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College of the Arts

Undergraduate Degree Roadmaps

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Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts (THEABA01)

Five Year Plan - 120 Units Required

- Options in Performance: Acting (THEABA02) and Option in Technical Theatre: Scenery/Costume/Lighting Design (THEABA03) follow same general roadmaps for the Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts.  Consult the approriate advisor for detailed information.

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2
University 100
Composition or Oral Communication
GE Math or other GE class
THEA 114A Fundamentals of Acting
THEA 142 Elementary Stagecraft
THEA 140A Activity crew
1
3
3/4
3
3
(1)
Oral Communication or Composition
GE Math or other GE class
THEA 148 Stage Lighting
THEA 140B Activity crew
Theatre option required lower division
3
3/4
3
1
3
Total Units
13-15
Total Units
12-13
Semester 3
Semester 4

Critical Thinking
THEA 144 Stage Makeup
THEA 146 Cstume Crafts
THEA 240A/B Activity Crew
GE Class or  Elective

3
3
3
1
3
GE Class
GE Class
THEA 101 Script Analysis
Theatre option required lower division
3
3
3
3
Total Units
13
Total Units
12
Semester 5
Semester 6
GE Class
GE Class
Theatre option required upper division
Theatre option required upper division
3
3
3
3
GE class or elective
GE Class
THEA 324I Theatre Today (GE Capstone)
THEA Option Elective
3
3
3
3
Total Units
12
Total Units
12
Semester 7
Semester 8
GE Capstone course
THEA 321 Theatre History
THEA 452 Writing for the Theatre
GE Class
3
3
3
3
GE Capstone/THEA 425I Thea and Cinema
THEA 322 Theatre History
THEA or GE  Elective
GE class or elective
3
3
3
3
Total Units
12
Total Units
12
Semester 9
Semester 10
THEA 476 Theatre Management
THEA Option Elective
THEA Option Elective
GE class
3
3
3
3
THEA 426 Dramatic Theory
GE class or elective
THEA Option Elective
THEA Option Elective
3
3
3
3
Total Units
12
Total Units
12