Acting Major — B.F.A.
This B.F.A. degree requires 30 liberal arts credits out of the 120 credits required for graduation.
The student is admitted to the major in acting following a successful audition with members of the theatre faculty.
|Acting B.F.A. Major Requirements||84-87.5|
|Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements and Electives 1||32-36|
This major is approved to fulfill the Integrative Core Curriculum requirement for the Creative Arts perspective.
|THEA 10100||Introduction to Technical Theatre||2|
|THEA 102xx||Technical Theatre Practicum (must be taken three times for a total of 3 credits)||3|
|THEA 13000||Script Analysis for the Theatre||3|
|THEA 24100||History of Theatre I||3|
|THEA 24200||History of Theatre II||3|
|THEA 25100||Theatre Organization and Management||3|
|THEA 35500||Directing I||3|
|ENGL 31100||Dramatic Literature I||3|
|ENGL 31200||Dramatic Literature II||3-6|
|or THEA 34700||London Theatre Immersion|
|THEA 44100||Contemporary Developments in Theatre||3|
|or THEA 44400||Senior Seminar|
|or THEA 44600||Theories of Performance|
|ACTING, VOICE, MOVEMENT, AND DANCE COURSES|
|THEA 13300||Scene Study I||2|
|THEA 13400||Scene Study II||3|
|THEA 13500||Voice and Movement for the Stage I||2|
|THEA 13600||Voice and Movement for the Stage II||2|
|THEA 23300||Scene Study III||3|
|THEA 23400||Scene Study IV||3|
|THEA 23500||Voice and Speech for the Stage I||1.5|
|THEA 23600||Voice and Speech for the Stage II||1.5|
|THEA 23700||Movement for the Stage I||1.5|
|THEA 23800||Movement for the Stage II||1.5|
|THEA 33100||Styles of Acting: The Greeks and Shakespeare||3|
|THEA 33200||Styles of Acting: Farce and High Comedy||3|
|THEA 33500||Advanced Voice and Speech for the Stage||3|
|THEA 33600||Dialects for the Stage||3|
|THEA 43100||Acting for the Camera||3|
|THEA 43000||Audition Techniques||2|
|DNCE xxxxx||Select three classes of dance technique 1, 2||3-3.5|
|ELECTIVES IN THE DEPARTMENT|
|THEA xxxxx or DNCE xxxxx||Electives in theatre arts or dance 1||11|
Dance courses must be at the appropriate level, determined in consultation with dance faculty members.
DNCE 10000, DNCE 30100, and DNCE 30200 may not count toward this requirement. THEA 13700 Stage Combat and THEA 23900 Alexander Technique may count toward this requirement. In addition, PALS 01500 Fencing, PALS 09000 Personal Defense, PALS 09300 Personal Fitness, or PALS 05900 Gymnastics Activities, may be substituted for up to 1 credit of dance with approval of program adviser.