Theatre B.A.

All students must meet the Degree and University Requirements.

All students must meet the Catamount Core Curriculum Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

33 credits in major courses, including:

THE 1100Intro to Acting3
THE 1300Fundamentals of Design3
THE 1310Stagecraft: Lighting1
THE 1320Stagecraft: Scenery1
THE 1330Stagecraft: Costumes1
THE 1500Dramatic Analysis3
THE 2500Issues in Theatre History3
3 credits in THE 2700: Theatre Production Practicum, usually taken as three 1-credit projects3
THE 3500Theories of Performance3
Choose 1 of the following:3
Theatre Senior Capstone
Seminar - Design
Performance/Creative Elective. Three credits from the following, in any combination:3
Contemporary Scene Study
Speech & Voice for Actors
Movement for Actors
Topics in Monologue Studies
Performing Musical Theatre
Playwriting and Dramatic Forms
Mask: Transformational Acting
Musical Theatre Dance
Dance Performance Practicum
Site Performance Practicum
Dance Repertory
Design/Stage Management Elective. Three credits from the following:3
Stage Management
Lighting Design
Scene Design
Costume Design
Performance & Culture Elective. Three credits from the following:3
Diversity in US Theatre
Asian Performance Traditions
Performance and Society
African Forms
Brazilian Dance
Global Perspectives in Dance
Environment & Performance
Jazz in American Dance
Sex, Gender & Performance
Activism & Performance

Other Information

In the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), only one course may overlap between a major and a minor or between two CAS majors.

For a Bachelor of Arts degree, no more than 45 credits in courses with the same departmental prefix may be used toward completion of the 120 credits required for graduation.

At least half of the credits used to complete major requirements must be taken at the University of Vermont.