B.A. Theatre

Department website: https://www.isu.edu/theatre/

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.A. in Theatre

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 3 - MATH 1123 Recommended 13
Objective 47
Objective 57
Objective 6 6
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7 - THEA 2251
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits38

“P” courses are equivalent to the original course.

Major Requirements 

THEA 1107Theatre and Dance Showcase (7 semesters)0
THEA 1111Stagecraft3
THEA 1121Script Analysis3
THEA 1131Voice and Diction3
THEA 1191Theatre Production1
THEA 2201Fundamentals of Theatre Design3
THEA 2214Makeup3
THEA 2221Stage Costume Construction3
THEA 2251Fundamentals of Acting (Satisfies General Education Objective 7.)3
THEA 2252Intermediate Acting Scene Study3
THEA 3304Stage Management3
THEA 3391Theatre Production1
THEA 4400Theatre History I3
THEA 4401Theatre History II3
THEA 4455Beginning Stage Direction3
Must take 6 credits or two classes from the following:6
Scene Design
Stage Lighting Design
Stage Costume Design
Choose 13 credits of THEA or DANC electives, including at least 4 upper division credits:13
Oral Interpretation of Literature
Drafting for the Theatre
Theatrical Improvisation
Applied Theatre - Simulation
Stage Dialects
Theatre Movement Workshop
Theatre Voice Workshop
Beginning Costume Materials Workshop
Advanced Costume Materials Workshop
Period Styles
Stage Combat
Practicum Theatre Arts
Independent Research Projects I
Stage Costume History
Special Topics in Acting
Advanced Costume Construction
Scenic Painting
Advanced Makeup
20th Century Theatre
American Theatre History
Pattern Drafting and Draping for Costume
Advanced Pattern Drafting and Draping for Costume
Advanced Scene Design
Advanced Acting Shakespeare
Advanced Acting Audition Techniques
Advanced Acting in Musical Theatre
Advanced Acting Realism
Advanced Stage Direction
Musical Theatre History
Contemporary Theatre
Practicum Theatre Arts II
Independent Research Projects II
Ballet I
Jazz Dance I
Contemporary Dance I
Dance for Musical Theatre
Contemporary Dance II
Tap Dance I
Tap Dance II
Students must earn a 2.5 gpa over all courses required for the major.
A C- grade or higher must be earned for any THEA or DANC course required for the major.
Total Credits57

Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education38
Major Requirements (w/o General Education)54
Upper Division Free Electives13
Free Electives15
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education

Major Academic Plan (MAP)