Theater Curriculum

The theater department is committed to scholarly and artistic creativity, to the integration of theory as experience, to the dynamics of theatrical process and to positive constructive human values. The program emphasizes the importance of a broad base of knowledge and theatrical experience as a foundation for later specialization. 

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Course Number Course Title Credits
THEA 105 Introduction to Modern Dance 4 Credits
THEA 113 Stagecraft 4 Credits
THEA 117 Acting Foundations 4 Credits
THEA 140 Fundamentals of Movement 2 Credits
THEA 200 Theater Audience 4 Credits
THEA 209 Theatrical Dance Styles and Physical Theater 2 Credits
THEA 210 Dance Studies: Technique, Improvisation, Choreography and Performance 2 Credits
THEA 215 Sophomore Seminar 2 Credits
THEA 218 Readings in Culture and Dramatic Literature 1 Credit
THEA 219 Intermediate Acting 4 Credits
THEA 240A Production Lab: Costumes 2 Credits
THEA 240B Production Lab: Scenography 2 Credits
THEA 240C Production Lab: Lighting 2 Credits
THEA 240D Production Lab: Sound 2 Credits
THEA 240E Production Lab: Acting 2 Credits
THEA 240F Production Lab: Stage Management 2 Credits
THEA 240G Production Lab: Dance 2 Credits
THEA 253 Introduction to the Costuming Process 4 Credits
THEA 271 Individual Learning Project 1-4 Credits
THEA 279A Alternative Fashion Trends 4 Credits
THEA 280 Summer Courses 2 Credits
THEA 300 Why the Face 4 Credits
THEA 310 Dance Studies: Technique, Improvisation, Choreography and Performance 2 Credits
THEA 319 Actor’s Work 2 Credits
THEA 321 Costume History 4 Credits
THEA 327 Drama Form 4 Credits
THEA 332 Basic Costume Design 4 Credits
THEA 333 Basic Principles and Design Elements of Lighting and Sound 4 Credits
THEA 334 Basic Scene Design 4 Credits
THEA 337 History of Theater to 18th Century 4 Credits
THEA 338 Theater Through Time II 4 Credits
THEA 340A Technical Problems: Costume 1-4 Credits
THEA 340B Technical Problems: Scenography 1-4 Credits
THEA 340C Technical Problems: Lighting 1-4 Credits
THEA 340D Technical Problems: Sound 1-4 Credits
THEA 340E Technical Problems: Acting 1-4 Credits
THEA 340F Technical Problems: Stage Management 1-4 Credits
THEA 340G Technical Problems: Dance 1-4 Credits
THEA 350 Theater Practicum 8-12 Credits
THEA 353 Theater Materials and Techniques 4 Credits
THEA 366E Acting for the Digital Medium 4 Credits
THEA 368 Modern Drama Seminar 4 Credits
THEA 370DA DRAMA & THEATRE-DUBLIN(FA,AE) 4 Credits
THEA 370LA Contemporary British Theatre – London 4 Credits
THEA 370R THEATER IN CORK 3-6 Credits
THEA 371 Individual Learning Project 1-4 Credits
THEA 380 Theater Capstone 2 Credits
THEA 395 Senior Project in Theater 1-4 Credits
THEA 397 Internship 4-16 Credits