design3
THTR 254Costume Design I3
THTR 256Stage Management II3
THTR 258Lighting Design I3
THTR 262Visual Media Design and Technology for Live Performance3
THTR 350Technical Direction3
THTR 385Production Management3
History, Literature, Criticism, and Theory
THTR 175Theatre in Performance3
THTR 180Performance Studies3
THTR 216African American Theatre: Melodrama to "Post‐Racial"3
THTR 217Latinx Theatre and Performance3
THTR 265The Contemporary Theatre of Cultural Diversity3
THTR 275Theatre Scenes: NY, NJ and London3
THTR 31120th and 21st Century Playwrights3
THTR 329Introduction to Dramaturgy: The Questioning Spirit3
THTR 335Dramaturgical Styles3
THTR 411Dramatic Criticism3
ENGL 234American Drama3
ENGL 352English Drama: Beginnings to 16423
ENGL 353Shakespeare: Comedies-Histories3
ENGL 354Shakespeare: Tragedies-Romances3
ENGL 361Modern Irish Drama3
ENGL 374Contemporary European Drama3
ENGL 375Modern Drama: Ibsen to O'Neill3
ENGL 455Restoration and 18th Century Drama3
Theatre Management
THTR 257Commercial and Nonprofit Management3
THTR 381Theatre Administration and Audience Development3
THTR 382Contracts and Law in Theatre3
THTR 400Fundraising Board Development3
THTR 401Business of the Arts3
Interdisciplinary Approaches
THTR 312Drama Therapy3
THTR 403Independent Study1-3
THTR 406Theatre Teaching Methods3
THTR 432Special Topics in Theatre1-3
THTR 490Theatre Cooperative Education Experience4-16
Courses in Related Fields
CMST 326Integrated Communications3
CRTH 151Creative Thinking3
ENTR 201The Entrepreneurial Mindset and Innovation3
ENTR 290Selected Topics in Entrepreneurship3
ENTR 303Create and Pitch Your Startup6
FILM 230Introduction to Screenwriting3
FILM 255Film Story Analysis3
FILM 310Intermediate Screenwriting3
HUMN 285Mythology3