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Degrees Offered

Degrees Offered

Program Objectives

  • An ability to think critically and analytically, and to evaluate critical concepts in the context of a range of individual dramatic works.
  • An ability to demonstrate knowledge in acting, directing, design, technology and the aesthetic qualities associated with credible theatre production.
  • An ability to demonstrate knowledge in dramatic literature, history, theory/analysis, and criticism.
  • An ability to select and apply knowledge of diversified literature and style to a wide variety of audiences, literature, and performance venues.

REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN THEATRE

General Education Component - 41 Credits
For general education requirements and additional requirements for UNA students, refer to Academic Procedures and Requirements Section of the UNA Undergraduate Catalog.

For the Bachelor of Arts degree the student must satisfy the following requirement: six hours of a required foreign language at the introduction level.

Major Core Requirements - 33 Credits
TH 100 Elements of Theatre - 3
TH 220 Acting I - 3
TH 250 Theatrical Design - 3
TH 301 Elements of Theatre II - 3
TH 310W Script Analysis - 3
TH 370 Directing I - 3
TH 402 Dramatic Literature and Criticism I - 3
TH 405 Dramatic Literature and Criticism II - 3
TH 430 History of the Theatre I - 3
TH 440 History of the Theatre II - 3
TH 460 Arts Management - 3

Option 1: Acting Concentration – 18 Credits
TH 200 Voice and Diction - 3
TH 320 Movement for the Stage - 3
TH 335 Acting for the Camera and Digital Media - 3
TH 400 Acting II - 3
TH 480 Topics in Theatre - 3
TH 495 Advanced Performance Projects - 3

Option 2: Design/Tech Concentration – 18 Credits
TH 340 Scene Design - 3
TH 350 Lighting Design - 3
TH 360 Costume Design - 3
TH 380 Stage Management - 3
TH 480 Topics in Theatre - 3
TH 495 Advanced Performance Project - 3

Option 3: General Theatre Concentration – 18 Credits
TH 200 Voice and Diction - 3
TH 320 Movement for the Stage - 3
TH 400 Acting II - 3
Choose two courses from the following 3 credit-hour courses:
TH 340 Scene Design - 3
TH 350 Lighting Design - 3
TH 360 Costume Design - 3
Choose one course from the following 3 credit-hour courses:
TH 380 Stage Management - 3
TH 470 Directing II - 3
TH 480 Topics in Theatre - 3

General electives to bring total to 120 – 28

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR IN THEATRE (18 Credits)

Acting I (TH 220) - 3
Theatrical Design (TH 250) - 3
Directing I (TH 370) - 3
Choose three courses from the following 3 credit-hour courses:
Movement for the Stage (TH 320)
Scene Design (TH 340)
Lighting Design (TH 350)
Costume Design (TH 360)
Acting II (TH 400)
Dramatic Literature and Criticism I (TH 402)
Dramatic Literature and Criticism II (TH 405)
History of Theatre I (TH 430)
History of Theatre II (TH 440)
Arts Management (TH 460)
Directing II (TH 470)
Topics in Theatre (TH 480)