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B.F.A., Theatre Arts

THEATRE ARTS CORE (Required of all Theatre Arts Students)

Hours

DA 1101 Foundations in Movement

3

TA 1134 Beginning Acting for Majors

3

TA 1421 Anyalysis in Dramatic Literature

3

TA 1454 Stagecraft

3

TA 1561 Fundamentals of Theatre Design

3

Total:

15

Requirements for Major (below)

30-45

 

Total:

45-60

 

THEATRE ARTS MAJOR (B.F.A. Degree)

Hours

Admission to the B.F.A. majors in Theatre Arts (either Performance or Design and Production specializations) and Musical Theatre are by permission of the department only. Guidelines and procedures for applying are published in the Theatre Arts Handbook and are available from the theatre arts department office.

Theatre Arts Core

15

TA 1522 Decorative Arts and Material Culture

3

*TA 2101-2102 Applied Theatre

6

TA 3534 Directing I

3

TA 3181 Theatre History I

3

TA 3182 Theatre History II

3

TA 3361 Theatre Arts Management

3

TA 4000 B.F.A. Capstone Experience

3

The student will choose ONE of the following specializations:

PERFORMANCE Specialization

TA 1537 Audition Techniques

3

TA 2525 Stage Speech & Movement I

3

TA 2534 Intermediate Acting

3

TA 3531 Period Performance

3

Select from the following - no repeats allowed for credit in major:
• TA 3525 Stage Speech & Movement II (3)
• TA 3530 Playing Shakespeare (3)
• TA 3533 Acting for the Camera (3)
• TA 3536 Stage Combat (2)
• TA 3539 Musical Theatre Performance (3)
• TA 3544 Directing II (3)

5-6


DESIGN AND PRODUCTION
Specialization

TA 2161 Drawing for the Theatre

2

TA 2552 Costume Construction

3

TA 2553 Stage Lighting

3

TA 2555 Scene Painting

3

Select from the following:
• TA 2551 Intermediate Stagecraft (3)
• TA 2554 Sound Production (3)
• TA 3561 Scene Design (3)
• TA 3562 Costume Design (3)
• TA 3563 Lighting Design (3)

9

17-20

 

Total:

56-59

* Students declaring one of the theatre arts majors are expected to gain experience in all areas of production and will register in Applied Theatre for at least the number of hours prescribed by their major.