Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Theatre

Theatre, Bachelor of Science


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Available Emphasis Areas:

This multifaceted undergraduate program imparts a broad grounding in stagecraft, behind and in front of the curtain. The program includes theatrical history, theory, critique, technology, design, and hands-on production experiences.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Theatre

Theatre, Bachelor of Science


Careers

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Theatre?

If you dream of a life that’s long on excitement and short on the dull bits, then the theatre is calling you. Whether you hope to work in professional theatre or pursue further education, our programs will put your dreams at center stage.

We offer nationally respected curricula in theatre studies, performance, and design and technology. We will help you develop the broadest possible understanding of the art and craft of the stage with our practical and academic courses. You'll also receive a firm grounding in the liberal arts. You'll study dramatic literature, history, theory and criticism, theatre performance, and design, and technology. You'll have plenty of opportunities to learn by doing. The university theatre season includes four faculty directed, mainstage productions and numerous student produced, second stage productions per year. You will learn to express yourself logically and artistically, and graduate prepared for post-baccalaureate study, or professional theatre.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
  • Director
  • Actor
  • Costume designer
  • Drama teacher
  • Lighting designer
  • Costume technician
  • Scenic carpenter or painter
  • Technical director
  • Stage manager
  • Master Electrician

With further education, one of these paths is possible:
  • Professional Theatre
  • Film or television
  • Educator

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Theatre

Theatre, Bachelor of Science


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Theatre

Theatre, Bachelor of Science


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 120
Major GPA 2.5
Highest Mathematics Required MAT 114
Emphasis, Minor, Certificate Required
University Honors Program Optional
AZ Transfer Students complete AGEC-A Recommended
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Purpose Statement

The study of Theatre Arts is an integral part of a liberal arts education. As such, Northern Arizona University Department of Theatre seeks to give the undergraduate theatre student the broadest possible understanding of the art and craft of theatre through the creative, critical, and applied practice of theatre, and provide opportunity through performance and production for the student to learn their art by doing their art in a learner centered environment. The program seeks to prepare students for the global society by creating an awareness of the “other”, practicing empathetical thinking, and sustainability with a global perspective.

Student Learning Outcomes

All Theatre Degrees
Theatre: Emphasis in Design/TechnologyTheatre: Emphasis in PerformanceTheatre: Emphasis in Theatre Studies

Evaluate, analyze and apply a depth and breadth of knowledge about the global impact of Theatre history, literature, and practices to the scholarship and practice of Theatre.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Theatre

Theatre, Bachelor of Science


Details

Minor Requirements
General Electives
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Theatre

Theatre, Bachelor of Science


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