Department of Theatre

UNCW Department of Theatre - customized


Customized Option: The Entrepreneurial Choice

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 - Introduction to Theatre Technology 3
THR 125 – Introduction to Design 3
THR 165 – Dramatic Heritage: Study and Analysis of Plays 3
THR 230 or 231 – Acting I 3
THR 321- Theatre History I 3
THR 322 - Theatre History II 3
Custom Core:
THR 242 – Production Studio I 7
THR 355 – Directing I
THR 370 – Theories of Theatre and Performance
Required (Choose one from the following):
THR 316 - Playwriting
THR 318 - Devising Theatre
Required (Choose one from the following):
THR 368 – Contemporary British and Irish Dramatic Literature
THR 369 – The American Canon: Seminar in Dramatic Literature

Theatre Electives:

15 additional hours of theatre courses at the 200-400 level 15
Total: 46

Oral Competency Requirement, Customized Option: To satisfy the oral competency requirement for the B.A. degree a student may successfully complete THR 486 or 487.

Applied Learning Requirement, Customized Option: to satisfy the applied learning requirement for the B.A. degree in theatre a student must successfully complete THR 110.

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