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Theatre Major (BA)


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Theatre Major - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Please see the UNLV College of Fine Arts - Department of Theatre web page at http://www.unlv.edu/theatre for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.

Please see advising information at the UNLV College of Fine Arts Advising Center at www.unlv.edu/finearts/advising.

 Accreditation

Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org

Learning Objectives

  1. Communication Techniques- visual communication techniques
  2. Production Skills- responsibility for a production aspect
  3. Academic Skills- writing, research, discussion
  4. Professional preparation- self marketing as is timely and appropriate in their program.
  5. The ability to study and analyze plays; an understanding of genre, style, and direction.
  6. An understanding of the contextual importance of theatre in the humanities, in the fine arts and part of the human experience.
  7. Research- Gather, interpret and communicate historic, interpretive, and conceptual ideas within the theatrical framework.
  8. Collaboration- Build verbal and written communication skills with all members of the collaborative design and production team.

 University Graduation Requirements

Theatre Degree Requirements - Total: 120 Credits


General Education Requirements - Subtotal: 37-40 Credits


First-Year Seminar - Credits: 2-3


English Composition - Credits: 6


Second-Year Seminar - Credits: 3


Mathematics - Credits: 3


Distribution Requirements - Credits: 19


Please see Distribution Requirements  for more information.

  • Humanities and Fine Arts: 
    • Automatically satisfied by Major requirements
  • Social Science: 9 credits 
    • One course each from three different fields
  • Life and Physical Sciences and Analytical Thinking: 10 credits

Multicultural and International


Multicultural, one 3 credit course required
International, one 3 credit course required

These courses may overlap with general education and major requirements.  A single course may not meet the multicultural and international requirements simultaneously. For the list of approved multicultural and international courses, go to: http://facultysenate.unlv.edu/students

Pre-Major Requirements - BA in Theatre - Subtotal: 12 Credits


These classes, as well as classes designated with asterisk (*) above, must be completed before continuing in the preferred concentration.

Major Requirements - BA in Theatre - Design /Technology Concentration - Subtotal: 75 Credits


Electives - Credits: 5-8


Major Requirements - BA in Theatre - Stage and Screen Acting Concentration - Subtotal: 78 Credits


Electives - Credits: 5-7


Major Requirements - BA in Theatre - Theatre Studies Concentration - Subtotal: 51 Credits


Electives - Credits: 16-17


Total Credits: 120


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