Example Course Plan
Theatre Arts Sample Course Plan
Acting Sample Course Plan
Music Theatre Sample Course Plan
Design & Technology Sample Course Plan
Acting Course Plan (first 3 semesters)
This is an example course plan based on the 2019-2020 University Catalog; your actual
schedule may deviate from this example. Your faculty advisor will work with you to
select appropriate courses.
As an IWU student, it is your responsibility to track your progress each semester
towards completing graduation requirements using the MyIWU degree evaluation tool.
* Students pursing the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) must complete
of the following three courses: THEA 110: Stagecraft, THEA 112: Costume Technology,
and THEA 114: Lighting and Sound Technology.
For students interested in studying abroad, the recommended semester(s) is fall or
- All Theatre Arts majors - BA, BFA Acting, Design & Technology and Music Theatre must
take Gateway in the first fall semester.
- The Arts (AR) general education requirement is fulfilled by THEA 241 in the second
or third year.
- The Cultural & Historical Change (CHC) general education requirement is fulfilled
by THEA 371 or THEA 372 in the third year.