Bachelor of Arts Theatre Major

Access the assessment plan for this program at: http://www.cis.unr.edu/ecatalog/assess/2010/Theatre_Bachelors_Plan.pdf

  1. UNIVERSITY CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS (36-43 credit)
      1. NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog for information regarding the "Core English and Math Completion Policy".
    1. English (3-8 credits)
      1. Refer to the "English" section of the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog.
      2. NOTE: Students who place in ENG 102 are not required to complete ENG 101.
    2. Mathematics (3-6 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Mathematics" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog (3-6 credits)
    3. Natural Sciences (6-8 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Natural Sciences" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog. (6-8 credits)
    4. Social Sciences (3 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Social Sciences" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog. (3 credits)
    5. Fine Arts (3 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Fine Arts" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog. (3 credits)
    6. Core Humanities (9 credits)
      1. CH 201--Ancient and Medieval Cultures (3 credits)
      2. CH 202--The Modern World (3 credits)
      3. CH 203--American Experiences and Constitutional Change (3 credits)
    7. Capstone Courses (6 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Capstone" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog. (6 credits)
    8. Diversity (3 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Diversity" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog. (3 credits)
  2. ADDITIONAL COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS (6-20* credits)
      1. *Credits may vary depending on initial course placement in foreign language.
    1. Foreign Language (0-14 credits)
      1. Successful completion of the foreign language requirement may be accomplished through one of five options: complete a fourth semester college course in a foreign language; complete a fourth semester course in American Sign Language; demonstrate proficiency through placement examination or other means through the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; show transcript evidence of successful completion of a fourth year high school course in foreign language; or participate in a studies abroad program pre-approved by the college to meet the foreign language requirement.
    2. College Breadth Requirement (6 credits)
      1. Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree in the college shall be required to take, within the College of Liberal Arts, two courses that are outside the departments in which they major or minor, and that exclude courses taken to fulfill Core Curriculum requirements.
  3. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (33 credits)
    1. Required theatre courses (18 credits)
      1. THTR 100--Introduction to the Theatre (3 credits)
      2. THTR 105--Introduction to Acting (3 credits)
      3. THTR 204--Theatre Technology (3 credits)
      4. THTR 208 - THTR 408--Nevada Repertory Company (9 credits)
    2. Additional required theatre courses (6 credits)
      Select two courses (3 credits each) from the following: (6 credits)
      1. THTR 473--Seminar in Theatrical Periods
      2. THTR 481--History of Theatre I
      3. THTR 482--History of Theatre II
      4. THTR 498--Theatre Field Study
    3. Other upper-division theatre courses (9 credits)
  4. MINOR REQUIREMENTS (18-21 credit)
      1. The theatre department accepts any minor approved by
      2. the College of Liberal Arts.
  5. ELECTIVES (11-35 credits)
  6. TOTAL CREDITS (128 credits)
      1. Forty-two or more credits must be in courses numbered 300 or above.
  7. RECOMMENDED SCHEDULE
    1. First Year--Fall Semester
      1. ENG* (3 credits)
      2. MATH* (3 credits)
      3. Foreign Language 111 (4 credits)
      4. Core Social Science (3 credits)
      5. THTR 100--Introduction to the Theatre or THTR 105--Introduction to Acting (3 credits)
      6. TOTAL (16-18 credits)
      7. *Note: English and Math course placement is based on test scores. Please consult the Core Curriculum section of the general course catalog.
    2. First Year--Spring Semester
      1. ENG 102--Composition II* (3 credits)
      2. Core Natural Science (3 credits)
      3. Foreign Language 112 (4 credits)
      4. THTR 100--Introduction to the Theatre OR
      5. THTR 105--Introduction to Acting (3 credits)
      6. Minor (100-200 level) (3 credits)
      7. TOTAL (16 credits)
    3. Second Year--Fall Semester
      1. CH 201--Ancient and Medieval Cultures (3 credits)
      2. Core Natural Science A (3-5 credits)
      3. Foreign Language 211 (3 credits)
      4. College Breadth Requirement (100-200 level) (3 credits)
      5. THTR 204--Theatre Technology (3 credits)
      6. TOTAL (15-17 credits)
    4. Second Year--Spring Semester
      1. CH 202--The Modern World (3 credits)
      2. Foreign Language 212 (3 credits)
      3. THTR 208--Nevada Repertory Company (3 credits)
      4. Minor (100-200 level) (3 credits)
      5. Core Diversity (100-200 level) (3 credits)
      6. TOTAL (15 credits)
    5. Third Year--Fall Semester
      1. CH 203--American Experiences and Constitutional Change (3 credits)
      2. THTR 408--Nevada Repertory Company (3 credits)
      3. THTR Elective (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      4. Minor (3 credits)
      5. College Breadth Requirement (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      6. Elective (3 credits)
      7. TOTAL (18 credits)
    6. Third Year--Spring Semester
      1. THTR 481--History of Theatre I OR
      2. THTR 482--History of Theatre II (3 credits)
      3. THTR Elective (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      4. Minor (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      5. Elective (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      6. Elective (3 credits)
      7. TOTAL (15 credits)
    7. Fourth Year--Fall Semester
      1. THTR Elective (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      2. Capstone Course (3 credits)
      3. Minor (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      4. Elective (9 credits)
      5. TOTAL (18 credits)
    8. Fourth Year--Spring Semester
      1. THTR 481--History of Theatre I OR
      2. THTR 482--History of Theatre II (3 credits)
      3. THTR Elective (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      4. Minor (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      5. Capstone Course (3 credits)
      6. Elective (3 credits)
      7. TOTAL (15 credits)
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