2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Academic Catalog

Theatre Major

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Degree Type Offered: B.A. Major

Consists of a minimum of 37 credit hours:

Core Courses

25 credit hours consisting of the following courses:

THEA-200 Theatre Production: Costumes and Scenery

-or-

THEA-210 Theatre Production: Lighting and Sound

THEA-250 World Theatre History I

THEA-255 World Theatre History II

THEA-325 Acting

THEA-330 Directing

THEA-320 Improvisation

MUS-113 Class Voice

THEA-370X Special Topics in Theatre

THEA-450 Theatre Capstone

Production Laboratory/Applied Performance

Students participating in Theatre at Bridgewater College performances/productions work as performers, technical theatre assistants, stage managers, assistant directors, and other production positions. May be repeated for credit. A maximum of 6 credits in Production Laboratory/Applied Performance may be applied toward graduation.

Complete 3 credits from the following:

THEA-310 Production Laboratory/Applied Performance (acting, Movement)

THEA-311 Production Laboratory/Applied Performance (Lighting, Costumes and Makeup, Scenic Painting, Scenery and Props, Technical Direction, and Sound)

THEA-312 Production Laboratory/Applied Performance (stage Management, Dramaturgy, Assistant Directing)

Theatre Practice and Design

Select 2 courses (6 credits) from list below, with at minimum 1 course with THEA suffix, or other course(s) approved by department.

ART-120 Introduction to Visual Design

ART-130 Introduction to Drawing

ART-335 Painting

ART-347 Videography I

FCS-340 Fashion, Apparel and Textiles

MUS-110 Music Fundamentals

-or-

MUS-225 Theory and Aural Skills I

-or-

THEA-210 Theatre Production: Lighting and Sound

THEA-225 Scenic Painting

THEA-345 Acting: Styles and Techniques

THEA-370X Special Topics in Theatre

THEA-480 Internship

THEA-490 Independent Study

THEA-491 Research

THEA-499 Honors Project

History, Theory and Criticism

Select 1 course (3 credits) from list below or other course(s) approved by department.

THEA-355 Environmental Theatre

THEA/ENG-360W Modern Drama

THEA/ENG-362W Contemporary Drama

MUS-370X History of Dramatic Music

ENG-330 Shakespeare

ENG-400 Seminar in a Major Literary Figure

THEA-480 Internship

THEA-490 Independent Study

THEA-491 Research

THEA-499 Honors Project