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Theatre (B.A.)

Theatre (B.A.)

 
 

Program Requirements for 2017-2018 Catalog Year

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Program Requirements

To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  1. FGCU General Education Program (https://www2.fgcu.edu/general_education/)

  2. Common Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    FGCU Course: THE 2000 Theatre Appreciation (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: THEX000 or any introductory course from THEX001-X035

    FGCU Course: THE 2300 Survey of Dramatic Lit (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: THEX300 or THEX305

    FGCU Course: THE 2925 Play Production (1)+*
    Acceptable Substitute: THEX925

    FGCU Course: TPA 2290 Tech Theatre Lab I (1)
    Acceptable Substitute: TPAX290

    FGCU Course: TPA 2210 Stagecraft (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: TPAX200 or TPAX210

    FGCU Course: TPP 2190 Rehersal & Performance (1)
    Acceptable Substitute: TPPX190 / TPPX110

    FGCU Course: TPA 2214 Stage Lighting and Sound (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: TPAXXXX or TPPXXXX or THEXXXX

    FGCU Course: TPP 2100 Acting I (3)++
    Acceptable Substitute: TPAXXXX or TPPXXXX or THEXXXX

    FGCU Course: Any combination THE, TPA and TPP Course (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: TPAXXXX or TPPXXXX or THEXXXX

  3. Required Courses in the Major (23 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    IDS 3300 Foundations of Civic Engagement (3)
    THE 2100 Theatre History (3)
    THE 2925 Play Production (1 cr x 2 semesters) (2)+*
    THE 3303 Script Analysis (3)
    THE 4959 Sr. Cap. Thtr as a Profession (3)
    TPP 2100 Acting I (3)++
    TPP 3310 Play Directing I (3)
    TPP 4601 Creating New Theatre (3)***

  4. Electives in the Major (27 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    Complete 3 credits from the following:
    TPA 4940 Internship in Tech Theatre (1-3)**
    TPP 4940 Internship in Thtr Performance (1-3)**

    Complete 6 credits from the following:
    Any upper-level (3000-4999) course with prefixes other than DAA, THE, TPA or TPP.

    Complete 18 credits from the following list. At least 15 credits from the upper level (3000-4999):
    DAA 2105 Contemporary Dance I (2)*
    DAA 2205 Ballet I (2)*
    DAA 3108 Contemporary Dance II (3)**
    DAA 3208 Ballet II (3)**
    DAA 4930 Special Topics in Dance (1-3)**
    THE 3073 Film Study for Thtr Students (3)
    THE 3540 Applied Theatre (3)
    THE 3560 Ecologies of Performance (3)
    THE 4905 Directed Study (1-4)
    THE 4930 Special Topics in Theatre (1-3)***
    THE 4945 Summer Repertory Theatre (3-9)
    THE 4955 Study Abroad in Theatre (3-6) **
    TPA 2248 Workshop in Stage Makeup (1)
    TPA 4060 Principles of Scene Design (3)
    TPA 4601 Stage Management (3)
    TPA 4930 Special Topics in Thea Prod/Ad (1-3)***
    TPA 4940 Internship in Tech Theatre (1-3)**
    TPP 2220 Audition Techniques (3)
    TPP 3113 Acting II (3)
    TPP 3164 The Actor's Instrument (3)***
    TPP 3242 Performance Art (3)
    TPP 3264 Acting for the Camera (3)
    TPP 3293 Devising Performance (3)**
    TPP 3294 Staging Devised Performance (3)**
    TPP 3600 Playwriting (3)
    TPP 3790 The Voiceover Artist (3)
    TPP 4143 Acting Styles (3)***
    TPP 4174 Transmedia Autoperformance (3)
    TPP 4311 Play Directing II (3)
    TPP 4601 Creating New Theatre (3)***
    TPP 4930 Special Topics in Theatre Perf (1-3)***
    TPP 4940 Internship in Thtr Performance (1-3)**

    + Course must be taken for a total of 1 credit x 3 semesters. One credit x 1 semester will satisfy the common prerequisite area and 1 credit x 2 semesters will satisfy the required courses area.
    ++ 3 credits in TPP 2100 Acting I will apply toward the common prerequisite area and required courses area.
    * The course prefix/number may be repeated for a maximum of 4 credit hours and may be used to fulfill elective requirements in the major
    ** The course prefix/number may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours and may be used to fulfill elective requirements in the major 
    ***The course prefix/number may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit hours and may be used to fulfill elective requirements in the major

  5. University Requirements (3 credits)
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

  6. Additional Electives - as needed to reach total credits required for the degree
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED: 120 HRS