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Theatre Arts (THRFA) - Archive

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Begin Date: Summer Session 2000
End Date: Fall Semester 2001 (Name change to Theatre - THRFA)

Theatre Arts (THRFA) - Archive

PROFESSOR CARY LIBKIN, B.F.A. Program Coordinator, Musical Theatre
PROFESSOR DAN ROBINSON, B.F.A. Program Coordinator, Production
PROFESSOR TRAVIS DeCASTRO, B.F.A. Program Coordinator, Stage Management

This major offers three options: Musical Theatre, Production, and Stage Management. All three options are intended to provide students with specialized training leading to a high level of competence in their respective fields. Graduates should be able to begin professional work or pursue further training at the graduate level. The Musical Theatre option is intended for those students who wish to pursue a career as a musical theatre professional. The Production option is intended to train students in the areas of scenery, lighting, costume, and technical direction. The Stage Management option is intended to train students for a career in stage management for theatre.

For the B.F.A. degree in Theatre Arts with the Musical Theatre option, a minimum of 127 credits is required; with the Production option, a minimum of 128 credits is required; with the Stage Management option, a minimum of 128 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(0-3 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in GENERAL EDUCATION course selection or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in GENERAL EDUCATION course selection or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 83-85 credits
(This includes 0-3 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GA courses in the Musical Theatre option.)

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (ALL OPTIONS): 18 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (18 credits)[1]
THEA 100 GA(3), THEA 101S(3), THEA 120(3), THEA 150(3) (Sem: 1-2)
THEA 401W(3) (Sem: 5-8)
THEA 434(3) (Sem: 7-8)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE OPTION: 65-67 credits

MUSICAL THEATRE OPTION: 67 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (58 credits)

Theatre courses (15 credits) [1]
THEA 289(3) (Sem: 1-2)
THEA 220(3), THEA 221(3) (Sem: 3-4)
THEA 322(2), THEA 324(2) [5], THEA 325(2) (Sem: 5-6)

Music courses (15 credits)
THEA 113(3) (Sem: 1-2)
THEA 212(3), THEA 214(3), VOICE 212J(1), VOICE 262J(1) (Sem: 3-4)
VOICE 312J(1), VOICE 362J(1) (Sem: 5-6)
VOICE 412J(1), VOICE 462J(1) (Sem: 7-8)

Dance courses (8 credits) [1]
DANCE 231(1), DANCE 232(1) (Sem: 1-2)
DANCE 241(1), DANCE 242(1) (Sem: 3-4)
DANCE 251(1), DANCE 252(1), DANCE 371(1), DANCE 372(1) (Sem: 5-6)

Musical Theatre courses (20 credits)
MUSIC 113(1), MUSIC 114(1), THEA 114(3)[1] (Sem: 1-2)
THEA 223(3)[1], THEA 224(3)[1] (Sem: 3-4)
THEA 408(3)[1] (Sem: 5-6)
THEA 423(3)[1], THEA 424(3)[1] (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (9 credits)
Select 2 credits from either MUSIC 050 GA(1), MUSIC 051 GA(1), or MUSIC 110(1), MUSIC 170(1) (Sem: 1-2)
Select 3 credits from THEA 160(3), THEA 170(3), THEA 180(3) (Sem: 3-4)
Select 2 credits from MUSIC 085 GA(1), MUSIC 089 GA(1), MUSIC 090 GA(1), MUSIC 091 GA(1), MUSIC 092 GA(1), MUSIC 093 GA(1), MUSIC 094 GA(1), MUSIC 103 GA(1), MUSIC 104 GA(1), MUSIC 467(1), THEA 326 (1 per semester, maximum of 3) (Sem: 3-6)
Select 2 credits; one from each of the following groups (Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC):
a. DANCE 431(1), DANCE 441(1), DANCE 451(1) (Sem: 7-8)
b. DANCE 432(1), DANCE 442(1), DANCE 452(1) (Sem: 7-8)

PRODUCTION OPTION: 65 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (33 credits)[1]
THEA 160(3), THEA 170(3), THEA 180(3) (Sem: 1-4)
THEA 350(3), THEA 380(3) (Sem: 3-4)
THEA 251(2), THEA 252(1), THEA 260(3), THEA 270(3) (Sem: 3-6)
THEA 410(3) (Sem: 3-8)
THEA 481(3) (Sem: 5-6)
THEA 402W(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (29 credits)
Select 24 credits from the following Focus Courses:
A E 444(3), A E 461(3), THEA 146(2), THEA 253(1), THEA 361(3)[1], THEA 370(3)[1], THEA 381(3), THEA 400(1-6)[1], THEA 447(1-6), THEA 450(3)[1], THEA 451(1), THEA 452(1), THEA 453(1-3)[1], THEA 454(3), THEA 455(3), THEA 459(1), THEA 460(3)[1], THEA 461(3)[1], THEA 464(3), THEA 470(3), THEA 471(3), THEA 473(3), THEA 475(3), THEA 480A(3), THEA 480B(3)[1], THEA 483A(3), THEA 483B(3), THEA 485(3)[1], THEA 496(1-18)[1], THEA 497(1-9)[1] (Sem: 5-8)
Select 5 credits from the following Practicum Courses (no more than 2 credits at the 200 level):
THEA 289(1 per semester, maximum of 3), THEA 437 (1-6), THEA 456(1 per semester, maximum of 6), THEA 457(1 per semester, maximum of 6), THEA 466(1 per semester, maximum of 6), THEA 467(1 per semester, maximum of 6), THEA 477(1 per semester, maximum of 6), THEA 487(1 per semester, maximum of 6), THEA 489(1 per semester) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (3 credits)
Select 3 credits in consultation with adviser from courses in dramatic literature or theatre history (Sem: 5-8)

STAGE MANAGEMENT OPTION: 65 credits[1]

PRESCRIBED COURSES (47 credits)
THEA 146(2), THEA 270(3), THEA 322(2), THEA 324(2) (Sem: 1-4)
THEA 220(3) (Sem: 3-4)
THEA 160(3), THEA 170(3), THEA 180(3) (Sem: 3-6)
THEA 251(2), THEA 410(3), THEA 481(3) (Sem: 5-6)
THEA 402W(3), THEA 485(3), THEA 486(9), THEA 496(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (9 credits)
Select 9 credits from:
THEA 221(3), THEA 260(3), THEA 320(3), THEA 325(2), THEA 350(3) (Sem: 3-6)
THEA 380(3), THEA 405(3), THEA 406 DF(3), THEA 407 DF(3), THEA 408(3), THEA 439(1), THEA 440(3), THEA 470(3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (9 credits)
Select 9 credits in consultation with adviser in stage management areas (Sem: 5-8)
(Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.)

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[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better in specified groups of courses or individual courses in the major (see Senate Policy 82-44).

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2000

Blue sheet Item #: 28-06-019

Review Date: 07/31/00

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