Theatre Major

Additional Information on the Department of Theatre and Dance


Theatre Core Curriculum

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:


Performance Emphasis:

For a total of 38 credits.

Design/Tech Emphasis:

3 from

For a total of 36 credits.

Graduate Studies

Students aiming toward graduate study in this discipline should take 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.