Theatre: Requirements for the Major

Area of Emphasis: Performance

Supporting Courses, (26 credits):

Acting Core, required:

THEATRE 131: Acting I (3 credits)

THEATRE 231: Acting II (3 credits)

THEATRE 233: Voice for the Actor I (3 credits)

Technical Theatre, required:

THEATRE 221: Stagecraft (4 credits)

THEATRE 222: Costume Technology (4 credits)

Dance Core, required:

THEATRE 128: Jazz Dance I (1 credit)

THEATRE 137: Ballet I (1 credit)

THEATRE 138: Ballet II (2 credits)

THEATRE 145: Modern Dance I (1 credit)

THEATRE 161: Tap Dance I (1 credit)

Dance Electives, (3 credits):

THEATRE 128: Jazz Dance I (1 credit)

THEATRE 137: Ballet I (1 credit)

THEATRE 141: Period Dance Styles (1 credit)

THEATRE 142: American Musical Theatre Dance (1 credit)

THEATRE 145: Modern Dance I (1 credit)

THEATRE 161: Tap Dance I (1 credit)

THEATRE 228: Jazz Dance II (2 credits)

THEATRE 261: Tap Dance II (1 credit)

Upper-Level Courses, (30 credits):

ALL Theatre majors are required to fulfill a Play Reading requirement by the spring semester of the senior year.

History/Literature, required:

THEATRE 309: Theatre History I:Greek to Elizabethan (3 credits)

THEATRE 310: Theatre History II: 17th Century to Realism (3 credits)

THEATRE 311: Theatre History III: 20th Century and Contemporary (3 credits)

Acting/Directing, required:

THEATRE 305: Audition Techniques for the Actor (3 credits)

THEATRE 331: Acting III (3 credits)

THEATRE 351: Directing I (3 credits)

Shop Practicum, (4 credits):

THEATRE 338: Production Practicum: Scene Shop (1 credit)

THEATRE 339: Production Practicum: Costume Shop (1 credit)

Theatre Practicum, (2 credits):

THEATRE 335: Production Practicum: Crews (1 credit)

THEATRE 336: Production Practicum: Performance (1 credit)

THEATRE 338: Production Practicum: Scene Shop (1 credit)

THEATRE 339: Production Practicum: Costume Shop (1 credit)

Electives, (6 credits):

Any 300- or 400-level THEATRE course

THEATRE 325: Stage Makeup (3 credits)

THEATRE 333: Voice for the Actor II (3 credits)

THEATRE 352: Directing II (3 credits)

Area of Emphasis: Design/Technical Theatre

Supporting Courses, (25 credits):

Design/Technical Theatre, required:

THEATRE 220: Stage Management (3 credits)

THEATRE 221: Stagecraft (4 credits)

THEATRE 222: Costume Technology (4 credits)

THEATRE 224: Introduction to Theatre Design (3 credits)

One (1) of These:

ART 105: Introductory Drawing (3 credits)

ART 106: Design Methods (3 credits)

THEATRE 223: Computer Applications for Theatre (3 credits)

Acting Core, required:

THEATRE 131: Acting I (3 credits)

Dance Core, (One (1) of These):

THEATRE 128: Jazz Dance I (1 credit)

THEATRE 137: Ballet I (1 credit)

THEATRE 138: Ballet II (2 credits)

THEATRE 145: Modern Dance I (1 credit)

THEATRE 161: Tap Dance I (1 credit)

Performance Electives, (4 credits):

THEATRE 128: Jazz Dance I (1 credit)

THEATRE 137: Ballet I (1 credit)

THEATRE 141: Period Dance Styles (1 credit)

THEATRE 142: American Musical Theatre Dance (1 credit)

THEATRE 145: Modern Dance I (1 credit)

THEATRE 161: Tap Dance I (1 credit)

THEATRE 228: Jazz Dance II (2 credits)

THEATRE 231: Acting II (3 credits)

THEATRE 233: Voice for the Actor I (3 credits)

THEATRE 261: Tap Dance II (1 credit)

THEATRE 328: Jazz Dance III (2 credits)

THEATRE 361: Tap Dance III (1 credit)

Upper-Level Courses, (31 credits):

ALL Theatre majors are required to fulfill a Play Reading requirement by the spring semester of the senior year.

Design/Technical Theatre/Directing, required:

THEATRE 321: Scene Design (4 credits)

THEATRE 322: Costume Design (3 credits)

THEATRE 323: Stage Lighting (3 credits)

THEATRE 351: Directing I (3 credits)

History/Literature, required:

THEATRE 309: Theatre History I:Greek to Elizabethan (3 credits)

THEATRE 310: Theatre History II: 17th Century to Realism (3 credits)

THEATRE 311: Theatre History III: 20th Century and Contemporary (3 credits)

Shop Practicum, (4 credits):

THEATRE 338: Production Practicum: Scene Shop (1 credit)

THEATRE 339: Production Practicum: Costume Shop (1 credit)

Theatre Practicum, (2 credits):

THEATRE 335: Production Practicum: Crews (1 credit)

THEATRE 336: Production Practicum: Performance (1 credit)

THEATRE 338: Production Practicum: Scene Shop (1 credit)

THEATRE 339: Production Practicum: Costume Shop (1 credit)

Electives, (3 credits):

THEATRE 325: Stage Makeup (3 credits)

THEATRE 340: Dance History (3 credits)

THEATRE 421: Scene Painting (3 credits)

THEATRE 422: Costume Crafts (3 credits)

THEATRE 423: Advanced Stage Lighting (3 credits)

THEATRE 426: Sound for Theatre (3 credits)

THEATRE 497: Internship, 1-12 credits

THEATRE 498: Independent Study (1-4 credits)

