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Theatre Arts: Drama, BA

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This major is administered by the area of Theatre  in the School of Performing Arts .

Choose this option if you wish to gain general knowledge in a variety of theatre courses: acting, design, directing, theatre history, and dramatic literature, but also wish to take selected specialized courses in one theatre area that interests you.

Program Learning Outcomes
  1. Analyze plays for structure, character, theme, and production values. 
  2. Define and evaluate the roles of the various participants in a theatrical production. 
  3. Evaluate historical and global perspectives on the ways in which theatre has functioned in various societies and periods. 
  4. Apply skills in a variety of areas of theatrical production and performance. 
  5. Demonstrate transferable skills including critical thinking, written and oral communication, organization, and time management. 

Consists of a minimum of 41 credits.

Electives, 6 credits

Electives may be taken from any DNCE or THEA course not taken above, or other courses approved by your adviser.

Practicum, 6 credits

See description .

World Language Courses, 0-8 credits

Complete a two-semester sequence of university entry-level world language courses (101, 102). The requirement may be fulfilled through equivalent coursework or other language acquisition as demonstrated through a test-out policy (including Native American languages and American Sign Language). If your native language is not English and you can document formal high school or university study of your native language, you may use ENGL 101  and ENGL 202 , or ENGL 150  as a means of fulfilling this world language requirement. Please see the Department of World Languages and Literatures  for details.

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