School of Theatre Arts Curriculum

Alice Golden Hour

Alice's Golden Hour adapted by Megan Francomb, BA Theatre '12

from Lewis Carroll - May 2012

BA in Theatre

Stagecraft
Costume Technology
Freshman Seminar in Theatre Arts 
Performance I
Fundamentals of Theatrical Design
Introduction to Dramatic Literature
Fundamentals of Play Direction
Issues in Contemporary Theatre
Theatre Laboratory (10 enrollments)
Theatre History I, II, III (choose two)
Three upper-level electives in Theatre Arts

Adaptation

BFA in Acting

Stagecraft
Costume Technology
Acting I, II, III
Voice & Speech for the Actor I, II, III, IV
Movement for the Actor I and II
Introduction to Dramatic Literature
Fundamentals of Play Direction
Theatre Laboratory (14 enrollments)
Acting Shakespeare
Actor’s Studio
Stage Management, Fundamentals of Design, Visual Concepts (choose one)
Theatre History I, II, III (choose two)
Shakespeare’s Comedies and Histories, Shakespeare’s Tragedies and Romances, English Special Topics, Studies in Comparative Literature (choose one)
Four upper-level electives in Theatre Arts or Music Theatre

BFA in Theatre Design & Technology

Stagecraft
Costume Technology
Acting I and II
Fundamentals of Theatrical Design
Introduction to Dramatic Literature
Visual Concepts
Fundamentals of Play Direction
Foundations of Art
Drawing I
Theatre Laboratory (14 enrollments)
Practicum
Degree Project
Theatre History I, II, III (choose two)
Costume Design, Scene Design or Lighting Design (choose one)
Technical Drawing, Rendering, Properties for the Theatre, Costume Crafts, Costume Construction, Scene Painting, Special Materials, History of Décor, Costume History (choose three)
Stage Makeup, Stage Management, Practicum, Internship, Costume Design, Scene Design, Lighting Design, Independent Study (choose two)

BFA in Music Theatre - a minimum of 32 units:

