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Curriculum Requirements

Theater Courses
THA 105Introduction to Acting3
THA 141
THA 143
Introduction to Scenic, Costume & Light Design in Theatre & Film
and Backstage Crew Lab
3
THA 142
THA 144
Introduction to Theatre Technology
and Production Crew Lab
3
THA 241Basic Costume Sewing and Scenic Painting3
THA 242Drafting for the Theatre3
THA 243Introduction to Drawing for the Theatre3
THA 244Advance Drawing for the Theatre3
THA 342Scenic Design3
THA 343Costume Design3
THA 344Lighting Design3
THA 364The Theatre Industry3
THA 365Principles of Stage Management3
THA 381Play Analysis I3
THA 382Play Analysis II3
THA 385History of Interior Design and Furniture3
THA 386History of Fashion3
THA 401Internship3
THA 402Internship3
THA 441Design Studio I 33
THA 442Design Studio II 16
THA 461Play Direction I3
THA 481Theatre History I3
THA 482Theatre History II3
Other Required Courses
ART 101Introduction to Drawing I3
ART 105Figure Drawing3
ART 109Introduction to Electronic Media3
BUS 150Business Analytics3
COS 211Public Speaking3
ENG 105English Composition I3
ENG 106English Composition II3
Liberal Arts/ Math6
Liberal Arts Elective15
Theatre Elective 218
Total Credit Hours132
1

THA 442 can be taken twice for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

2

Theatre Elective – must be a 200 level or above course.

3

THA 441 can be taken twice for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

Suggested Plan of Study 

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
ART 101 Introduction to Drawing I 3
BUS 150 Business Analytics 3
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
THA 141
THA 143
Introduction to Scenic, Costume & Light Design in Theatre & Film
and Backstage Crew Lab
3
THA 365 Principles of Stage Management 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ART 105 Figure Drawing 3
ENG 106 English Composition II 3
THA 105 Introduction to Acting 3
THA 142
THA 144
Introduction to Theatre Technology
and Production Crew Lab
3
Math 3
THA 364 The Theatre Industry 3
 Credit Hours18
Sophomore Year
First Semester
COS 211 Public Speaking 3
THA 241 Basic Costume Sewing and Scenic Painting 3
THA 243 Introduction to Drawing for the Theatre 3
THA 381 Play Analysis I 3
People in Society Cognate 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
THA 242 Drafting for the Theatre 3
THA 244 Advance Drawing for the Theatre 3
THA 382 Play Analysis II 3
THA 386 History of Fashion 3
People in Society Cognate 3
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
First Semester
THA 343 Costume Design 3
THA 344 Lighting Design 3
THA 385 History of Interior Design and Furniture 3
THA 481 Theatre History I 3
People in Society Cognate 3
STEM Cognate 3
 Credit Hours18
Second Semester
ART 109 Introduction to Electronic Media 3
THA 342 Scenic Design 3
THA 442 Design Studio II 1 3
THA 482 Theatre History II 3
STEM Cognate 3
Theatre Elective 2 3
 Credit Hours18
Senior Year
First Semester
THA 401 Internship 3
THA 441 Design Studio I 3 3
THA 461 Play Direction I 3
STEM Cognate 3
Theatre Elective 2 3
Theatre Elective 2 3
 Credit Hours18
Second Semester
THA 402 Internship 3
THA 442 Design Studio II 2 3
Theatre Elective 2 3
Theatre Elective 2 3
Theatre Elective 2 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours132
1

THA 442 can be taken twice for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

2

Theatre Elective – must be a 200 level or above course.

3

THA 441 can be taken twice for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

*

ART 107 is highly recommended.