Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Major in Theatre

Minimum required: 120 semester credit hours

General Requirements

  1. The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.
  2. In addition to the general education core curriculum requirements, the Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) requires three additional hours of English literature, three hours of math/science/logic/computer science courses, six hours of 2000-level modern language courses and a minor.
  3. Majors must select a minor from the approved list of Undergraduate Minors.
  4. Students must complete a minimum of 35 hours in Theatre courses, with six additional hours strongly recommended. A minimum of 12 Theatre hours must be advanced.
  5. Elective hours may be needed to reach the minimum number of hours for the degree.
  6. All Theatre majors are encouraged to participate in theatre production activities each semester, and B.A. students must enroll in TH 2111 a minimum of two semesters.
  7. The minimum number of hours required for this degree program is 120. The number of free elective hours a student will complete depends on the number of hours a student may need to achieve the required 120 total or 36 advanced hours.

Course Requirements 

FreshmanHours
TH 13503
TH 13543
TH 13643
TH 13653
TH 21111
US 11001
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010)3
ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010)3
COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091)3
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3
 32
SophomoreHours
TH 21111
TH 23303
TH Elective3
Mathematics Component Code 0203
HIST 1310 (American History Component Code 060)3
HIST 1320 (American History Component Code 060)3
Social & Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803
ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3
PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy & Culture Component Code 040)3
Modern Language 14104
Modern Language 14204
 33
JuniorHours
TH 33203
TH 33213
TH 3344 or 33463
Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 0306
Minor9
Modern Language 23103
Modern Language 23203
 30
SeniorHours
TH 43643
TH Elective3
Minor9
BA ENG Literature3
BA Computer Science, Logic, Mathematics or science3
Electives4
 25
Total Hours: 120