Office of the Registrar

Undergraduate Catalog

2015-16 second edition, April 2015




Bachelor of Arts

Admission Requirements

In addition to meeting the University's admission requirements, students must be officially accepted into the Theatre BA program prior to the first semester of coursework in the major. A statement of purpose detailing why the candidate has chosen this degree is required. Prospective students should contact the Department of Theatre and Dance for specific information about the statement and application dates.

Program Requirements

  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog

  2. Major requirements (42 hours). Note: Courses counted for the major may not also be counted for the Bachelor of Arts-Fine Arts requirement.

    1. Script Analysis (3 hours): THE 130(3)

    2. Acting (9 hours): THE 122(3) and 222(3) and 323(3)

    3. Theatre History (6 hours): THE 541(3) and 542(3)

    4. Design/Technology/Stage Management (6 hours): THE 150(2), 151(1); choose 3 hours from THE 250(2) and 251(1), or THE 255(2) and 256(1), or THE 260(2) and 261(1), or THE 354(3)

    5. Directing (3 hours): THE 430(3)

    6. Public Affairs Capstone Experience (3 hours): THE 515(3)

    7. Elective (11 hours): Complete an additional 11 hours from advisor approved THE and/or DAN courses 
    8. Senior Project (1 hour): THE 482(1)

  3. Minor Required (or second major)

  4. Specific Requirements for Bachelor of Arts Degree - see Specific Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements section of catalog

  5. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog



Bachelor of Applied Science
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Music Education
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
Bachelor of Science in Education (non-certifiable)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Social Work
  1. THE 130(3), 150(2), 151(1) 

  2. One course from: THE 541(3), 542(3), 543(3), 545(3), 547(3)

  3. Nine hours of Theatre electives of which three hours must be chosen from courses numbered 300 or higher for a total of 18 hours