Theatre B.A.

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
Select one of the following3
Theatre Appreciation
Oral Interpretation
THEA   2300Script Analysis3
THEA   2332Stagecraft3
THEA   2333Acting I: Fundamentals of Acting3
Foreign Language 2001 - Intermediate I3
Foreign Language 2002 - Intermediate II3
Major Requirements
Specific Requirements:
THEA   2711Theatre Practicum1
THEA   3200Stage Design Concepts3
THEA   3230Voice for the Stage3
THEA   3337Play Directing3
THEA   3711Practicum: Professional Development1
THEA   4330Theatre History I: Origins to 17003
THEA   4331Theatre History II: 1700 to Contemporary3
THEA   4711Practicum: Capstone1
Select one from the following Upper Division Design Courses:3
Scene Design
Lighting Design
Costume Design
Select 15 credit hours from the following:15
Introduction to Performance Studies
Performance, Culture, Communication
Advanced Audio Production
Lighting and Cinematography
Digital Media Post Production
Selected Topics in Theatre
Stage Makeup
Movement for the Actor
Audition and the Business of Acting
Acting for the Screen
Acting II: Scene Study
African American Theatre
Irish Theatre
Theatre Management
Rehearsal and Performance
Musical Theatre Voice (2hr)
Musical Theatre Voice II (2hr)
Creative Dramatics
Musical Theatre Dance Choreography
Theatre Dance Techniques
Theatre Management II: Marketing the Arts
Play Production
Scene Painting
Problems in Design
Childrens Theatre Tour
Children's Theatre and Storytelling
Acting III: Styles
Drama in Performance
Scene Design
Lighting Design
Costume Design
Seminar: World Theatre
Acting for the Screen II: Advanced Techniques
Advanced Lighting Design
Stagecraft II
Stage Managers and Designers Lab (2hr)
Acting IV: Shakespearean Styles
Directed Study in Theatre
Directing Lab (2hr)
Select 9 credit hours of Electives9
Minor - Required
Select 15 credit hours of Minor15
Total Credit Hours124

Other Program Requirements

  • Students must make a minimum grade of “C” in each Communication Arts class to receive credit for that course.

Honors in Theatre 

To graduate with Honors in Theatre, a student must:

  • Be admitted to the University Honors Program
  • Successfully complete at least three credit hours of Honors Research Seminar (HONS   4610)  over three semesters
  • Successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone project
  • Be in good standing in the University Honors Program at time of graduation

Suggested courses for Honors:

Credit Hours
THEA   3337Play Directing3
THEA   4330Theatre History I: Origins to 17003
THEA   4331Theatre History II: 1700 to Contemporary3
THEA   4335Scene Design3
THEA   4336Lighting Design3
THEA   4337Costume Design3


All Theatre majors at the Statesboro Campus are advised through the College of Arts &Humanities Advisement Center, located in the Foy Building, 3002. 912.478.7740. Majors at the Armstrong Campus are advised in Academic Advising and Support, in the Student Success Center. Students in the University Honors Program are also advised through the Advisement Centers.