Major Requirements for Theatre with Pre-Professional Design & Technology Concentration

RequirementsHours
Required Courses  
THR 124 Theatre Technology: Scenery and Lighting 3
THR 125 Theatre Technology: Costumes and Makeup 3
THR 154 Beginning Acting 3
THR 160 Theatre Cornerstone 1
THR 210 Introduction to Theatrical Design 3
THR 235 Analysis of Dramatic Literature 3
THR 365 Directing I 3
THR 481 Theatre History to 1800 3
THR 482 Theatre History from 1800 to 2000 3
THR 491 Theatre Capstone 2
Theatre Design  
THR 323 Lighting Design 3
THR 326 Scenic Design 3
THR 327 Costume Design 3
Theatre Practicum1  
Complete three hours: 3
Beginning Production Practicum  
Beginning Performance Practicum  
Design & Technology Requirements  
THR 226 Drawing and Rendering for the Theatre 3
THR 350 Costume History and Period Style for the Theatre 3
Design & Technology Electives  
Select six hours from the following: 6
Theatre Sound Design and Technology  
Individual Project in Design and Production  
Advanced Studio in Scenery  
Advanced Studio in Costumes  
Advanced Studio in Lighting  
Advanced Studio in Audio  
Total Hours 51

1

One hour may be THR 205 performance, two hours must be THR 204 technical .

Proposed Program of Study for a Theatre Major with a Concentration in Design and Production

Freshman
First Term Hours Second Term Hours
THR 160 1 THR 124 or 125 3
THR 124 or 125 3 THR 210 or 235 3
THR 154 3  
  7   6
Sophomore
First Term Hours Second Term Hours
THR 204 1-2 THR 204 1-2
THR 226 3 THR 326 or 327 3
THR 210 or 235 3  
  7-8   4-5
Junior
First Term Hours Second Term Hours
THR 323 3 THR 204 1-2
THR 327 3 THR 326 or 327 3
Theatre History 1 3 Theatre History1 3
  9   7-8
Senior
First Term Hours Second Term Hours
Theatre Elective2 3 THR 365 3
  THR 491 2
  Theatre Elective2 3
  3   8
Total credit hours: 51-54

1

Theatre History - Six required hours (Do not have to take in sequence):  THR 481 and THR 482.

2

Design & Production Electives - Select six hours from the following: THR 325, THR 470, THR 472, THR 474, THR 471,  THR 473, or THR 474