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Division of Continuing Studies


The Division of Continuing Studies offers the Bachelor of General Studies degree with an area of concentration in theatre.


47 hours from the Department of Theatre (THEA)

THEA 1000 Theatre Lab 8 hrs
THEA 1010 Introduction to Theatre 3 hrs
THEA 1510 Stage Costume 3 hrs
THEA 1550 Stage Makeup 3 hrs
THEA 1630 Stagecraft 3 hrs
THEA 2310 Acting I 3 hrs
THEA 2320 Acting 3 hrs
THEA 2810 Dramatic Literature I 3 hrs
THEA 2820 Dramatic Literature II 3 hrs
THEA 3660 Stage and TV Lighting 3 hrs
THEA 4430 Directing I 3 hrs
THEA 4710* History of Theatre to 1700 3 hrs
THEA 4720* History of Theatre since 1700 3 hrs
  Upper Division electives*  3 hrs

* These courses may be used to meet humanities requirements.

Additional information:

This area of concentration requires participation in productions, which means much evening work. Because of productions, courses in this area are offered only during the day.

Career Information:
An area of concentration in theatre studies plays, dramatic works, their origin, and production. Students will take coursework in history, performance, and production aspects of theatre, including opportunities for creative projects. The degree will also provide the necessary knowledge to pursue an advanced degree, if desired. Theatre students may find careers in professional or community theatres, acting, directing, radio, television, film production, journalism, writing, nonprofit organizations, education, marketing, and many other areas of the entertainment industry.

For more career information, check out College Board - Theatre or UNO Career Center.

Revised 08/07