Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Fine Arts in Stage Management (THRFA at University Park only) (120 min. credits)

Effective Fall 2005 (last Senate update)

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
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.*
3
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 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 TechnologyNotes for: THEA 131

THEA 131

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
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015

or ENGL 030+ (GWS) Honors Freshman Composition

ENGL 030

3
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 120 Acting INotes for: THEA 120

THEA 120

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 TechnologyNotes for: THEA 131

THEA 131

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
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 200 Script AnalysisNotes for: THEA 200

THEA 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3
Total credits 14

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 220 Acting IINotes for: THEA 220

THEA 220

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 322 Voice and Speech INotes for: THEA 322

THEA 322

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
THEA 324 Movement for Actors INotes for: THEA 324

THEA 324

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

CAS 100 (GWS)

3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 250 Introduction to Scene DesignNotes for: THEA 250

THEA 250

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 251 Theatre Drafting TechniquesNotes for: THEA 251

THEA 251

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

THEA 289

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
Quantification (GQ)

Quantificatin (GQ)

3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 260 Introduction to Costume DesignNotes for: THEA 260

THEA 260

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 270 Introduction to Lighting DesignNotes for: THEA 270

THEA 270

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 285 Introduction to Sound DesignNotes for: THEA 285

THEA 285

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
ENGL 202 (GWS) Effective Writing

ENGL 202 (GWS)

3
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Total credits 16

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 280 Introduction to Technical Direction for the TheatreNotes for: THEA 280

THEA 280

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 401Y (IL) History of Theatre: Ancient to 1700Notes for: THEA 401y

THEA 401y

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 486 Stage Management for ProductionNotes for: THEA 486

THEA 486

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

Natural Science (GN)

3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 486 Stage Management for ProductionNotes for: THEA 486

THEA 486

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 496 Independent StudyNotes for: THEA 496

THEA 496

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Selection from Deparmental listNotes for: Departmental List

Departmental List

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 16.5

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 481 Stage and Production ManagementNotes for: THEA 481

THEA 481

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 486 Stage Management for ProductionNotes for: THEA 486

THEA 486

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 496 Independent StudyNotes for: THEA 496

THEA 496

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Elective

Elective

2
Total credits 12.5

Additional Notes

Program minimum credits for major:  120

 

  • 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.

Program Notes:  

Change of Major Requirements:  A minimum grade point average of 2.0 and a successful review are required. 

Audition Requirements:  How to Apply

+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.

Legend

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

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