2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 11, 2019  
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Theater Major


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(48 semester hours)

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 one from the following:


Choose any two from the following:


Choose one from the following:


Note:


This concentration is designed for individuals pursuing a teacher preparation program. It does not lead to an initial teaching license. If students are seeking to pursue teacher licensure, it is assumed that they will take the full teacher education curricula through the College of Education and another major at the University.

Choose one from the following:


Cognate Requirement:


Students must take 3 hours in a subject from another department that is linked with their specific area of concentration. Students with a second major or a minor are exempt from the cognate requirement. Students who choose a cognate listed below do not have to receive approval. Another cognate option tailored to a student’s particular interest is possible, but must be approved by the advisor and department chairperson prior to registration in that particular course.

Concentration in Acting:


  • 3 hours in music or dance

Concentration in Theater Design and Technology:


  • 3 hours in studio arts, drafting, or electronics.

Concentration in Directing and Playwriting:


  • 3 hours in literature or creative writing at or above the 200-level

Concentration in Educational Theater:


  • ENG 380 - 3 hrs.

Concentration in Theatrical Dance:


  • 3 hours in music.

Electives:


Students are encouraged to take additional credits inthe 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 thestudent’s rationale must be submitted to and approved by the advisor and the department chairperson. Theater courses offered for electivecredit include:

Practical Applications in the Theater:


It is expected that students will enhance their theater educations 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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