Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A) Major in Theatre (Performance and Production Pre-Professional Concentration)

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. A minimum of 36 advanced hours are required.
  3. All Theatre students are encouraged to participate in theatre production activities each semester.

Course Requirements

FreshmanHours
TH 13503
TH 13643
TH 13533
TH 23553
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 2330 or 33443
TH 3367 or 43243
TH Performance and Production Electives9
American History Component Code 0606
Mathematics Component Code 0203
Creative Arts Component Code 0503
ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3
 30
JuniorHours
TH 33203
TH 33213
TH 43643
TH Performance and Production Electives9
Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 0306
PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 040)3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803
 30
SeniorHours
TH Performance and Production Electives9
TH/DAN Advanced Electives12
Electives10
 31
Total Hours: 120

DAN/TH Performance and Production Electives

DAN 1160Beginning Jazz1
DAN 2160Introduction to Hip Hop Dance1
DAN 2161Intermediate Jazz1
TH 1340Voice and Diction3
TH 1354Movement I3
TH 1355Movement II3
TH 1365Intermediate Acting3
TH 2330Stagecraft and Stage Lighting3
TH 2354Characterization3
TH 3337Sound Technology 3
TH 3338Stage Lighting3
TH 3342Television/Film Performance3
TH 3344Costume Stagecraft3
TH 3346Historical Costume Research3
TH 3355Playwriting3
TH 3358Screenwriting3
TH 3359Advanced Screenwriting3
TH 3360Beginning Stage Combat3
TH 3361Improvisation for the Actor3
TH 3364Acting Realism3
TH 3365Acting Styles3
TH 3367Theory and Analysis3
TH 4304Web Series Creation3
TH 4305Advanced Web Series Creation3
TH 4324Shakespeare: Text and Context3
TH 4329Television Writing3
TH 4333Television Writing II3
TH 4334Stage Management3
TH 4340Business of Film3
TH 4341Short Film Development3
TH 4342Film Editing3
TH 4343Film Producing3
TH 4345Costume Design3
TH 4357Scene Design3
TH 4358Drama and Adaptation3
TH 4363Directing For Film3
TH 4365Directing II3
TH 4368Cinematography3
TH 4375Advanced Playwriting3