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Theatre Curriculum

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre – 126 Hours

Core- https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/undergraduate/academic-resources/programs-requirements/core-curriculum-course-requirements/
General Requirements (Core Areas A-E) 42 Hours
Additional Requirements 4 Hours
Total 46 Hours
Area F – Courses Appropriate to Major
 THEA 1100 – Theatre Appreciation OR THEA 2410 Oral Interpretation 3 Hours
THEA 2300 – Script Analysis for Theatre and Film 3 Hours
THEA 2332 – Stage Construction Techniques 3 Hours
THEA 2333 –  Fundamentals of Acting 3 Hours
Foreign Language 2001 – Intermediate I 3 Hours
Foreign Language 2002 – Intermediate II 3 Hours
Total 18 Hours
Major Requirements 21Hours
THEA 2711 – Theatre Practicum 1 hour
THEA 3200 – Design Concepts for the Entertainment Industry 3 hours
THEA 3230 – Voice for the Stage 3 hours
THEA 3337 – Play Directing 3 hours
THEA 3711 – Practicum  – Professional Development 1 hour
THEA 4330 – Theatre History: Origins to 1700 3 hours
THEA 4331 – Theatre History: 1700 to Contemporary 3 hours
Chose One Upper Division Theatre Design course
THEA 4335 Scene Design
THEA 4336 Lighting Design
THEA  4337 Costume Design
3 hours
THEA 4711 – Practicum- Capstone 1 hour
Total 21 Hours
Select 15 hours from the following:
THEA 3030 – Selected Topics – Theatre 3 hours
THEA 3131 – Stage Make-Up 3 hours
THEA  3231  Movement for the Actor 3 hours
THEA  3233  Audition and the Business of Acting 3 hours
THEA  3234  Acting for the Screen I 3 hours
THEA  3330  Acting Scene Study 3 hours
THEA  3332  African American Theatre 3 hours
THEA  3333  Irish Theatre 3 hours
THEA  3336  Theatre Management 3 hours
THEA  3500  Musical Theatre Voice 2 hours
THEA  3504  Musical Theatre Dance Choreography 3 hours
THEA  3760  Scene Painting 3 hours
THEA  3850  Problems in Design 3 hours
THEA  4332  Children’s Theatre 3 hours
THEA  4333  Performance Styles 3 hours
THEA  4334  Drama in Performance 3 hours
THEA  4335  Scene and Production Design 3 hours
THEA  4336  Lighting Design 3 hours
THEA  4337  Costume Design 3 hours
THEA  4338  Seminar: World Theatre 3 hours
THEA  4750  Internship 3 hours
THEA  4831  Directed Study 3 hours
THEA  5550  Playwriting 3 hours
COMS 3336 – Introduction to Performance Studies 3 hours
COMS 4336 – Performance, Culture, Communication 3 hours
MMFP 3331 – Single Camera Production 3 hours
MMFP 3436 – Advanced Audio Production 3 hours
MMFP  4135 – Lighting and Cinematography 3 hours
MMFP 4337 – Digital Media Post Production 3 hours
Total 15 Hours
General Electives 9 hours
Minor – Required 15 Hours
Total Hours to Graduate 126

Other Program Requirements:

  • Students must make a minimum grade of “C” in each Communication Arts class to receive credit for that course.

Honors in Theatre:

To graduate with Honors in Theatre, a student must:

  • Be admitted to the University Honors College;
  • Successfully complete at least three credit hours of Honors Research Seminar (HONS 4610) over three semesters;
  • Successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project;
  • Be in good standing in the University Honors College at the time of graduation.

Suggested course for Honors:

THEA 3337 – Play Directing (3)
THEA 4330 – Theatre History I: Origins to 1700 (3)
THEA 4331 – Theatre History II: 1700 to Contemporary (3)
THEA 4335 – Scene Design (3)
THEA 4336 – Lighting Design (3)
THEA 4337 – Costume Design (3)

Course Descriptions

Last updated: 9/8/2021