Four-Year Plan

THEATRE
Bachelor of Arts
2014-2015 Catalog Year

Download the 2014-2015 Four Year Plan - Acting Concentration

Download the 2014-2015 Four Year Plan - Design/Technical Theatre Concentration

This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Theatre (Acting Concentration) Bachelor of Arts

Fall Spring
YEAR I
MTH1010: Foundations of Algebra, MTH1100: College Algebra, MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, or Elective 4 MTH1010: Foundations of Algebra, MTH1100: College Algebra, MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, or Elective 4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4 ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4
THE 1300: Acting I 4 THE 2300: Acting II 4
Elective 4 Elective 4




Total Semester Hours    16        
Total Semester Hours    16         
YEAR II
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4
THE 1500: Stagecraft 1 4 THE 2510: Design for the Stage 4
THE 2210: Play Analysis 4 THE 2310: Voice and Movement 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours    16 Total Semester Hours    16
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4 IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective  4
THE 3600: History of Theatre: Antiquity to Renaissance 4 THE 3610: History of Theatre: Restoration to Present 4
THE 3300: Acting III 4 THE 3310: Directing 4
Elective 4 Elective 4




Total Semester Hours    16 Total Semester Hours    16
YEAR IV
THE 4900: Senior Capstone Preparation 1 THE 4990: Senior Capstone 3
THE 4300: Acting IV (optional elective) 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours    13 Total Semester Hours    15

Major Notes

  • Courses listed in bold are required courses.

Theatre (Design/Technical Theatre Concentration) Bachelor of Arts

Fall Spring
YEAR I
MTH1010: Foundations of Algebra, MTH1100: College Algebra, MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, or Elective 4 MTH1010: Foundations of Algebra, MTH1100: College Algebra, MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, or Elective 4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4 ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4
THE 1500: Stagecraft I 4 THE 1300: Acting I 4
Elective 4 Elective 4



Total Semester Hours    16            
Total Semester Hours    16             
YEAR II
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4
ART 2100: Introduction to Drawing 4 THE 2510: Design for the Stage 4
THE 2210: Play Analysis 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours    16 Total Semester Hours    16
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4 IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective  4
THE 2500: Stagecraft II OR THE 3500: Scenic Design OR THE 3520: Costume Design OR THE 3525: Lighting Design OR THE 3550: Stage Management 4 THE 3310: Directing 4
THE 3600: History to Theatre: Antiquity to Renaissance 4 THE 3610: History to Theatre: Restoration to Present 4
Elective 4 Elective 4



Total Semester Hours    16 Total Semester Hours    16
YEAR IV
THE 4900: Senior Capstone Preparation 1 THE 4990: Senior Capstone 3
THE 4500: Advanced Study in Design or Technical Theatre 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours    13                  
Total Semester Hours    15                  

Major Notes

  • Courses listed in bold are required courses.

General Notes

  • Student must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • The last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at AU, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.

If you have questions about this major, contact Caley Thanepohn in the Crouse Center for Student Success at 630-844-6870.