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Major Requirements

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Major Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First YearHours
THE 212 INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE STUDIES 4
THE 210 SCRIPT ANALYSIS 4
THE 268 INTRODUCTION TO THE PRODUCTION PROCESS 4
THE 291 PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP I 4
THE 214 ETHICAL DECISION MAKING N THE THEATRE 4
History of Dramatic Literature Sequence (Arts and Literature Requirement):  
THE 204 HISTORY OF DRAMATIC LITERATURE 4
THE 205 HISTORY OF DRAMATIC LITERATURE 4
THE 206 HISTORY OF DRAMATIC LITERATURE 4
Three Quarters of Theatre Crew 6
TEC 107
THEATRE CREW (three quarters)  
Second Year
THE 324 DRAMATIC THEORY 4
THE 273 THEATRE STUDIES PRODUCTION PRACTICE I 4
THE 141 DESIGN WORKSHOP 4
Dramaturgy Sequence I:  
THE 234 DRAMATURGY I: INTRODUCTION TO DRAMATURGY 4
THE 235 DRAMATURGY I: INTRODUCTION TO PRODUCTION DRAMATURGY 4
THE 236 DRAMATURGY I: TYA AND PLAYWORKS DRAMATURGY 4
English Literature Electives: Select three 300-level English courses chosen in consultation with advisor 12
Third Year
PRF 374 DIRECTING 4
THE 325 DRAMATIC CRITICISM 4
Dramaturgy Sequence II:  
THE 334 DRAMATURGY II: CIVIC DRAMATURGY 4
THE 335 DRAMATURGY II: NEW PLAY DRAMATURGY 4
THE 336 DRAMATURGY II : DIY DRAMATURGY 4
Production Practice: Select two of the following: 8
THE 371
THEATRE STUDIES PRODUCTION PRACTICE II  
THE 372
THEATRE STUDIES PRODUCTION PRACTICE II  
THE 373
THEATRE STUDIES PRODUCTION PRACTICE II  
Dramatic Literature Electives: select three courses in consultation with advisor 12
THE 310 WRITING ABOUT THE ARTS 4
Fourth Year
Survey of the Arts for Theatre Sequence:  
THE 381 SURVEY OF THE ARTS FOR THEATRE 4
THE 382 SURVEY OF THE ARTS FOR THEATRE 4
Capstone Sequence:  
THE 408 CAPSTONE:PREPARING FOR THE PROFESSION 4
THE 410 THEATRE STUDIES CAPSTONE 2
THE 412 PORTFOLIO PREPARATION 4
Production Practice:  
THE 471 THEATRE STUDIES PRODUCTION PRACTICE III 4
THE 472 THEATRE STUDIES PRODUCTION PRACTICE III 4
THE 490 THEATRE STUDIES INTERNSHIP 2-12

Additional Courses 

In the third and fourth years, Dramaturgy/Criticism majors must also take

  • PHL 381
  • PHL 382 These courses are offered alternately every other spring quarter.

It is also strongly suggested that students take the following 

  • Three quarters of language

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

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