Area of Emphasis: Musical Theatre

Supporting Courses, (33-35 credits):

Music Core, required:

MUSIC 115: Ear Training and Sight Singing I (1 credit)

MUSIC 151: Music Theory I (3 credits)

Elementary Voice, required:

MUS APP 045: Elementary Voice I (1 credit)

Chorus or Choir, (2 credits):

MUS APP 261: Concert Choir (1 credit)

MUS APP 262: Chorale (1 credit)

Keyboard Proficiency, (2 credits):

(may audition out of requirement)

MUS APP 011: Keyboard Musicianship I (1 credit)

MUS APP 021: Keyboard Musicianship II (1 credit)

MUS APP 031: Keyboard Musicianship III (1 credit)

MUS APP 041: Keyboard Musicianship IV (1 credit)

Acting/Voice Core, required:

THEATRE 131: Acting I (3 credits)

THEATRE 190: First Year Applied Musical Theatre Voice (1 credit)

THEATRE 231: Acting II (3 credits)

THEATRE 233: Voice for the Actor I (3 credits)

THEATRE 289: Second Year Applied Musical Theatre Voice I (1 credit)

THEATRE 290: Second Year Applied Musical Theatre Voice II (1 credit)

Dance Core, required:

THEATRE 128: Jazz Dance I (1 credit)

THEATRE 161: Tap Dance I (1 credit)

THEATRE 228: Jazz Dance II (2 credits)

THEATRE 261: Tap Dance II (1 credit)

Dance Elective, (1 credit):

THEATRE 137: Ballet I (1 credit)

THEATRE 141: Period Dance Styles (1 credit)

THEATRE 142: American Musical Theatre Dance (1 credit)

Technical Theatre Core, required:

THEATRE 221: Stagecraft (4 credits)

THEATRE 222: Costume Technology (4 credits)

Upper-Level Courses, (26 credits):

ALL Theatre majors are required to fulfill a Play Reading requirement by the spring semester of the senior year.

Acting/Directing, required:

THEATRE 305: Audition Techniques for the Actor (3 credits)

THEATRE 351: Directing I (3 credits)

THEATRE 389: Third Year Applied Musical Theatre Voice I (1 credit)

THEATRE 390: Third Year Applied Musical Theatre Voice II (1 credit)

THEATRE 489: Fourth Year Applied Musical Theatre Voice I (1 credit)

THEATRE 490: Fourth Year Applied Musical Theatre Voice II (1 credit)

Dance, required:

THEATRE 328: Jazz Dance III (2 credits)

THEATRE 361: Tap Dance III (1 credit)

THEATRE 440: Choreography (3 credits)

Theatre History/Literature, (Two (2) of These):

AVD 328: Musical Theatre History (3 credits)

THEATRE 309: Theatre History I:Greek to Elizabethan (3 credits)

THEATRE 310: Theatre History II: 17th Century to Realism (3 credits)

THEATRE 311: Theatre History III: 20th Century and Contemporary (3 credits)

Shop Practicum, (4 credits, both THEATRE 338 and THEATRE 339 may be repeated):

THEATRE 338: Production Practicum: Scene Shop (1 credit)

THEATRE 339: Production Practicum: Costume Shop (1 credit)

Area of Emphasis: Theatre Studies

Supporting Courses, (20 credits):

Required:

THEATRE 131: Acting I (3 credits)

THEATRE 221: Stagecraft (4 credits)

THEATRE 222: Costume Technology (4 credits)

THEATRE 231: Acting II (3 credits)

Dance Core, (3 credits):

THEATRE 128: Jazz Dance I (1 credit)

THEATRE 137: Ballet I (1 credit)

THEATRE 141: Period Dance Styles (1 credit)

THEATRE 142: American Musical Theatre Dance (1 credit)

THEATRE 145: Modern Dance I (1 credit)

THEATRE 161: Tap Dance I (1 credit)

Electives, (3 credits):

ARTS MGT 257: Arts in the Community (3 credits)

THEATRE 219: UWGB Meets NYC: New York Theatre Trip (1 credit)

THEATRE 220: Stage Management (3 credits)

THEATRE 223: Computer Applications for Theatre (3 credits)

THEATRE 224: Introduction to Theatre Design (3 credits)

THEATRE 233: Voice for the Actor I (3 credits)

THEATRE 298: Independent Study, 1-4 credits

Upper-Level Courses, (30 credits):

ALL Theatre majors are required to fulfill a Play Reading requirement by the spring semester of the senior year.

History/Literature, required:

THEATRE 309: Theatre History I:Greek to Elizabethan (3 credits)

THEATRE 310: Theatre History II: 17th Century to Realism (3 credits)

THEATRE 311: Theatre History III: 20th Century and Contemporary (3 credits)

Directing, required:

THEATRE 351: Directing I (3 credits)

Shop Practicum, (4 credits, both THEATRE 338 and THEATRE 339 may be repeated):

THEATRE 338: Production Practicum: Scene Shop (1 credit)

THEATRE 339: Production Practicum: Costume Shop (1 credit)

Theatre Practicum, (2 credits):

THEATRE 335: Production Practicum: Crews (1 credit)

THEATRE 336: Production Practicum: Performance (1 credit)

THEATRE 338: Production Practicum: Scene Shop (1 credit)

THEATRE 339: Production Practicum: Costume Shop (1 credit)

Design/Technical Theatre, (3 credits):

THEATRE 323: Stage Lighting (3 credits)

THEATRE 325: Stage Makeup (3 credits)

THEATRE 421: Scene Painting (3 credits)

THEATRE 422: Costume Crafts (3 credits)

THEATRE 426: Sound for Theatre (3 credits)

Electives, (9 credits):

Choose from any 300- or 400-level THEATRE courses