Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject prefix.  Each course description begins with a three letter subject prefix followed by a three – digit course number and the course title. The number on the right of each course description gives the semester credit hours for that course. If a course includes laboratory or other special activities, that information is contained in the course description. Prerequisites are also listed.  A prerequisite is a course, experience, or other required preparation that must be completed before the student is permitted to enroll in the course.

Subject Prefix and Course Number
Course Name
Semester Credit Hours
Course Description
Cross Listed Course
Prerequisite
THE 107Theatre Practicum I1Practical, supervised work with actual theatre productions.
May be selected as performance or technical
practicum in accordance with casting and other needs of stage productions.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
THE 207Theatre Practicum II1Practical, supervised work with actual theatre productions.
May be selected as performance or technical
practicum in accordance with casting and other needs of stage productions.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
THE 307Theatre Practicum III1Practical, supervised work with actual theatre productions.
May be selected as performance or technical
practicum in accordance with casting and other needs of stage productions.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
THE 407Theatre Practicum IV1Practical, supervised work with actual theatre productions.
May be selected as performance or technical
practicum in accordance with casting and other needs of stage productions.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
THE 130Introduction to Theatre3 This course examines theatre history and its cultural relevance, traditions, theory, design, and production.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
THE 200Introduction to Dance3A survey of the history and aesthetics of dance in relation
to society and to the other arts. Includes instruction in basic dance techniques.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
THE 204Foundations of Theatre3Through readings, lectures, demonstrations, and active
participation behind the scenes in an actual production, the student becomes familiar with theatre history, design, and tradition.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
THE 210World Drama3Study of western world dramatic literature from antiquity to Ibsen. Emphasis is
on works which are examples of the major periods of
drama.
Not ApplicableENG 211
THE 220Modern Drama3A study of dramatic literature from Ibsen to the present, illustrating the literary, historical,
and social development of the modern era.
Not ApplicableTHE 210
THE 250Acting3Laboratory class in the fundamentals, techniques, and
practice of stage credibility and acting, emphasizing
development of relaxation, self-exploration, stage
presence, and other acting skills and actual participation in a live performance.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
THE 260Music Theatre I3Development of skills in energizing,
concentrating, and structuring. Energy concepts
include physical, vocal, mental, and emotional
energy. Concentrating concepts includes conceptualization
and imagination.
Not ApplicableTHE 250
THE 300Interpretive Dance3Theory and practice of techniques and composition. Emphasis
is placed on execution of dance techniques for
theatrical productions.
Not ApplicableTHE 200 or consent of instructor
THE 305Theatre History3A survey of theatre from its primitive origins through the emergence of modern drama. Study of content and trends in dramatic literature and play production.Not ApplicableTHE 204
THE 360Music Theatre II3A continuation of skills
stressed in Music Theatre I. Emphasis on singing, moving, isolation of vocal mechanisms, physical response,
reflecting, and rhythmic patterns.
Not ApplicableAudition
THE 404Stage Craft3Study and guided practice in the theory, principles, techniques, materials, and development through plans
of scene and lighting design for the contemporary theatre.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
THE 408Black Theatre3Study of goals, careers, problems, dreams, and accomplishments of Black playwrights,
actors, directors, choreographers, designers, critics, and theatre groups.
Not ApplicableTHE 204
THE 410Seminar in Theatre2Examination and
discussion of the styles of theatre practices with special emphasis on elements of production relating to stylistic conception.
Not ApplicableConsent of faculty

 

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