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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Theatre Arts (BA)


Theatre Arts Major and Theatre Arts Teaching Major (BA)


  • Program Prerequisite: Not Required.
  • Minor: Required.
  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in courses required for this major (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable) in addition to an overall GPA of 2.00 or higher.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation; a minimum of 44-48 credit hours must be earned in Theatre Arts courses. A total of 40 upper division credit hours is required (courses numbered 3000 and above); a minimum of 19 of these is required within the major.

Advisement

Students should meet annually with a faculty advisor for course and program advisement. Call 801-626-6437 for more information and referrals for an appointment. The faculty advisor must approve courses taken in focus areas. (Also refer to the Department Advisor Referral List which includes email addresses for faculty advisors.)

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Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information ). No special admission or application requirements are needed for this program.

General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements  of this catalog for Bachelor of Arts requirements. See Language Courses Required to fulfill the BA listed under the major course requirements. The following general education courses are required for the Theatre Major: THEA 1033  Acting I (3), ARTH 1090  Art and Architecture of the World: Paleolithic-AD 1000 (4) or ARTH 1100  Art and Architecture of the World: AD 1000-Present (4), and ENGL 3500  - Introduction to Shakespeare (3).

Major Course Requirements for BA Degree


47 Credit Hours (exclusive of required general education courses)

Theatre Design (3 credit hours)


Select one of the following theatre design classes

Theatre Practicum (3 credit hours)


Select 3 credit hours from the following options

General Education Courses Required (10 credit hours)


The following general education courses are required for the Theatre Major:

Language Courses Required to fulfill the BA


Refer to Degree Requirements  in this catalog. Theatre majors must complete Option 1 – Foreign Language (12 credit hours of a foreign language, refer to the Foreign Language section of this catalog for additional information on obtaining foreign language credit) OR Option 2 – Foreign Language and Language Arts (6 credit hours of a foreign language and 6 hours of language arts—the required language arts courses are: THEA 3303 - History and Literature of Theatre I , and THEA 3313 - History and Literature of Theatre II ).

Focus Areas and Sample Programs (7 credit hours)


Select at least 7 credit hours in one of the following emphasis areas, approved by an advisor