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Course Requirements


Four-Year Plan

The Theatre Arts Program offers specific tracks of study comprised of 11 courses per major. All majors are required to take a core of eight courses (below). The remaining three courses can be selected to create an emphasis in secondary education endorsement in theatre arts, theatre arts management, performing arts or at large for a general major.

Note that students typically take four courses per semester for a total of eight each year. Check the Coe catalog to review all of your options.

All theatre majors take a core of eight courses including:

  • Acting I
  • Design for the Stage 
  • Directing I
  • History of Theatre I & II
  • Technical Production I
  • Technical Production Lab (4 for .25 credit)
  • Senior Seminar

Students may take another three elective theatre courses for a general major, or, select an emphasis in secondary education endorsement in theatre arts, theatre arts management or performing arts.