Department of Theatre


Customized Option

This option allows students to develop individualized plans of study tailored to their specific academic and professional interests as well as career goals. It may prove the best approach for students who wish to combine multiple subject areas, for example, playwriting, criticism, theory, history, production design, performance, directing, stage management, arts administration, etc.

Requirements for a Major in Theatre for a B.A. Degree, Customized Option:

Theatre Core: Credits
THR 110 - Stagecraft 3
THR 165 - Script Analysis 3
THR 231 - Applied Performance I 3
THR 321- Theatre History I 3
THR 322 - Theatre History II 3
Production Lab (Choose one)
THR 241 - Painting & Properties Studio 1
THR 242 - Technical Production Studio
THR 243 - Costume & Makeup Studio
Required (Choose one from the following):
THR 316 - Playwriting
THR 318 - Devising Theatre
THR 369 - Seminar in Dramatic Literature 3
THR 370 - Seminar in Performance Theory and History 3
THR 488 - Senior Seminar (Performance, research paper, original play, direction of production, internship, etc.)


Production (Choose one from the following):
THR 305 - Scenic Design 3
THR 306 - Lighting Design
THR 308 - Costume Design
Gen. Thr. Electives (Choose Four):
Theatre courses at 200-495 level, based on preparation for Capstone Project/Senior seminar. 12
Total: 43

Oral Competency Requirement, Customized Option: To satisfy the oral competency requirement for the B.A. degree a student must successfully complete THR 488.

A "C" (2.00) is required in each course counted toward the major.