King's College - Theatre

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

(14 COURSES — 43 CREDITS)

FOUNDATIONAL COURSES

THEA 230 The Business of Theatre (3)

THEA 233 Stagecraft (3)

THEA 235 Introduction to Theatrical Design (3)

THEA 241 Acting I: Fundamentals (3)

THEA 345 Play Analysis (3)

THEA 381 History of Theatre I (3)

THEA 382 History of Theatre II (3)

THEA 490 Senior Capstone Project (3) Students must have project approval the semester preceding registration.

THEA 285 Production Practicum (1) Students must take this course at least one semester each year for a total of four (4) credits. First-year students must take this course in their first semester.

 

TRACK SPECIFIC COURSES

Students must declare one of the following tracks no later than Spring Semester of their sophomore year:

ACTING/DIRECTING TRACK

Required (6 credits):

THEA 242 Acting II (3)

THEA 471 Directing I (3)

Three (3) of the following Electives (9 credits): Offered Alternate Years

THEA 365 Voice and Movement (3)

THEA 341 Acting III: Advanced Scene Study (3)

THEA 342 Improvisational Acting Techniques (3)

THEA 343 Children’s Theatre (3)

THEA 344 Playing Shakespeare (3)

THEA 347 Comedy Acting (3)

THEA 439 The American Musical Comedy (3)

THEA 472 Directing II (3)

THEA 491 Special Topics (3)

CORE 172M Movement/Theatrical Dance (3)

CORE 172J Jazz Dance (3)

THEA 497 Independent Study (3)

 

DESIGN/TECHNICAL TRACK

Required (6 credits):

THEA 334 Technical Direction (3)

THEA 361 Scene Design I (3)

Three (3) of the following Electives (9 credits): Offered Alternate Years

THEA 236 Stage Management (3)

THEA 239 Lighting Design (3)

THEA 336 Prop Craft (3)

THEA 337 Scene Painting (3)

THEA 338 Sound Design (3)

THEA 339 Theatre Rendering Techniques (3)

THEA 343 Children’s Theatre (3)

THEA 367 Advanced Technical Practices (3)

THEA 439 The American Musical Comedy (3)

THEA 473 Costume Design (3)

THEA 491 Special Topics (3)

THEA 497 Independent Study (3)

 

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

(8 COURSES — 20 CREDITS)

FOUNDATIONAL COURSES

THEA 233 Stagecraft (3)

THEA 241 Acting I: Fundamentals (3)

THEA 345 Play Analysis (3)

Three (3) Electives from either Acting/Directing Track or Design/Technical Track (9 credits)

Two semesters of THEA 285 Production Practicum (2 credits).

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