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Classification Degree
BA Theatre Arts - Theatre
Housing Status
Advisor Major
Less than Half-time
Overall GPA Concentration Catalog Term
Minor FERPA Indicator
Complete Complete except for classes in-progress (TR) Transfer Class
Not Complete See Advisor - Nearly Complete @ Any course number
IP In-Progress Course
BA in Theatre Arts/Theatre Studies Overview
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
120 credits are required.
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at WCSU.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required
When your first term is graded, your cumulative GPA will be calculated.
If your cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 it is important to see an advisor
to make plans for raising your GPA.
Foreign Language Requirement
See Foreign Language Requirement section
General Education Competency Requirements
See General Education Competency Requirements section
General Education Course Requirements Including
See Gen Ed Course Req. Including Cognates section
Major Requirements
See Major in Theatre Arts section
General Electives
See Theatre Elective Requirements section
Foreign Language Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
Complete a foreign language at an elementary II level or above.
Students who have completed three years of language in high school
with at least a 'C' average have satisfied this requirement. Consult
your advisor.
General Education Competency Requirements
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
Students must complete each of the competencies listed below. In
addition, students must complete 3 of the competencies a second time
excluding First Year (FY) and WRT 101 (WI).
General Education Competencies
Creative Process (CP)
1 to 2 Classes
Critical Thinking (CT)
1 to 2 Classes
Oral Communication (OC)
1 to 2 Classes
Health and Wellness (HW)
1 to 2 Classes
Scientific Inquiry (SI)
1 to 2 Classes
Intercultural Competence (IC)
1 to 2 Classes
Information Literacy (IL)
1 to 2 Classes
First Year Experience (FY)
1 Class
Culminating Experience (CE)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Course (WRT 101)
WRT 101
Writing Intensive II (W2)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Intensive III (W3)
1 to 2 Classes
Quantative Reasoning (QR)
1 to 2 Classes
Gen Ed Course Req. Including Cognates
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
40 credits are required.
WRT 101
Intro to Drama
ENG 107W*
Major in Theatre Arts
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
52 credits are required.
Minimum 2.5 major GPA
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 26 credits must be taken at WCSU.
Introduction to Theatre Production Lab
THR 100
Acting I: Character Study
THR 181
Technical Theatre I
THR 182
Playmaking with Children or Play Production
THR 201* or 390*
Technical Theatre II or Costume Tech II
THR 202* or 306
History of Theatre
THR 279
Scenic Design or Methods of Scenic Art and Craft
THR 283* or 383*
Costume Technology
THR 284*
Theatre Production Lab THR 300 one credit for 6 semesters
Minimum grade of C for each major course
Directing I
THR 386*
Devised Theatre Workshop
THR 387*
Senior Portfolio - Theatre Arts
THR 490
Theatre Studies OPTION
THR 244* or WRT 244W
Two Theatre classes
Theatre Studies Electives (6 sh THR at 200 level or higher)
Theatre Elective Requirements
General Elective Requirements