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Theatre Major

The Theatre Major

Note: The grade point average of the coursework comprising the major must be no less than 2.00 with no course grade below C- (1.7).

11 units, including

Production Studies, three units:

THTR 205 Production Studies I: Fundamentals of Theatre
THTR 306 Production Studies II: Analysis, Conceptualization, and Problem Solving
THTR 407 Production Studies III: Collaboration and Production

Critical Inquiry in Practice and Theory, two units: 1 from group A and 1 from group B

Group A: Theory-centered:

THTR 239 Latina/os On Stage: From Barrio to Broadway
THTR 325 Script Analysis
THTR 370 Staging Gender
THTR 312 Special Topics (as appropriate, with Department approval)

Group B: Practice-based:

THTR 210 Performing Diversity: a Cultural Odyssey
THTR 229 Going Solo: The Politics of Identity in Contemporary Solo Performance
THTR 312 Special Topics (as appropriate, with Department approval)
THTR 313 Theatre for Social Change I
THTR 320 Advanced Acting: 20th Century Acting Styles and Theories

History, two units from the following:

THTR 309 Theatre History I
THTR 319 Theatre History II
THTR 321 History of Apparel

Performance, one unit from the following:

DANC 248 Movement Improvisation
THTR 212 Basics of Acting
THTR 215 Physical Theatre: Actor as Creator
THTR 219 Ensemble Performance
THTR 308 Basics of Directing
THTR 312 Special Topics: Auditioning for Stage and Screen
THTR 327 Acting Shakespeare I

Design, one unit from the following:

THTR 301 Scene Design
THTR 305 Sound Design
THTR 307 Lighting Design*
THTR 322 Advanced Costume Design

Technical Theatre, one unit from the following:

THTR 201 Stagecraft
THTR 203 Introduction to Lighting and Sound
THTR 206 Introduction to Costume
THTR 213 Fundamentals of Stage Makeup
THTR 302 Scene Painting

Arts Elective, one unit from the following:

ARTH 121 Survey I: Prehistory through the Middle Ages
ARTH 122 Survey II: Renaissance to the Present
ARTH 223 Studies in the History of Photography
ARTS 288 Sound, Video, and Animation
FMST 201 Introduction to Film Studies
FMST 203 With Images and Sound: Introduction to the Language of Film
MUS 221 Music in Film
Or other arts course approved by the Department.

THTR 399 Leadership in Production

Limitations

THTR 330-THTR 341 (Practica) and THTR 388 (Internship) cannot be counted in the major.

No course units can be counted toward both a major in theatre and a minor in dance.

Theatre Minor

The Theatre Minor

Note: The grade point average of the coursework comprising the minor must be no less than 2.00, with no course grade below C- (1.7).

6 units, including

Production Studies, two units including:

THTR 205 Production Studies I-Fundamentals of Theatre
THTR 306 Production Studies II- Analysis, Conceptuadivzation and Problem Solving

Critical Inquiry in Practice and Theory, one unit from the following:

THTR 210 Performing Diversity: A Cultural Odyssey
THTR 229 Going Solo: The Podivtics of Identity in Contemporary Solo Performance
THTR 239 Latina/os On Stage: From Barrio to Broadway
THTR 312 Special Topics (as appropriate, with Department approval)
THTR 313 Theatre for Social Change I
THTR 320 Advanced Acting: 20th Century Acting Styles and Theories
THTR 325 Script Analysis
THTR 370 Staging Gender

History, one unit from the following:

THTR 309 Theatre History I
THTR 319 Theatre History II
THTR 321 History of Apparel

Performance, one unit from the following:

THTR 119 Broadway Musical Theatre
THTR 201 Basics of Acting
THTR 215 Physical Theatre: Actor as Creator
THTR 219 Ensemble Performance
THTR 308 Basics of Directing
THTR 312 Auditioning for Stage and Screen
THTR 327 Acting Shakespeare I

Design/Technical Theatre, one unit from the following:

THTR 201 Stagecraft
THTR 203 Introduction to divghting and Sound
THTR 206 Introduction to Costume
THTR 213 Fundamentals of Stage Makeup
THTR 301 Scene Design
THTR 302 Scene Painting
THTR 305 Sound Design
THTR 307 Lighting Design
THTR 322 Advanced Costume Design

Limitations

THTR 315 (Independent Study), THTR 330-341 (Practica) and THTR 388 (Internship) cannot be counted in the minor.