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2017-2018 University Catalogue 
  
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
2017-2018 University Catalogue

Theater Major


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For more information about the department, honors/high honors, transfer credit, etc., visit the theater department  page.

Major Requirements


The minimum of nine courses must include the following:

Acting and Directing


Two courses:

Theater History and Dramatic Literature


Two courses (one of these courses should be completed by the end of sophomore year):

Stagecraft and Design


Two courses (one of these courses should be completed by the end of sophomore year):

Backstage or Technical Work


A total of 40 hours of backstage or technical work beyond what is required in any theater courses. The first 20 hours must be completed by the end of junior year and no more than 20 hours may be completed in a single semester.

University Theater Production


Participation in at least one University Theater production as a performer, dramaturg, designer, stage manager, assistant director, or in another capacity, as approved by the director of the theater program.

GPA Requirement


A minimum GPA of 2.00 is required in all courses counted toward the theater major.

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