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Major in Theatre

Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts Degree

CIP50.0501

University Studies Requirements...............................41-47 hrs

Core Courses................................................................34 hrs

THD098 Theatre Attendance and Assembly

THD099 Transitions

THD111 Acting I

THD120 Play Analysis

THD221 Performance Theory

THD240 Theatre Production

THD241 Theatrical Makeup

THD250 Basic Theatre Design

THD310 Acting II

THD392 Professional Theatre Engagement

THD430 Directing I

THD465 Directing II

and one course chosen from the following:

THD341 Advanced Theatrical Makeup

THD350 Scene Design

THD351 Lighting Design

THD352 Costume Design

THD358 Sound Design

Required Limited Electives................................24

Foundation of Theatre

choose six hours from the following:

THD103 Foundations of Theatre

THD220 Creative Dramatics

THD225 Children's Theatre Touring Company

THD260 Music Theatre Dance I

THD262 Jazz Dance I

THD320 Playwriting

THD322 International Studies in Theatre

THD330 Theatre Management and Leadership

THD360 Music Theatre Dance II

THD362 Jazz Dance II

Acting/Directing

choose six hours from the following:

THD110 Movement for the Actor

THD210 Voice for Performance

THD312 Advanced Movement for Actors

THD346 Acting Shakespeare

THD400 Special Topics

THD401 Special Topics in Performance

THD410 Acting III

THD590 Directed Independent Study in Theatre Arts

Design/Technical Theatre

Choose six hours from the following:

THD230 Stage Management

THD341 Advanced Theatrical Makeup*

THD348 Advanced Costume Construction

THD349 Advanced Stagecraft

THD350 Scene Design*

THD351 Lighting Design*

THD352 Costume Design*

THD358 Sound Design*

THD402 Special Topics in Technical Theatre

THD590 Directed Independent Study in Theatre Arts

Theatre History and Literature Courses

choose six hours from the following:

THD420 Theatre History and Literature I

THD421 Theatre History and Literature II

THD422 Contemporary Theatre

THD466 Theatre Literature



Required Minor............................................................21-24 hrs

 

Total Curriculum Requirements...................................120 hrs

 *Choose courses not taken as part of core.

The requirements listed above are an example of what is applicable to most students entering Murray State University at the present time. Criteria as they may relate to individual students may vary. The primary source is the Undergraduate Bulletin applicable at the time of the student enrollment.

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