Skip to Navigation
    Purdue University
   
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre Design and Production, BA


Return to College of Liberal Arts Return to: College of Liberal Arts

About the Program

For students who desire a program of study intended to provide pre-professional training for a career in design, technology, or management in the entertainment industry. Working as part of a team, the student learns to communicate and collaborate in a creative environment. Each student may choose to focus in any given area. Upon completion, the student may pursue a career in the theatre or related areas, or explore advanced training and/or graduate study.

Summary of Program Requirements

The Summary of Program Requirements for Theatre Design and Production  is a comprehensive list of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. Unlike the full Detailed Program Requirements listed below, complete lists of selectives for any given category are not shown. These summaries are intended to be printer-friendly and less expansive in detail.

Detailed Program Requirements

Please see below for detailed program requirements and possible selective fulfillments.

Theatre-BA
THDP
120 Credits

A Minimum Grade of “C-” or better is required for a THTR course to be counted towards the major.

Theatre Major Courses (45 credits)


Requirements for the Major


B. Production (12 credits)


1. Enroll in Three credits from the following practicum courses

(Enrollment is by interview for THTR 36800  and DANC 36800 ; All courses may be repeated)

C. Electives in Theatre (8 credits)


Select Eight credits from other courses in Theatre

(NOTE: Unselected courses from area B2 may be substituted here.)

Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (54 - 56 credits)


Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements

Electives (18-21 credits)


University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning

Program Requirements


Fall 1st Year


15-17 Credits


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


  • THTR REQ B1 - Credit Hours: 1.00
  • Individual & Society - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Natural Science - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • SLC 20100 - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00

15-16 Credits


Spring 2nd Year


  • THTR REQ B1 - Credit Hours: 1.00
  • Racial & Ethnic Diversity - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Natural Science Lab - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • SLC 20200 - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00

15-16 Credits


Fall 3rd Year


  • THTR 38000 - History Of Theatre I
  • THTR REQ B2 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • US Traditions - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Global Perspective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


  • THTR 44000 - Directing: Page To Stage
  • THTR REQ B1 - Credit Hours: 1.00
  • THTR REQ C - Credit Hours: 2.00
  • Gender Issues - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


  • THTR REQ B2 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • THTR REQ C - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Other Cultures - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15 Credits


Note


A Minimum Grade of “C-” or better is required for a THTR course to be counted towards the major.

120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Arts degree.

2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Arts degree.

32 credit hours at 30000 level or higher required for Bachelor of Arts degree.

Degree Requirements


The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements.

Degree Works is knowledge source for specific requirements and completion

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

Return to College of Liberal Arts Return to: College of Liberal Arts