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Curriculum Requirements

Theatre Courses
THA 105Introduction to Acting3
THA 141Introduction to Scenic, Costume & Light Design in Theatre & Film2
THA 142Introduction to Theatre Technology2
THA 143Backstage Crew Lab1
THA 144Production Crew Lab1
THA 241Basic Costume Sewing and Scenic Painting3
THA 242Drafting for the Theatre3
THA 243Introduction to Drawing for the Theatre3
THA 344Lighting Design3
THA 364The Theatre Industry3
THA 365Principles of Stage Management3
THA 381Play Analysis I3
THA 382Play Analysis II3
THA 401Internship3
THA 402Internship3
THA 459Stage Management Practicum9
THA 461Play Direction I3
THA 462Play Direction II3
THA 463Advanced Stage Management I3
THA 464Advanced Stage Management II3
THA 466Theatrical Unions3
THA 481Theatre History I3
THA 482Theatre History II3
THA 487Advanced Projects3
Choose one of the following:3
Producing New Plays And Musicals
Producing for Regional Theatre
Producing Musical Theatre II
Other Required Courses
BUS 150Business Analytics3
COS 112Interpersonal Communication3
COS 211Public Speaking3
ENG 105English Composition I3
ENG 106English Composition II3
MGT 304Organizational Behavior3
MTC 109Music Theory Skills I3
Math 53
People and Society Cognate9
STEM Cognate9
Theatre Elective12
Total Credit Hours129
1

​All Stage Management majors are required to participate in a production capacity in one show per semester for all eight semesters

2

All Stage Management majors are required to stage manage or assistant stage manage one show in each year in their Sophomore, Junior and Senior year. This management assignment doubles as their production assignment for that particular semester.

3
 

THA 459 can be repeated for a maximum of 18 credit hours.

4

 THA Elective must be a 200 level or above course unless otherwise approved by Stage Management Faculty.

5

 Student may be required to take two math courses depending on level of the students level of math.

Suggested Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
THA 141 Introduction to Scenic, Costume & Light Design in Theatre & Film 2
THA 143 Backstage Crew Lab 1
THA 365 Principles of Stage Management 3
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
MTC 109 Music Theory Skills I 3
Math 108 or higher 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
THA 105 Introduction to Acting 3
THA 142 Introduction to Theatre Technology 2
THA 144 Production Crew Lab 1
ENG 106 English Composition II 3
Math 3
BUS 150 Business Analytics 3
 
 Credit Hours15
Sophomore Year
First Semester
THA 243 Introduction to Drawing for the Theatre 3
THA 364 The Theatre Industry 3
THA 381 Play Analysis I 3
THA 459 Stage Management Practicum 3
People in Society Cognate 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
THA 242 Drafting for the Theatre 3
THA 382 Play Analysis II 3
THA 463 Advanced Stage Management I 3
COS 112 Interpersonal Communication 3
STEM COGNATE 3
People in Society Cognate 3
 Credit Hours18
Junior Year
First Semester
THA 241 Basic Costume Sewing and Scenic Painting 3
THA 344 Lighting Design 3
THA 459 Stage Management Practicum 3
THA 461 Play Direction I 3
THA 481 Theatre History I 3
Theatre Elective 3
 Credit Hours18
Second Semester
THA 462 Play Direction II 3
THA 464 Advanced Stage Management II 3
THA 482 Theatre History II 3
COS 211 Public Speaking 3
Theatre Elective 3
THA Management Course (THA 369, THA 467 or THA 469 are recommended) 3
 Credit Hours18
Senior Year
First Semester
THA 459 Stage Management Practicum 3
THA 466 Theatrical Unions 3
STEM COGNATE 6
THA Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
THA 401 Internship 3
THA 402 Internship 3
THA 487 Advanced Projects 3
Theatre Elective 3
MGT 304 Organizational Behavior 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours129
1

​All Stage Management majors are required to participate in a production capacity in one show per semester for all eight semesters

2

All Stage Management majors are required to stage manage or assistant stage manage one show in each year in their Sophomore, Junior and Senior year. This management assignment doubles as their production assignment for that particular semester.

3
 

THA 459 can be repeated for a maximum of 18 credit hours.

4

THA Elective must be a 200 level or above course unless otherwise approved by Stage Management Faculty.