Bachelors of Arts in Drama

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN DRAMA

General Arts and Sciences Core and Drama Major Requirements. A minor is required.

A Minimum of 120 Semester Hours required for Degree completion.


General Education Requirements

This page is for illustrative proposes only, see your entry years catalogue for any differences or modification in the degree requirements.

For specific details of the General Education Requirements and courses see College of Arts and Sciences.


Requirements for a Major in Drama

A minimum of 45 semester hours in Theatre & Dance, including:

  • DRA 100 Theatre Workshop: Rehearsal & Performance (1 hour)
  • DRA 101 Theatre Workshop: Tech Production (1 hour)
  • One additional hour from DRA 100, 101, 102, 300, 301, or 302 (1 hour)
  • DRA 103 Theatre Symposium (4 hours)
  • DRA 120 Acting I (3 hours)
  • DRA 130 Stage Craft (3 hours)
  • DRA 131 Fund of Lighting (3 hours)
  • DRA 132 Fund of Costuming (3 hours)
  • DRA 150 Text Analysis (3 hours)
  • DRA 210 Makeup (1 hour)
  • DRA 340 Directing (3 hours)
  • DRA 350 Theatre History I (3 hours)
  • DRA 351 Theatre History II (3 hours)
  • DRA 480 Senior Capstone (3 hours)
  • 3 hours from DRA 330, 331, or 332 (3 hours)
  • Theatre & Dance Electives (7 hours, NOT from DRA 100, 101, 102, 103 300, 301, or 302)
  • Students pursuing a BA in Drama must also earn a minor in another discipline

Requirements for a Minor in Drama

 

A minimum of 22 semester hours in Theatre & Dance, including:

  • DRA 100 Theatre Workshop Rehearsal & Performance OR DRA 101 Theatre Workshop Tech Production OR DRA 102 Theatre Workshop Special Activities.
  • DRA 110 Introduction to Theatre.
  • DRA 115 Acting for Non-Majors OR DRA 120 Acting I.
  • DRA 130 Stagecraft OR DRA 131 Fund of Lighting OR DRA 132 Fund of Costuming.
  • DRA 150 Text Analysis.
  • DRA 350 Theatre History I OR DRA 351 Theatre History II.
  • 6 additional upper division hours in Theatre & Dance.

Requirements for a Minor in Drama with a Concentration in Dance

A minimum of 22 semester hours in Theatre & Dance, including 

          DRA 100 Theatre Workshop Rehearsal OR DRA 101 Theatre Workshop Tech Production OR DRA 102 
          Theatre Workshop Special Activities.
          DRA 110 Introduction to Theatre OR DRA 111 Introduction to Dance.
          DRA 104 Fundamentals of Dance I AND DRA 105 Fundamentals of Dance II.
          DRA  130 Stagecraft OR DRA 131 Fund of Lighting OR DRA 132 Fund of Costuming.
          DRA 315 History of Musical Theatre OR DRA 350 Theatre History I OR DRA 351 Theatre History II.
          6 additional upper division hours in Theatre & Dance.