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Performance Track

Major Requirements

Major: Theatre Arts - Performance Track

Degree Type: B.F.A.
Required Degree Credits to Graduate: 135

General Education Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree

  • A list of approved general education courses is available here .
  • General education courses may be used to satisfy requirements for both general education and the major, minor, and program emphases, where applicable. Students should carefully review the major, minor, and program emphases requirements for minimum grade restrictions, should they apply.
Communication (C)12
College Composition I
College Composition II
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Upper Division Writing
Quantitative Reasoning (R) 3
Science and Technology (S) 10
Humanities and Fine Arts (A) 6
Social and Behavioral Sciences (B) 6
Wellness (W) 2
Cultural Diversity (D) *†
Global Perspectives (G) *†
Total Credits39

 May be satisfied by completing courses in another General Education category.

 May be satisfied with courses required in the major. Review major requirements to determine if a specific upper division writing course is required.

Major Requirements

Students must earn a minimum grade of a ‘C’ in all THEA prefix courses.

Professional Major Requirements
ART 111Introduction to Art History (May satisfy general education category A and G)3
MUSC 100Music Appreciation (May satisfy general education category A)3
or MUSC 103 Introduction to Music History
MUSC 162Voice Class1
THEA 161Acting I *3
THEA 180Dramatic Literature and Style I3
THEA 181Dramatic Literature & Style II3
THEA 261Acting II *3
THEA 262Introduction to Dance *2
THEA 263Dance Studio (take 2 times) *4
THEA 266Voice and Movement for the Actor 13
THEA 270Stagecraft3
THEA 271Costume Craft3
THEA 275Theatrical Makeup Design3
Select one of the following:3
Development of Musical Theatre *
Acting for the Camera
Select one of the following:3
Lighting and Sound Design for the Theatre
Costume Design for the Theatre
Introduction to Design: Scenic Design
THEA 280World Theatre (May satisfy a general education category D)3
THEA 361Acting III: Advanced Realism *3
THEA 362Dance Styles for Theatre *1
THEA 365Directing I3
THEA 368Business of Acting *3
THEA 450Capstone Experience3
THEA 461Acting Shakespeare *3
THEA 462Acting Styles *3
THEA 466Advanced Voice for the Actor *3
THEA 467Advanced Movement for the Actor *3
THEA 480History and Literature of Theatre I3
THEA 481History and Literature of the Theatre II3
Theatre Practice - Repeatable for 12 credits:12
Theatre Practicum (1-2 credits)
Stage Management Practicum and Seminar ( 2 credits)
Related Area:
ENGL 380Shakespeare3
THEA 150Theatre Foundations I1
THEA 250Theatre Foundations II1
THEA 350Theatre Foundations III1
Total Credits95

Students must earn a minimum grade of ‘B’ in these dance and performance courses.