B.S. in Theatre Arts

  • The Theatre Arts option consists of 53 credits and 3 participation requirements (run-crew, high-responsibility production position, appearance in a production).
  • A minimum 2.00 major GPA is required for graduation
  • The option consists of 17 credits in Theatre core classes, 15 credits from Area 1, and 21 credits from Area 2. A minimum of 24 upper division credit hours combined from Area 1 and Area 2 is required.
  • TA 332 (WIC) and TA 344 are required courses but are offered on a two-year cycle. Students should meet with an advisor to confirm when these courses will be offered.
  • This sample plan does not guarantee graduation if you are a transfer student or a non-first term, first year freshman.

FIRST YEAR

Fall Term

Credits
TA 147 3
TA 247 3
U-Engage 2
COMM 3
MTH 105 3
TOTAL 14

Winter Term

Credits
TA 144 1
CS 101 4
Biological Science 4
WR 121 3
MTH 111 / ST 351 4
TOTAL 16

Spring Term

Credits
TA 244 3
Fine Arts 3
Cultural Diversity 3
B.S. Science 3
PAC 1
HHS 231 2
TOTAL 15

SECOND YEAR

Fall Term

Credits
TA 248 3
WR II 3
Physical Science 4
MTH 245 / ST 352 4
TA 144 1
TOTAL 15

Winter Term

Credits
TA Area 1 3
TA Area 2 3
Literature and the Arts 3
Non-Western 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Term

Credits
TA 332 (WIC) (Area 1) 3
TA Area 2 3
WR II 3
Social Science 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 15

THIRD YEAR

Fall Term

Credits
TA Area 1 3
TA Area 2 3
One additional CLA core 4
Science, Technology and Society 3
Social Processes 3
TOTAL 16

Winter Term

Credits
TA Area 1 3
TA Area 2 3
Contemporary Global Issues 3
Western Culture 3
Difference, Power and Discrimination 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Term

Credits
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
3rd Lab Science 4
Humanities 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 16

FOURTH YEAR

Fall Term

Credits
TA Area 2 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Winter Term

 
TA Area 2 3
General Elective  3
General Elective  3
General Elective  4
   
TOTAL 13

Spring Term

Credits
TA Area 1 3
TA Area 2 3
General Elective  3
General Elective  3
General Elective  3
TOTAL 15
  • NOTE: Remember to pay attention to total upper division requirements for degree (60 credits) and add any minors.

THEATRE CORE:

  • TA 144 - Play Reading
  • TA 144 - Play Reading
  • TA 147 - Introduction to Theatre
  • TA 244 - Scenecrafts
  • TA 247 - Stage Makeup
  • TA 248 - Fundamentals of Acting
  • TA 344 - Playscript Analysis

Area 1: Theatre History, Dramatic Literature, Theory and Criticism (see MyDegrees for list of classes)

Area 2: Design, Performance, and Technical Theatre (see MyDegrees for list of classes)