Theatre Major

See Also:

Theatre Minor

Theatre Major Learning Outcomes

On the completion of their course of study, Theatre Majors should be able to:

  • Situate ideas, plays and productions in historical, cultural, and political contexts as they apply directly to the theatre;
  • Understand theatrical conventions and language including genre and styles;
  • Create meaningful analytical works such as research papers and dramaturgical projects as well as performance and production works;
  • Employ these tools in a practice of engaged citizenry.

The Theatre major leads to the Bachelor of Arts degree.

Requirements (Minimum 45 Credits):


Practicum courses are one semester credit hour each and must be taken on the Credit/No Credit basis. They may not be repeated for credit.


  • 8-16 semester hours of electives

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