PEAK Majors

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Theatre Major

32 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

THE-140

Stagecraft

4

THE-201

Play Analysis

3

THE-215

Fundamentals of Acting

3

THE-315

Principles of Directing

3

THE-490

Theatre Senior Project (Fall 1 cr./Spring 2 crs.)

3

THE-ELEC

Theatre Elective Coursework

6

Complete 1 course from the following:

KPHE-150

Jazz

1

KPHE-150

Ballroom Dance

1

KPHE-150

Rhythmic Skills

1

KPHE-150

Ballet

1

Complete 1 course from the following:

THE-320

Theatre History I

3

THE-321

Theatre History II

3

Complete 6 credits from the following:

THE-240

Theatre Ensemble (may be repeated for credit)*

1

THE-302

Applied Theatre: Lighting

1

THE-303

Applied Theatre: Costuming

1

THE-306

Applied Theatre: Scenery

1

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • To prepare students for graduate study, professional theatre or work in other occupations that utilize skills developed by theatre including:
  • Creative, independent, and informed choices regarding their approach to the performing arts
  • Verbal, nonverbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of their own individuality as human beings while recognizing responsibility to a wider community
  • Strong leadership ability

* 6 credits of THE-240 preferred.

Note: Participation in main stage productions is expected. Special emphases in acting/directing, design/technology, music theatre or theatre management are available.