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Typical Sequence of Courses

B.A. in Theatre Arts: Acting (129 credits)

All B.F.A. students specializing in Acting must take at least four Production Laboratory classes during their course of study. All students cast in Post Theatre Company productions must be enrolled in Production Laboratory. Casting is contingent upon maintaining a 3.0 grade point average in the major. Production lab requirements may be adjusted for students transferring into the degree program.

Freshman Year

Courses Credits
Theatre 104 Technical Theatre Practices 3
Theatre 105 Survey of Technical Theatre 3
Theatre 121, 122 Basic Acting 6
Theatre 101 Introduction to Drama 3
Dance 3
Music 88A Voice 1
Theatre 204, 205 Department Contracts 0
Theatre 151 Prof. Skills/Suzuki 3
Production Laboratory 1

Sophomore Year

Courses Credits
Theatre 123, 124 Intermediate Acting 6
Theatre 141, 142 Theatre History 6
Theatre 166, 167 Voice and Speech 3
Theatre 145 Playwriting 3
Production Laboratory 2
2 Department Contracts 0

Junior Year

Courses Credits
Theatre 143 Shakespeare in Performance 3
Theatre 125, 126 Advanced Acting 6
Theatre 542 Advanced Suzuki 3
Music 88A Voice 1
Theatre 131 Directing 3
Production Laboratory 1
Theatre Electives 3
2 Department Contracts 0

Senior Year

Courses Credits
Theatre 144 Acting for Film & Television 3
Theatre 152 Professional Skills 3
Theatre 521 Senior Acting Seminar 3
Dance 3
Electives 6
2 Department Contracts 0
Department Requirements 80
Liberal Arts Core Requirements 41
Electives 7

Total credits 129