Oct 01, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Theatre, BA


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Introduction

The most collaborative of the arts, theatre partakes of literature, history, music, movement, architecture, and design. Our students often begin as performers, then go on to master skills in design/technology directing, and playwriting.

Through rigorous work in academic, studio, and community settings, our theatre programs develop engaged artists and active learners. Faculty and students work together to learn, create, and communicate through exploration and collaboration.

Admissions  

Program Length

Four years for a complete BA degree.  Two years for students transferring in with an AAOT degree.  Program length may vary depending upon the student’s course load and academic progress.

Program Learning Outcomes

Through theatrical production and academic study, students completing the BA degree in Theatre will demonstrate:

  • practical skills in theatre production from among the following: design (scenic, lighting, costume, sound and/or make-up), acting, stage management, theatre technology, playwriting, devising, and directing;
  • effective collaboration skills, including leadership, time management, problem-solving, and effective communication;
  • a consistent artistic practice, including conceptualization, development of skills, constructive critique, revision, and public dissemination;
  • foundations for their artistic choices in the standards of the profession, including ethical and cultural questions in contemporary performance;
  • critical thinking, writing, speech, and organizational skills at an advanced undergraduate level.

Baccalaureate Degree Core


Baccalaureate Degree Core Requirements   

Major Requirements: 44 Credits


Foundations: 12 Credits


Complete all of the following:

Creation and Collaboration: 6 Credits


Complete the following:

Electives: 4 Credits


Complete one of the following groups:

  • Four credits from APTH, THEA, DANC

Practice: 4 Credits


Complete four credits from the following, in at least three different courses:

All courses are variable credit (.5, 1.0, 1.5, or 2.0 credits)

Capstone: 2 Credits


Complete two credits:

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