Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Major in Theatre (Film Production Concentration)

General Requirements

  1. The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) major in Theatre with a concentration in Film Production requires admission to the university and admission to the program.
  2. 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.
  3. A minimum of 36 advanced hours are required.
  4. All Theatre majors are encouraged to participate in theatre production activities each semester.
  5. Students in the program are always on probation; their work and progress are formally evaluated by faculty annually. Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.
FreshmanHours
TH 23553
TH 13503
TH 13643
TH 13533
TH 21111
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010)3
ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010)3
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091)3
US 11001
 29
SophomoreHours
TH 33583
TH 43423
TH 43433
TH 43683
Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 0303
HIST 1310 (American History Component Code 060)3
HIST 1320 (American History Component Code 060)3
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3
Mathematics Component Code 0203
ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3
 30
JuniorHours
TH 33203
TH 33213
TH 43633
TH 33753
TH 33593
TH 43643
TH Film Production Electives3
Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 0303
PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy & Culture Component Code 040)3
Social & Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803
 30
SeniorHours
TH 43733
TH 43403
TH 43413
TH Film Production Electives15
Electives7
 31
Total Hours: 120

TH Film Production Electives

TH 1365Intermediate Acting3
TH 3337Sound Design & Technology I3
TH 3338Stage Lighting3
TH 3342Television/Film Performance3
TH 3343Stage Makeup3
TH 3344Costume Stagecraft3
TH 3355Playwriting3
TH 3360Beginning Stage Combat3
TH 3364Acting Realism3
TH 4304Web Series Creation3
TH 4305Advanced Web Series Creation3
TH 4329Television Writing3
TH 4330YFilm Lighting3
TH 4333Television Writing II3
TH 4337Sound Design & Technology II3
TH 4338Lighting Design3
TH 4354Special Effects Makeup3
TH 4358Drama and Adaptation3
TH 4365Directing II3
TH 4375Advanced Playwriting3