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Theatre, BFA

Offered in: CHICAGO

Requirements

This major requires a minimum of 110 semester hours of course work in Theatre and Music. The degree requires a minimum total of 134 semester hours.

Year 1

Fall term: 15 semester hours in Theatre/Music required; 3 in Gen. Ed.
  General Education .....3
  TDAN 220 Ballet .....1
  THAR 099 Performance Attendance (six semesters required) .....
  THAR 191 Introduction to Professional Theatre .....1
  THAR 206 Fundamentals of Acting I .....3
  THAR 206 A Fundamentals of Acting I Lab .....
  THAR 210 Stage Makeup .....3
  THAR 247 Introduction to Technical Theatre .....3
  THAR 250 Freshman Rehearsal and Performance .....Varies
  THAR 270 Creative Process - Speech .....1
Spring term: 15 semester hours in Theatre/Music required; 3 in Gen. Ed.
  General Eduction .....3
  TDAN 221 Ballet .....3
  THAR 099 Performance Attendance (six semesters required) .....
  THAR 207 Fundamentals of Acting II .....3
  THAR 207 A Fundamentals of Acting II Lab .....
  THAR 270 Creative Process - Speech .....1
  THAR 303 Script Analysis .....2
  THAR 341 Stage Mangement .....3
  THAR 350 Rehearsal and Performance .....Varies

Year 2

Fall term: 15 semester hours in Theatre/Music required; 3 in Gen. Ed.
  General Education .....3
  THAR 099 Performance Attendance (six semester required) .....
  THAR 220 Vocal and Physical Preparation I .....3
  THAR 220 A Vocal & Physical Preparation I Lab .....1
  THAR 225 Intermediate Acting I .....3
  THAR 292 Theatre History and Literature I .....3
  THAR 350 Rehearsal and Performance .....Varies
  THAR 370 Advanced Creative Process - Yoga .....1
Spring term: 15 semester hours in Theatre/Music required; 3 in Gen. Ed.
  General Education .....3
  PERF 101 Group Singing .....1
  THAR 099 Performance Attendance (six semesters required) .....
  THAR 221 Vocal and Physical Preparation II .....3
  THAR 221 A Vocal & Physical Preparation II Lab .....1
  THAR 226 Intermediate Acting II .....3
  THAR 293 Theatre History and Literature II .....3
  THAR 350 Rehearsal and Performance .....Varies

Year 3

Fall term: 15 semester hours in Theatre/Music required; 3 in Gen. Ed.
  General Education .....3
  THAR 099 Performance Attendance (six semesters required) .....
  THAR 232 Vocal and Physical Preparation IV: Shakespeare .....3
  THAR 242 Vocal and Physical Preparation V: Stage Dialects .....3
  THAR 320 Acting for the Musical Stage I .....3
  THAR 350 Rehearsal and Performace .....Varies
  THAR 375 Advanced Movement: Comedy and Character Techniques .....3
  Private Voice .....1
Spring term: 15 semester hours in Theatre/Music required; 3 in Gen. Ed
  General Education .....3
  THAR 099 Performance Attendance (six semesters required) .....
  THAR 231 Acting on Camera I .....3
  THAR 350 Rehearsal and Performance .....Varies
  THAR 381 Arts Management .....1
  THAR 382 Studies in Acting: Techniques in Acting .....3
  THAR 385 Performance Art I .....3
  THAR 387 Shakespeare in Performance .....3

Year 4

Fall term: 15 semester hours in Theatre/Music required; 3 in Gen. Ed
  General Education .....3
  THAR 099 Performance Attendance (six semesters required) .....
  THAR 328 Special Topics: Perspectives in Acting Technique .....2
  THAR 330 Acting on Camera II .....3
  THAR 332 Vocal & Physical Preparation III - Early Realism .....3
  THAR 340 Audition and Professional Issues .....3
  THAR 350 Rehearsal and Performance .....Varies
  THAR 371 Stage Combat I .....3
  Private Voice .....1
Spring term: 15 semester hours in Theatre/Music required; 3 in Gen. Ed
  General Education .....3
  THAR 331 Acting on Camera III .....3
  THAR 348 Stage Directing .....3
  THAR 350 Rehearsal and Performance .....Varies
  THAR 372 Stage Combat II .....3
  THAR 383 American Theatre History: Dramatic Visions of Social Justice .....1
  THAR 388 Advanced Acting: Period Styles .....3

* Other subject areas with permission of advisor.