Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Major in Theatre (Technical Production Emphasis)

Minimum required: 120 semester hours

Admission Requirements

  1.  Admission to the B.F.A. major in Theatre with an emphasis in Technical Production is based on successful completion (with a grade of C or better) in TH 1350 Introduction to Theatrical Design and in TH 2330 Stagecraft and Stage Lighting. Upon successful completion of these two courses, the student will be allowed to enroll in TH 3390 BFA Pre-Professional Apprenticeship I and, in some cases, may be concurrently enrolled in TH 2330 and TH 3390. Students in the program will be evaluated after each semester by Technical Production faculty and staff to assess progress and determine continuation in the program. Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.

General Requirements

  1. This degree program requires admission to the university and admission to the program.  Information about the program admissions can be found at: http://mycatalog.txstate.edu/undergraduate/fine-arts-communication/theatre/#admissionstext
  2. General education core curriculum requirements must be met.
  3. All Theatre majors are encouraged to participate in theatre production activities each semester.
  4. Majors must complete a minimum of 60 hours in Theatre, of which 36 are required.
  5. A grade of "C" or better is required in all Theatre courses.
  6. Majors in this emphasis are encouraged to complete a non-course based internship during the summers after their Sophomore and Junior years.

Course Requirements 

FreshmanHours
TH 13503
TH 23303
TH 13643
TH 21111
ENG 13103
ENG 13203
POSI 23103
POSI 23203
COMM 13103
Mathematics3
Select one of the following:3
 
 
 
 
US 11001
 32
SophomoreHours
Select one of the following:3
 
 
 
TH 33903
TH 43903
TH 33203
TH 33213
TH 4330I3
English Literature3
HIST 13103
HIST 13203
Social and Behavioral Science3
 30
JuniorHours
TH 43913
TH 43923
TH Advanced Technical Production Electives118
Life and Physical Sciences6
 30
SeniorHours
TH 43643
TH 4393 (taken twice)6
TH Advanced Technical Production Electives19
General Electives7
PHIL 1305 or 13203
 28
Total Hours: 120
1

 Non-specified advanced TH classes are chosen in consultation with academic advisor.