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Typical Sequence of Courses

B.A. in Theatre Arts (129 credits)

The B.A. student must complete a program of directed study that includes 12 credits of Foundation Courses (THA 4, 5 Tech Theatre and THA 21, 22 Basic Acting), 12 credits of History/Literature (THA 1D Intro to Drama, THA 41, 42 Theatre History, THA 43 Shakespeare in Performance) 3 credits of Production Lab and 9 credits of departmental electives. This results in a total of 36 departmental core credits.

All B.A. students in Theatre Arts are required to complete one production contract for each semester in full-time residence. Additionally, B.A. majors are required to take the 47 credit Liberal Arts Core, and 43 elective credits. The B.A. program can accommodate students interested in double majors in other programs at C.W. Post. All B.A. candidates must complete a minimum of 96 credits in the Liberal Arts. Audition and interview required.

Freshman Year

Courses Credits
Theatre 101 Introduction to Drama 3
Theatre 104 Technical Theatre Practices 3
Theatre 105 Survey of Technical Theatre 3
Theatre 204A, 205A Department Contracts 0
Theatre 121, 122 Basic Acting
6
Theatre 151 Prof. Skills/Suzuki 3
Production Laboratory 1
Total 19

Sophomore Year

Courses Credits
Theatre elective 3
Theatre 141 Theatre History (Classical) 3
Production Laboratory 1
2 Department Contracts 0
Total 7

Junior Year

Courses Credits
Theatre 143 Shakespeare in Performance 3
Theatre 142 Theatre History (Modern) 3
Production Laboratory 1
2 Department Contracts 0
Total 7

Senior Year

Courses Credits
Six credits of electives (may include Theatre, Dance or Film) 6
2 Department Contracts 0
Liberal Arts Core Requirement 39
Liberal Arts Core electives 43
Total 88

Total credits 129