Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Arts in Theatre (THRBA) Multicultural Performance Option (MCPER) (120 min. credits)

Effective FALL 2012 (last Senate update)

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 001S First-Year Seminar: Theatre Production PracticesNotes for: THEA 001S

THEA 001S

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
THEA 100 (GA;US;IL) The Art of the TheatreNotes for: THEA 100

THEA 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or THEA 105 (GA) Introduction to TheatreNotes for: http://bulletins.psu.edu/undergrad/courses/T/thea/105

http://bulletins.psu.edu/undergrad/courses/T/thea/105

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 102 (GA) Fundamentals of ActingNotes for: THEA 102

THEA 102

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or THEA 120 ActingNotes for: THEA 120

THEA 120

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Foreign Language

Foreign Language

4
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015 (GWS)

or ENGL 030+ (GWS) Honors Freshman Composition

ENGL 030

3
Total credits 14

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 289 Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 289

THEA 289

Students who do not complete THEA 289 in this semester (semester 2) will not be allowed to audition for any SoT productions the following semester.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
DANCE 281 Introduction to African Dance and CultureNotes for: DANCE 281

DANCE 281

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
CMLIT 012 (GH;IL) Introduction to World Drama and PerformanceNotes for: CMLIT 012

CMLIT 012

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MUSIC 009 (GA;IL) Introduction to World MusicNotes for: MUSIC 009

MUSIC 009

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Music/ArtH/InArt/Art (GA) / Dance (GHA)Notes for: GA or GHA

GA or GHA

Students must complete 3 credits in each discipline.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Foreign Language (if needed) (4)

Foreign Language

or Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ) (3)

3-4
Total credits 14-15

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 401Y (IL) Theatre History I: Ancient to 1700Notes for: THEA 401Y

THEA 401Y

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 209 Hip Hop TheatreNotes for: THEA 209

THEA 209

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 207 (GA;US) Gender and TheatreNotes for: THEA 207

THEA 207

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or THEA 407 (US) (WMNST 407) Women and TheatreNotes for: THEA 407

THEA 407

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Music/ArtH/InArt/Art (GA) / Dance (GHA)Notes for: GA or GHA

GA or GHA

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Foreign Language (if needed) (4)

Foreign Language

or Quantification (GQ) (3)

Quantification (GQ)

3-4
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
CMLIT 153 (GH;IL) International Cultures: Film and LiteratureNotes for: CMLIT 153

CMLIT 153

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
THEA 210 Hip Hop Theatre Performance WorkshopNotes for: THEA 210

THEA 210

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 412 (US;IL) (AF AM 412) African American TheatreNotes for: THEA 412

THEA 412

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 130 Introduction to Theatre Scenic and Costume TechnologyNotes for: THEA 130

THEA 130

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or THEA 131 Introduction to Theatre Sound and Lighting Technology Notes for: THEA 131

THEA 131

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective

Elective

or Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
Multi-Cultural Performance -- Supporting Notes for: Multi-Cultural Peformance

Multi-Cultural Peformance

Students select 9 credits in an area of emphasis with adviser’s permission
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Music/ArtH/InArt (GA) / Dance (GHA)Notes for: GA or GHA

GA or GHA

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
BA Course

BA Course

3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

CAS 100 (GWS)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
Multi-Cultural Performance -- SupportingNotes for: Multi Cultural Performance

Multi Cultural Performance

Students select 9 credits in an area of emphasis with adviser’s permission
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Music/ArtH/InArt/Art (GA) / Dance (GHA)Notes for: GA or GHA

GA or GHA

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
BA Course

BA Course

3
Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
Multi-Cultural Performance -- SupportingNotes for: Multi-Cultural Performance

Multi-Cultural Performance

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA Course

BA Course

3
ENGL 202 Effective Writing

ENGL 202

3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Other Cultures

Other Cultures

3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
Multi-Cultural Performance -- SupportingNotes for: Multi-Cultural Performance

Multi-Cultural Performance

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Elective

Elective

or Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3
Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

 

  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements.
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

 

+Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.

 

Change of Major Requirements:  http://artsandarchitecture.psu.edu/howtoapply/theatre

Legend

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

Footnotes

THEA 289
Students who do not complete THEA 289 in this semester (semester 2) will not be allowed to audition for any SoT productions the following semester.
GA or GHA
Students must complete 3 credits in each discipline.
Multi-Cultural Peformance
Students select 9 credits in an area of emphasis with adviser’s permission
Multi Cultural Performance
Students select 9 credits in an area of emphasis with adviser’s permission