GE REQUIREMENTS:
Gateway Colloquium (GW-1 course unit)
Analysis of Values (AV-1 course unit)
The Arts (AR-1 course unit)
Contemporary Social Institutions (SI-1 course unit)
Cultural and Historical Change (CH-1 course unit)
Intellectual Traditions (IT-1 course unit)
Literature (LT-1 course unit)
Second Language (LA-0- to 2 course units as needed to ensure second-semester proficiency)
The Natural Sciences (1 course unit, which fulfills one of the options below:)
     Life Sciences Issues Course (LI)
     Life Sciences Lab Course (LL)
     Physical Sciences Issues Course (PI)
     Physical Sciences Lab Course (PL)
Encountering Global Diversity (G-flag attached to 1 course in General Education, or to major/minor or elective courses)
Encountering U. S. Diversity (U-flag attached to 1 course in General Education, or to major/minor, or elective courses)
Writing Intensive Courses (W-flag attached to 2 courses -1must be in Major, the other may be in General Education, major/minor, or elective courses)
Physical Education (PE-4Y courses or 2X courses)
MUTH DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:
A. Nine and one half units in Theatre/Music Theatre to include ( 9.5 units):
THEA 105x and THEA 106x (Theatre Lab [10 enrollments required spread across 8 semesters] for graduation using X enrollment)
THEA 180 (Acting I [1])
THEA 181 (Acting II [1])
THEA 185 (Movement I [1])
THEA 211 (Stage Makeup [.5])
THEA 241 (Intro to Dramatic Lit [1 AR,W])
THEA 280 (Acting III [1])
MUTH 374 (Music Theatre History & Lit [1 AR])
MUTH 383 (Music Theatre Scene Study [1])
THEA 384 (Voice/Speech III [.5])
MUTH 483 (Music Theatre Workshop [1])
THEA 484 (Voice/Speech IV [.5])
B. One of the following (.5 units):
THEA 110 (Stagecraft [.5])
THEA 112 (Costume Technology [.5])
C. One from the following (1 unit):
THEA 380 (Play Workshop [1])
THEA 381 (Audition Techniques [1])
THEA 383 (Advance Scene Study [1])
THEA 481 (Acting Shakespeare [1])
THEA 482 (Acting Studio [1])
THEA 483 (Acting for the Camera [1])
 D. One course unit from the following (1 unit):
THEA 371 (Theatre History I [1 CH])
THEA 372 (Theatre History II [1 CH])
E. Five and a three quarter units of Music/Music Theatre Music to include (5.25 units):
MUS 26, 26X (University Choir [.25])
MUTH 160 (Music Theory for Music Theatre Majors I [.5])
MUTH 161 (Music Theory for Music Theatre Majors II [.5])
MUTH 160x (Music Theatre Basic Keyboard I [0])
MUTH 161x (Music Theatre Basic Keyboard II [0])
MUTH 162 (Freshman Voice I [.5])
MUTH 163 (Freshman Voice II [.5])
MUTH 262 (Sophomore Voice I [.5])
MUTH 263 (Sophomore Voice II [.5])
MUTH 362 (Junior Voice I [.5])
MUTH 363 (Junior Voice II [.5])
MUTH 462 (Senior Voice I [.5])
MUTH 463 (Senior Voice II [.5])
F. Three units of Music Theatre Dance ([14 enrollments required spread across 8 semesters] for graduation using a combination of PECy, PECx  and MUTH enrollments]) based on instructor's placement (3 units):
PEC140y Social Dance ([0])
PEC 142 y Beginning Jazz Dance ([0])
PEC 143 y Beginning Tap Dance ([0])
PEC 145 y Beginning Modern Dance ([0]) fitness course
MUTH 134/PEC 144x (Ballet I [.25/0])
MUTH 232/PEC 232x (Jazz Dance II [.25/0])
MUTH 233/PEC233x (Tap Dance II [.25/0])
MUTH 234/PEC 234x (Ballet II [.25/0])
MUTH 235/PEC 235x (Modern Dance II [.25/0])
MUTH332/PEC 332/x (Jazz Dance III [.25/0])
MUTH 333/PEC 333x (Tap Dance III [.25/0])
MUTH 334/PEC 334x (Ballet III [.25/0])
MUTH 335/PEC 335x (Modern Dance III [.25/0])
MUTH 375 (Broadway Dance Repertory [.25])
G. Two additional upper-level units from the following Music Theatre/Theatre/Music (perquisite courses may be needed) courses (2 units):
MUTH 336 (Dance Composition [1])
MUTH 337 (Choreography [1])
THEA 341 (Playwriting [W])
MUS 351 (History of Opera [1])Dance concert
THEA 355 (Fundamentals of Play Direction [1])
THEA 376 (History of Western Dance [1 AR])
THEA 377 (History of Décor [1 AR, G])
THEA 378 (Costume History [1 AR])
THEA 380 (Play Workshop [1])
THEA 381 (Audition Techniques [1])
THEA 383 (Advance Scene Study [1])
THEA 385 (Movement II [1])
THEA 481 (Acting Shakespeare [1])
THEA 482 (Acting Studio [1])
THEA 483 (Acting for the Camera [1])
THEA 441 (Issues in Contemporary Theatre [1])
THEA 455 (Directing Workshop [1])

Minor in Theatre

Theatre Laboratory (6 enrollments)
Introduction to Theatre
Stagecraft
Costume Technology
Introduction to Dramatic Literature
Acting for Non-Majors or Fundamentals of Theatrical Design (choose one)
Three upper-level Theatre electives

Minor in Theatre Dance

Acting for Non-Majors
Ballet
Modern Dance
Dance Composition
History of Western Dance
Kinesiology, Jazz Dance or Tap Dance (choose one unit)
Practicum, Degree Project, Independent Study, Special Project (choose one)

Minor in Arts Management

Introduction to Management Information Systems
Marketing in Service Industries and Not-for-profit Organizations
Organization and Management
Business Law I
Accounting for Decision-Making, Human Resources Management, or Newswriting and Reporting (choose two)