Nov 21, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Fine Arts, with Concentration in Theatre, B.A.


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A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts with a Concentration in Theatre.

Core Requirements (46 to 49 credits)


Major Requirements


39 Credits:

Senior Project


All majors are required to present a senior project during the final semester that displays aspects of the theoretical and practical knowledge gained through their course of study. The senior project requires enrollment in  FATH 402 Senior Project Tutorial (3)  . Guidelines for the senior project must be obtained from the department chair or a departmental advisor in the first semester of the senior year.

Electives


31 to 33 Credits

"Elective" refers to various Theatre and Visual and Performing Arts courses, as well as to elective courses offered outside of the department. Suggested electives can include courses in Communications, English, Foreign Languages and Literatures, and History, based on the talents and skills of the student, as well as through consultation with the student's academic advisor. Students are also strongly urged to investigate Internship possibilities, either in the summer or as a semester-long assignment. The Career Center catalogs a wide variety or arts-based internships.

Notes


To earn a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts with a Concentration in Theatre, students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA of 2.0, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Sample Four Year Sequence


Freshman Year 

Fall Semester 

FSYM 101 The First Year Symposium (3)  

World Languages II (3)

Foundations in Social Science (3) (either semester)

FATH 103 Introduction to Theatre (3)  

Elective (3)

15 credits 

Spring Semester 

WCIV 102 Origins of the West (3)  

World Languages II (3)

PHIL 103 Foundations of Philosophy (3)  

FATH XXX Fine Arts Theatre Course (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

WCIV 201 The Western Imagination: the Renaissance to the Great War (3)  

PHIL 203 Philosophy in the Modern Age (3)  

FATH 105 Acting I (3)  

FATH 241 Theatre Production (1-3)  

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)  

13 to 15 credits 

Spring Semester 

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

THEOL 220 Belief in Today's World (3)  

FATH 106 Acting II (3)  

FATH XXX Fine Arts Theatre Course (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

 

Junior Year 

Fall Semester 

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (3)  

THMO 300 Modernity in Theatre (3)  

GNSCI XXX Lab Science (4) (either semester) 

FATH XXX Fine Arts Theatre Course (3)

Elective (3)

16 credits 

Spring Semester

THEOL/PHIL 300 Ethics and The Human Good (3)

XXGE 3XX Gobal Encounters (3) (either semester) 

FATH XXX Fine Arts Theatre Course (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester

FATH XXX Fine Arts Theatre Course (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits

Spring Semester

FATH XXX Fine Arts Theatre Course (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

 

* The above sequence can be used for Theatre Majors with a focus on Performance or Technical Theatre. 

**Students interested in studying Technical Theatre should plan to take the following electives-FATH 108 Stagecraft (3) , FATH 208 Stage Design (3) , and FATH 308 Technical Production (3) .
Suggested Electives for a Technical Theatre focus can include courses in Communications, English, Foreign Languages and Literatures, and History, based on the talents and skills of the student, as well as with consultation with the student's academic advisor. Students are also strongly urged to investigate Internship possibilities, either in the summer or as a semester-long assignment. The Career Center catalogs a wide variety or arts-based internships.

 

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