English Major, B.A. with Drama and Theatre Concentration

A minimum of 36 credits is required.

Requirements for the Major with Concentration

Historical Breadth (8 to 16 credits):

Students must take either ENGL 222 or two courses in literature before 1800. The English and Communication Arts Department, through the advising process, will determine which courses fulfill the pre-1800 requirement. Noted as H1 after course description.

Students must take either ENGL 223 or two courses in literature after 1800. The English and Communication Arts Department, through the advising process, will determine which courses fulfill the post-1800 requirement. Noted as H2 after course description.

Genre (12 credits):

Students must take:

ENTH 229History of Drama Theatre I

4.0

ENTH 230History of Drama and Theatre II

4.0

ENGL 313Shakespeare

4.0

Theatre Practice (12 credits):

Students must take:

THEA 101The Elements of Acting

4.0

and two of the following courses in theatre practice:

THEA 102Improvisation

4.0

THEA 210Acting II

4.0

THEA 254Directing

4.0

THEA 255Auditioning

4.0

THEA 370Theater Practicum

1.0

Senior Seminar (4 credits):

Students must take the Senior Seminar, a capstone course in literary theory and criticism:

ENGL 470Seminar

4.0