Recommended Academic Plan for Theatre - Theatre Studies Option at Berks

Effective Date: March 6, 2017

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 15 (GWS) - Rhetoric and CompostionNotes for: ENGL 15

ENGL 15

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 30 (GWS) - Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 30

ENGL 30

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
THEA 105 - Introduction to TheatreNotes for: THEA 105

THEA 105

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
4
3
First-Year Seminar
1
Total credits 17

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100A or 100B or 100C (GWS) - Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
THEA 102 - Fundamentals of Acting Notes for: THEA 102

THEA 102

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 146 - Basic Theatrical MakeupNotes for: THEA 146

THEA 146

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
THEA 289 - Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 289

THEA 289

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
4
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202A or 202B or 202C or 202D (GWS) - Effective WritingNotes for: ENGL 202

ENGL 202

ENGL 202B is offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
THEA 150 - Fundamentals of Design for the TheatreNotes for: THEA 150

THEA 150

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 289 - Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 289

THEA 289

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
3
3
DANCE 170 (GHA) - Conditioning for DancersNotes for: DANCE 170

DANCE 170

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
Total credits 14.5

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 289 - Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 289

THEA 289

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
THEA 401 - Theatre History I: Ancient to 1700Notes for: THEA 401

THEA 401

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course SelectionNotes for: Supporting Course Selection

Supporting Course Selection

Students must complete three (3) credits in each of the following areas: ART or PHOTO, ARTH, INART, and MUSIC. Depending on the course, six (6) credits may double-count for General Education - Arts (GA). Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
3
3
Total credits 16

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 402 - Theatre History II: From 1700 to PresentNotes for: THEA 402

THEA 402

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course SelectionNotes for: Supporting Course Selection

Supporting Course Selection

Students must complete three (3) credits in each of the following areas: ART or PHOTO, ARTH, INART, and MUSIC. Depending on the course, six (6) credits may double-count for General Education - Arts (GA). Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 405 - Theatre History: American TheatreNotes for: THEA 405

THEA 405

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 429 - Theatre Performance PracticumNotes for: THEA 429

THEA 429

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or THEA 437 - Artistic Staff for ProductionNotes for: THEA 437

THEA 437

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course SelectionNotes for: Supporting Course Selection

Supporting Course Selection

Students must complete three (3) credits in each of the following areas: ART or PHOTO, ARTH, INART, and MUSIC. Depending on the course, six (6) credits may double-count for General Education - Arts (GA). Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective: Writing Across The Curriculum RequirementNotes for: Elective: Writing Across The Curriculum Requirement

Elective: Writing Across The Curriculum Requirement

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 434 - Introduction to DirectingNotes for: THEA 434

THEA 434

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 429 - Theatre Performance PracticumNotes for: THEA 429

THEA 429

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or THEA 437 - Artistic Staff for Production Notes for: THEA 437

THEA 437

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course SelectionNotes for: Supporting Course Selection

Supporting Course Selection

Students must complete three (3) credits in each of the following areas: ART or PHOTO, ARTH, INART, and MUSIC. Depending on the course, six (6) credits may double-count for General Education - Arts (GA). Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective
3
Total credits 12

Additional Notes

  • Students should consult with an advisor when scheduling courses.

  • GWS, GQ, GHA, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to identify United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) requirements.  Students must complete three (3) credits of US and three (3) credits of IL as part of General Education.  A course designated as US;IL may be used as a US or an IL, not both.

 

 

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

ENGL 202
ENGL 202B is offered Spring Semester only.
Supporting Course Selection
Students must complete three (3) credits in each of the following areas: ART or PHOTO, ARTH, INART, and MUSIC. Depending on the course, six (6) credits may double-count for General Education - Arts (GA). Consult advisor for details.
Supporting Course Selection
Students must complete three (3) credits in each of the following areas: ART or PHOTO, ARTH, INART, and MUSIC. Depending on the course, six (6) credits may double-count for General Education - Arts (GA). Consult advisor for details.
Supporting Course Selection
Students must complete three (3) credits in each of the following areas: ART or PHOTO, ARTH, INART, and MUSIC. Depending on the course, six (6) credits may double-count for General Education - Arts (GA). Consult advisor for details.
Supporting Course Selection
Students must complete three (3) credits in each of the following areas: ART or PHOTO, ARTH, INART, and MUSIC. Depending on the course, six (6) credits may double-count for General Education - Arts (GA). Consult advisor for details.