Curriculum Requirements

Theatre Courses
THA 105Introduction to Acting3
THA 141Introduction to Scenic, Costume, and Light Design in Theatre and Film2
THA 142Introduction to Theatre Technology2
THA 143Backstage Crew Lab 11
THA 144Production Crew Lab 11
THA 241Basic Costume Sewing and Scenic Painting3
THA 242Drafting for the Theatre3
THA 243Beginning Theatre Design How to Sketch Your Idea3
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 Practicum 29
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
THA 369Producing New Plays and Musicals3
THA 467Producing for Regional Theatre3
THA 469Producing Musical Theatre II3
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 33
People and Society Cognate9
STEM Cognate9
Theatre Elective 412
Total Credit Hours138

Suggested Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
THA 141 Introduction to Scenic, Costume, and Light Design in Theatre and 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 Beginning Theatre Design How to Sketch Your Idea 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
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
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