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Theatre Program

Sample First-Year Programs


FOR PERFORMANCE OR DRAMATIC STUDIES STUDENTS:

Fall Term

Winter Term

THFM-1001/6 Introduction to Theatre: Performance
OR
THFM-1002/6 Introduction to Theatre: General

6 additional credit hours which meet the science requirement such as:
PHYS-1701/6 An Introduction to Astronomy
OR
BIOL-1005/6 Concepts in Science

12 credit hours in electives.
Courses which are often seen to be helpful to theatre students are 1st-year offerings from
History, Philosophy, Classics, Psychology, Sociology, Modern Languages, or Religion and Culture

RHET 1105/3 Academic Writing (Humanities)*

3 Credit Hours in 1st-year English



FOR THEATRE PRODUCTION OR DESIGN STUDENTS:

Fall Term

Winter Term

THFM-1001/6 Introduction to Theatre: Performance
OR
THFM-1002/6 Introduction to Theatre: General

6 additional credit hours which meet the science requirement such as:
PHYS-1701/6 An Introduction to Astronomy
OR
BIOL-1005/6 Concepts in Science

6 additional credit hours from the following (no pre-requisite required):
THFM-2801/6 Theatre Production I
OR
THFM-2201/3 Principles of Design
AND/OR
THFM-2602/3 Lighting
AND/OR
THFM-2601/3 Costuming
AND/OR
THFM-2083/3 Lighting and Sound in Production

12 credit hours in electives.
Courses which are often seen to be helpful to theatre students are 1st-year offerings from
History, Philosophy, Classics, Psychology, Sociology, Modern Languages, or Religion and Culture

RHET 1105/3 Academic Writing Humanities*

3 Credit Hours of First-year English


It is strongly recommended that new students make an appointment to see the department's Student Advisor prior to registering; call 786-9955 to arrange an appointment.

NOTE: Students may use a maximum of 42 credit hours at 1000 level towards a degree. Students can take a maximum of 30 credit hours per year (15 per term).

*RHET-1105/3 is required if grade less than 80% in English 40S (2 credits).
**See the "Degree and Major Requirements" of the course calendar for details.