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2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre (BA in Theatre & Speech)

Required Credit Hours: 36

Major Writing Requirement:

To pass the Major Writing Requirement in Theatre, majors must earn a “paper grade” of “C-” or better in two courses from among the courses listed below. The “paper grade,” a part of the final course grade, will be the average of all short and long papers “weighted” according to the course syllabus. Instructors in these courses will provide a series of opportunities for students to demonstrate their ability to write essays containing sustained and well-developed thought in clear and effective prose. Instructors will comment upon and direct more than one paper in a course or more than one draft of a long paper, thus giving students the chance to benefit from the instructor’s critical assessment.

Core Requirements:

Students considering a theatre major are advised to take either THEA 150   or THEA 200  in their freshman year. Students taking THEA 200  may not take THEA 150   for credit and vice versa.

A student majoring in theatre must take:

One of the Following:

Students with previous Dance experience should take the Dance Placement Evaluation in the fall to gain permission for intermediate level Modern, Ballet or Jazz courses.

One Dance Technique course any level from the first group below: