Theatre Courses

Requirements for the Major:

Twelve courses plus one full theatre practicum credit. Students may focus their studies in one of three areas: Performance, Design & Technology, or Directing. In addition to required courses (ATH-110, ATH-112, ATH-120, ATH 494, a design course, and ATH-497or ATH 498 & 499), students choose five or six courses, depending upon whether they take a one or two term senior thesis, from the “menu” of options in consultation with their faculty advisor. Majors are expected to audition for or work on term productions.

Requirements for the Interdepartmental Major:

Eight courses plus one full theatre practicum credit and one experience in the art of Stage Management. Students are encouraged to audition for term productions. The interdepartmental major includes ATH 110, 112, 113, 125, 151, 230, 231, 342.  Highly recommended are additional electives/dance technique classes. Note: Highly recommended are additional electives/dance technique classes.

Requirements for the Minor:

Six courses plus one full theatre practicum credit and one experience in the art of Stage Management. The Theater minor includes ATH-110 (Stage Craft I), ATH-120 (History of Theater) and the choice of one design class and one performance class offered by the Department. Also required are two electives from within the Department of Theater and Dance chosen in consultation with the student’s Minor advisor. Minors are encouraged to audition for or work on term productions.

Requirements for Honors: ATH498-499:

Candidates must satisfy college qualifications for honors, and receive a grade of at least “A minus”.

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