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The Major(s), with Emphases and/or Options

Theatre Arts Major

A.  Acting Emphasis:
Recommended for students who are interested in pursuing careers in acting and related fields, or who wish to pursue graduate study in theatre.

    • Required Units (crs.) 43 minimum

    • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:

      • Theatre 165, 309, 338, 409.

      • One course from the following list: Theatre 160, 205, 308.

      • One course from the following elective list: Theatre 338, 378, 464.

      • Two courses from the following approved list of Theatre History courses: Theatre 152, 202, 340, 360, 377, 404.

      • One course from the following approved Theatre Technology and Design courses: Theatre 150, 203, 253, 330, 346, 351, 369, 373, 376.

      • Theatre Practicum (4 crs.): Theatre 210*, 212*, 214, 216  *Theatre 210 and 212 must be taken during your first 60 credits.

B.  Design and Technology Emphasis:

Recommended for students who are interested in pursuing careers in stage design and related fields, or who wish to pursue graduate study in theatre.

    • Required Units (crs.): 43 minimum

    • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:

      • One of the following courses: Theatre 150 or 203.

      • Theatre: 202, 371, 372, 473.

      • Two courses from the following approved list of Theatre Technology and Management courses: Theatre 253, 330, 346, 351, 369, 373, 376, 452.

      • One course from the following approved list of Theatre Acting courses: Theatre 160, 205, 308.

      • One course from the following approved list of Theatre History courses: Theatre 340, 360, 377, 404.

      • Theatre Practicum four credits: Theatre 210, 212, 214, 216 (Note: Theatre 210 and 212 must be taken during your first 60 credits.)

C.  Integrated Emphasis:
Recommended for students who are interested in pursuing careers in theatre and related fields, or who wish to pursue graduate study in theatre.

    • Required Units (crs.): 43 minimum

    • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:

      • One course from the following approved list of Theatre Acting courses: Theatre 160, 205, 308

      • Two courses from the following approved list of Theatre History courses: Theatre 202, 340, 360, 377, 404.

      • One course from the following approved list of Theatre Design, Technology and Management courses: Theatre  150, 203, 253, 330, 346, 351, 369, 373, 376, 452

      • Theatre Practicum three credits: Theatre 210, 212, 214, 216 (Note: Theatre 210 and 212 must be taken during your first 60 credits.)
    • Electives: Sufficient courses from the Theatre offerings in consultation with your adviser.

D.  Theatre Administration:
Recommended for students who wish to become proficient in the art and the business of performance and design.

    • Required Units (crs.): 43 minimum

    • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:

      • Theatre 330

      • Once course from the following approved list of Theatre Acting courses: Theatre 205, 308

      • One course from the following approved list of Theatre History courses: Theatre 202, 340, 360, 377, 404.

      • One course from the following approved list of Theatre Design, Technology and Management courses: Theatre  203, 253, 346, 351, 369

      • Theatre Practicum three credits: Theatre 210 or 212 and 214 and 216 (Note: Theatre 210 and 212 must be taken during your first 60 credits.)
    • Electives: Sufficient courses from the Theatre offerings in consultation with your adviser.
    • Required Administration Courses: 16 units (crs.)
      • Core Business Courses:
      • Business 198, 206, 207
    • Three courses from the following approved list of Business courses:
      • Economics 106, 204
      • Business 311, 331, 341, 351, 361, 371
      • Theatre 313

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