Degree Requirements

UCA students earn either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in Theatre. The program focuses on the stage where classroom knowledge is applied in hands-on training and experience. These degrees require completion of 124 hours including
l) general education component,
2) specific degree requirements, (B.A. or B.S.)
3) a major as described below, and
4) a minor as arranged through the student's minor advisor.

Theatre - 40 Hours

Required (27 Hours):

THEA 1360 Text Analysis
THEA 1370 Voice and Movement
THEA 2325 Fundamentals of Theatrical Design
THEA 2331 Stagecraft
THEA 2390 Acting I
THEA 3324 Theatre History I 
^^
THEA 3325 Theatre History II 
^^
THEA 3310 Costume Design*
OR
 THEA 3332 Stage Lighting*
OR 
THEA 4340 Scene Design
* **
THEA 4320 Directing ^  ^^

Electives (9 Hours): Choose from the following:
THEA 2310 Costume Construction
THEA 2320 Stage Makeup
THEA 2330 Stage Management
THEA 3310 Costume Design
*
THEA 3320 Digital Design
*
THEA 3331 Stagecraft II**
THEA 3332 Stage Lighting*
THEA 3390 Acting Styles:Farce/Comedy^
THEA 3391 Acting Styles:Shakespeare/Greek^
THEA 4100 Professional Issues
THEA 4305 Acting for the Camera^
THEA 4315 Topics in Performance
(May be repeated once under a different topic and may require prerequisite)
THEA 4321 Topics in Technical Theatre
(May be repeated once under a different topic and may require prerequisite)
THEA 4322 Theatre Workshop
THEA 4340 Scene Design*  **
THEA 4326 Costume History

Application Courses (4 Hours): All students are required to complete 1 hour credit at each level.
(Each level may be repeated for a maximum 2 hours credit per level.)

THEA 1122 Theatre Production and Performance
THEA 2122 Theatre Production and Performance
THEA 3122 Theatre Production and Performance
THEA 4122 Theatre Production and Performance

See the University Bulletin for full course descriptions. The Four-Year Program of Study is a plan designed by academic departments to assist you in mapping a program of study to meet all degree requirements for graduation from UCA within four years.

 

* Prerequisite THEA 2325

** Prerequisite THEA 2331

^ Prerequisite THEA 2390

^^ Prerequisite THEA 1360

 

 

MINOR IN THEATRE COURSE REQUIREMENTS


MINOR IN THEATRE - 20 Hours

Required (6 hours) (Min. grade of “C” for Minor credit):

THEA 2325 Fundamentals of Theatrical Design
THEA 2390 Acting I

Electives (12 hours - 9 hours of which must be Upper Division): Choose from the following

THEA 1360 Text Analysis
THEA 1370 Voice and Movement
THEA 2331 Stagecraft
THEA 2320 Stage Makeup
THEA 2330 Stage Management
THEA 3310 Costume Design *
THEA 3320 Digital Design
THEA 3324 Theatre History I ^
THEA 3325 Theatre History II ^
THEA 3331 Stagecraft II ^^
THEA 3332 Stage Lighting *
THEA 3390 Acting Styles:Farce/Comedy **
THEA 3391 Acting Styles:Shakes./Greeks **
THEA 4100 Professional Issues
THEA 4305 Acting for the Camera **
THEA 4315 Topics in Performance **
(May be repeated once under a different topic)
THEA 4320 Directing ** ^
THEA 4321 Topics in Technical Theatre
(May be repeated once under a different topic)
THEA 4322 Theatre Workshop
THEA 4340 Scene Design * ^^
THEA 4326 Costume History

Application Courses (2 Hours): All students are required to complete 1 hour credit at any two levels.
(Each level may be repeated once for a maximum 2 hours credit.) Min. grade of “B” for Minor credit.
THEA 1122 Theatre Production and Performance
THEA 2122 Theatre Production and Performance
THEA 3122 Theatre Production and Performance
THEA 4122 Theatre Production and Performance

 

 

*(Directed Study and Internship not included in hours for the Minor in Theatre)

*Prerequisite THEA 2325 Fundamentals of Theatrical Design
**Prerequisite THEA 2390 Acting I
^ Prerequisite THEA 1360 Script Analysis
^^ Prerequisite THEA 2331 Stagecraft

 

Course descriptions can be found here.