Theatre Arts

A. A. Degree

Communication 9 hours
  ENGL 1010 Composition I 3 hours  
  ENGL 1020 Composition II 3 hours  
  SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech Comm. or other approved speech/communication course 3 hours  
Humanities and/or Fine Arts (at least one course in literature) 9 hours

 

THEA 1030 Introduction to Theatre 3 hours  
  Two Additional Approved Humanities Courses 6 hours  
Social/Behavioral Sciences 6 hours
History 6 hours
Natural Sciences 8 hours
Mathematics 3 hours
General Education Total 41 hours

  Acting I 3 hours  
  Stage Craft I 3 hours  
  Theatre Electives (excluding theatre history) 7 hours  
 

Foreign Language (One Year Sequence in Single Foreign Lang.)

6 hours  
Area of Emphasis Total 19 hours
   
Theatre Arts A.A. Total 60 hours

A. S. Degree

Communication 9 hours
  ENGL 1010 Composition I 3 hours  
  ENGL 1020 Composition II 3 hours  
  SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech Comm. or other approved speech/communication course 3 hours  
Humanities and/or Fine Arts (at least one course in literature) 9 hours

 

THEA 1030 Introduction to Theatre 3 hours  
  Two Additional Approved Humanities Courses 6 hours  
Social/Behavioral Sciences 6 hours
History 6 hours
Natural Sciences 8 hours
Mathematics 3 hours
General Education Total 41 hours

  Acting I 3 hours  
  Stage Craft I 3 hours  
  Theatre Electives (excluding theatre history) 7 hours  
 

General Electives

6 hours  
Area of Emphasis Total 19 hours
   
Theatre Arts A.S. Total 60 hours
*The B.S. Degree with a major in Theatre Arts is available Middle Tennessee State University and Tennessee State University.

 

Curricular Map

THEATRE ARTS (Major) ASSOCIATE OF ARTS (Degree)
 
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
SEMESTER & COURSES CREDIT
HOURS
SEMESTER & COURSES CREDIT
HOURS
Semester 1 (Fall)   Semester 2 (Spring)  
English 1010: Composition I 3 English 1020: Composition II 3
History 3 Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Mathematics 3 History  3
Foreign Language I 3 Foreign Language sequence II 3
THEA 1030: Introduction to Theatre 3 Speech 3
 
Subtotal Semester 1 15 Subtotal Semester 2 15
 
Semester 3 (Fall)   Semester 4 (Spring)  
Literature 3 Theatre Electives  4
Acting I 3 Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Natrual Science (lab) 4 Natural Science (lab) 4
Social/Behavioral Science 3 Stage Craft I 3
Theatre Electives* 3  

 

 
Subtotal Semester 3 16 Subtotal Semester 4 14
 
    Total Credit Hours 60
 
NOTES:      
*Excluding theatre history courses

 

 

 

THEATRE ARTS (Major) ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE (Degree)
 
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
SEMESTER & COURSES CREDIT
HOURS
SEMESTER & COURSES CREDIT
HOURS
Semester 1 (Fall)   Semester 2 (Spring)  
English 1010: Composition I 3 English 1020: Composition II 3
History 3 Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Mathematics 3 History  3
Acting I 3 Stage Craft I 3
THEA 1030: Introduction to Theatre 3 Speech 3
 
Subtotal Semester 1 15 Subtotal Semester 2 15
 
Semester 3 (Fall)   Semester 4 (Spring)  
Literature 3 Theatre Electives** 4
Electives (unspecified)  3 Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Natrual Science (lab) 4 Natural Science (lab) 4
Social/Behavioral Science 3 Electives (unspecified) 3
Theatre Electives** 3  

 

 
Subtotal Semester 3 16 Subtotal Semester 4 14
 
    Total Credit Hours 60
 
NOTES:
*The BS Degree with a major in Theatre Arts is available at MTSU and TSU. The BFA degree is offered at APSU.

**Excluding theatre history courses.

 

 

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