B.A. in Theatre - Performance Concentration

College of Arts and Humanities
General Education Requirements
First Year Experience4
Academic Foundations
English Composition requirement6
Mathematics requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Distributive Requirements
Science requirement6
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
Humanities requirement6
Arts requirement3
Additional Baccalaureate Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Ethics requirement3
Language and Culture Requirement
Demonstrating language proficiency through the intermediate level (202) or demonstrating language proficiency through the elementary II (102) level of a language and further acquiring a cultural foundation.3-15
Major Requirements
DAN 130Movement for Performance3
THA 100Theatre Survey1
THA 103Acting I3
THA 104Stagecraft3
THA 113Script Analysis3
THA 116Costume Construction3
THA 118Voice for the Performer3
THA 216Fundamentals of Design3
THA 301Directing I3
THA 306History of Theatre/ Drama I3
THA 307History of Theatre/Drama II3
Select an advanced skill choice (300-level or above)3
THA 200Theatre Practicum (6 credits total of this one-credit course in the following areas: costume, lighting, scenery, leadership I, leadership II, capstone project)1-3
Elective Concentration Requirements
Students who have an interest in a specific area of theatre may choose to follow a prescribed course of study, in addition to the requirements outlined above. See concentration requirements below.20-21
Capstone Requirement
THA 300Career Preparation 12
Total Minimum Credits Required120

Performance Concentration

THA 203Acting II3
THA 303Acting Shakespeare3
THA 318Dialects for the Performer3
THA 323Physical Traditions in Performance3
THA 350Audition Techniques3
THA 406Advanced Scene Study3
Select a dramatic LIT course.3
Total Credits 21

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.