An early decision to major in theatre is highly encouraged. Majors should finish the core curriculum as early as possible, as they are prerequisites for all other departmental courses. The Bachelors of Arts degree with a major in theatre consists of 40 credits that include:
Plus one dance course
Additional courses according to a planned sequence. Courses both in theatre and in such disciplines as English, history, music, art, and dramatic literature courses in classics, French, Italian, German, Russian, and English are expressly recommended for this purpose.