2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 21, 2019  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Theater Major


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(47 credits)

Note:


*Students should take starred courses before taking courses within their concentration. Students must choose area(s) of concentration before the beginning of their junior year.

Choose three from the following cognates:


Concentration in Playwriting and Dramaturgy (18 credits):


and one from the following (whichever not taken as part of the core:)


Choose one from the following cognates:


Choose one from the following:


Choose one from the following cognates:


Cognate Requirement:


Students with a second major or a minor are exempt from the cognate requirement. Cognate options other than the courses listed in the student’s concentration are possible, but must be approved by the advisor and department chairperson prior to registration in that particular course.

Electives:


Students are encouraged to take additional credits in the Department of Theater beyond the core offerings and their own concentrations. Electives fall within four categories: courses in concentrations other than the one chosen by the student; practical applications in the theater; independent study; and any other courses not listed as core courses or within concentrations but still offered to enhance a student’s theater education. Under special circumstances, students may apply to replace a course in their concentration with a course from another concentration or an elective from the list below. To do so, a letter detailing the student’s rationale must be submitted to and approved by the advisor and the department chairperson. Theater courses offered for elective credit include:

Practical Applications in the Theater:


It is expected that students will enhance their theater education with practical experiences in the theater by enrolling for elective credit in one or more of the following courses: 

Note:


The categories A-F stand for the following areas: A. Acting and Performance; B. Design and Technology; C. Management; D. Playwriting; E. Directing; F. History, Theory, Literature, and Dramaturgy.

Independent Study:


Selected from the concentrations: A. Acting and Performance; B. Design and Technology; C. Management; D. Playwriting; E. Directing; F. History, Theory, Literature, and Dramaturgy.

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