In addition to building confidence and intuition, theatre students develop a deep awareness of history, politics, philosophy, art and human nature.

Theatre Studies Major Requirements

Required Theatre Courses

(11 courses)

  • THEA 101 Introduction to Live Performance 
  • THEA 102 The Creation of Sign and Symbol 
  • THEA 201 Design for the Theatre 

(Prerequisite: THEA 101 and THEA 102)

  • THEA 232 Basic Acting 
  • THEA 337 Contemporary Theatre 
  • THEA 250 Performance and Production Lab: Management (two credits, taken twice) 
  • THEA 450 Performance and Production Lab: Artistic (four credits)

One THEA elective

Two electives, one from fine/performing arts and another from the humanities (These courses may not also be counted toward the General Education requirements.)