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.
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.
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.