Major Academic Plan for B.A. in Theatre

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs. Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GEF, S, SuAppropriate placement score 
GE Objective 3 3  GE   
GE Objective 7: THEA 2251 3 C-GEF, S  
THEA 1107 Theatre and Dance Showcase 0 S F, S  
THEA 1111 Stagecraft 3 C- F  
THEA 1191 Theatre Production 1 C- F, S  
THEA 2214 Makeup 2 C- F  
Semester Total15
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 C-GEF, S, SuENGL 1101 or equivalent 
DANC 1141 Dance for Musical Theatre 2   S  
THEA 1107 Theatre and Dance Showcase 0 S F, S  
THEA 1121 Script Analysis 3 C- S  
THEA 2221 Stage Costume Construction 3 C- S  
THEA 2252 Intermediate Acting Scene Study 3 C- STHEA 1151 
THEATRE Electives 1      
Semester Total15
Third Semester
GE Objective 2 3  GE   
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
THEA 1107 Theatre and Dance Showcase 0 S F, S  
THEA 1131 Voice and Diction 2 C- F  
Select 2 credits from the following courses: 2 C- F, S  
DAAC 1140 Tap Dance I
or DAAC 1141 Tap Dance II
or DANC 1100 Ballet I
or DANC 1120 Jazz Dance I
or DANC 1130 Modern Dance I
or DANC 1141 Dance for Musical Theatre
or DANC 2230 Modern Dance II
     F, S  
THEATRE Electives 5 C-    
Semester Total15
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 5: Lecture & Lab 4  GE   
THEA 1107 Theatre and Dance Showcase 0 S F, S  
THEA 2201 Fundamentals of Theatre Design 3 C- S  
THEA 3304 Stage Management 2 C-UMS  
THEATRE Electives 2 C-    
Free Electives 4      
Semester Total15
Fifth Semester
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
THEA 1107 Theatre and Dance Showcase 0 S F, S  
THEA 3391 Theatre Production 1 C-UMF, S  
THEA 4400 Theatre Background I 3 C-UMAF  
THEA 4455 Beginning Stage Direction 3 C-UMFTHEA 1111, THEA 2251, THEA 2252 
THEA Upper Division Electives 3 C-UM   
THEATRE Electives 2      
Semester Total15
Sixth Semester
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 9 3  GE   
THEA 1107 Theatre and Dance Showcase 0 S F, S  
THEA Upper Division Electives 1 C-UM   
THEATRE Electives 5 C-    
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Seventh Semester
GE Objective 5 3  GE   
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
THEA 1107 Theatre and Dance Showcase 0 S F, S  
THEATRE Electives 2      
Free Electives 7      
Semester Total15
Eighth Semester
THEA 4401 Theatre Background II 3 C-UMAS  
Free Electives 12      
Semester Total15
Total120
MAP Credit SummaryCredits
Major57
General Education37
Electives to reach 120 credits26
Total120