Four-Year Plan

THEATRE
Bachelor of Arts
2013-2014 Catalog Year

Download the 2013-2014 Four Year Plan

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.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
ENG1000: Introduction to Academic Writing 4 IDS1600: Culture, Diversity, & Expression 4
MTH1100: College Algebra OR MTH 1110: Contemporary Mathematics 3 THE2300: Acting II 3
THE1300: Acting I 3 General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4 General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4
Elective 3
THE2900: Theatre Production 1
Total Semester Hours    16-17          Total Semester Hours    14-16         
YEAR II
ENG2010: Composition II 4 IDS2000: Wellness & Social Responsibility 4
THE1500: Stagecraft I 3 THE2510: Design for the Stage 3
THE2210: Play Analytics 3 THE2310: Voice and Movement 3
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4 THE2900: Theatre Production 1
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4
Total Semester Hours    13-15 Total Semester Hours    13-14
YEAR III
3000/4000 Level General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4 THE 3610 WI: History of Theatre: Restoration to Present
3
THE3600WI: History of Theatre: Antiquity to Renaissance 3 THE 3310: Directing
3
THE3300: Acting III 3 Elective 3-4
THE2900: Theatre Production 1 Elective 3-4
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4
Total Semester Hours    13-15 Total Semester Hours    13-15
YEAR IV
THE 4990: Senior Capstone Project 1 THE 4990: Senior Capstone Project 3
THE2900: Theatre Production 1 Elective 3-4
THE4300: Acting IV (optional elective) 3 Elective 3-4
Elective 3-4 Elective 3-4
Elective 3-4 Elective 3-4
Total Semester Hours    15-17 Total Semester Hours    15-17

Notes

  • Students must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • Last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at Aurora University, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
  • WI indicates the required 3000-level Writing Intensive course for the major.
  • General Education abbreviations:
    • KO = Knowing Ourselves and Others A and B
    • ONW = Our Natural World
    • AP = Aesthetic and Philosophical Expression A and B
  • A total of 38 semester hours are required to complete the Theatre major.
  • bolded courses are required in the major

If you have questions about this major, contact Kidada Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.

 

THEATRE (ACTING CONCENTRATION)
Bachelor of Arts
2013-2014 Catalog Year

Download the 2013-2014 Four Year Plan - Theatre (Acting Concentration)

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.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
ENG1000: Introduction to Academic Writing 4 IDS1600: Culture, Diversity, & Expression 4
MTH1100: College Algebra OR MTH 1110: Contemporary Mathematics 3 THE2300: Acting II 3
THE1300: Acting I 3 General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4 General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4
Elective 3
THE2900: Theatre Production 1
Total Semester Hours    16-17          Total Semester Hours    14-16         
YEAR II
ENG2010: Composition II 4 IDS2000: Wellness & Social Responsibility 4
THE1500: Stagecraft I 3 THE2510: Design for the Stage 3
THE2210: Play Analytics 3 THE2310: Voice and Movement 3
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4 THE2900: Theatre Production 1
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4
Total Semester Hours    13-15 Total Semester Hours    13-14
YEAR III
3000/4000 Level General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4 THE3610WI: History of Theatre: Restoration to Present  3
THE3600WI: History of Theatre: Antiquity to Renaissance 3 THE3310: Directing 4
THE3300: Acting III 3 Elective
3-4
THE2900: Theatre Production 1 Elective 3-4
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4

Total Semester Hours    13-15 Total Semester Hours    13-15
YEAR IV
THE 4990: Senior Capstone Project 1 THE 4990: Senior Capstone Project 3
THE2900: Theatre Production 1 Elective 3-4
THE4300: Acting IV (optional elective) 3 Elective 3-4
Elective 3-4 Elective 3-4
Elective 3-4 Elective 3-4
Total Semester Hours    15-17 Total Semester Hours    15-17

Notes

  • Students must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • Last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at Aurora University, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
  • WI indicates the required 3000-level Writing Intensive course for the major.
  • General Education abbreviations:
    • KO = Knowing Ourselves and Others A and B
    • ONW = Our Natural World
    • AP = Aesthetic and Philosophical Expression A and B
  • A total of 38 semester hours are required to complete the Theatre major.
  • bolded courses are required in the major

If you have questions about this major, contact Kidada Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.

 

THEATRE (DESIGN/TECHINCAL THEATRE CONCENTRATION)
Bachelor of Arts
2013-2014 Catalog Year

Download the 2013-2014 Four Year Plan - Theatre (Design/Technical Theatre Concentration)

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.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
ENG1000: Introduction to Academic Writing 4 IDS1600: Culture, Diversity, & Expression 4
MTH1100: College Algebra OR MTH 1110: Contemporary Mathematics 3 THE2300: Acting I 3
THE1500: Stagecraft I 3 General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4 General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4
Elective 3
THE2900: Theatre Production 1
Total Semester Hours    16-17              Total Semester Hours    14-16             
YEAR II
ENG2010: Composition II 4 IDS2000: Wellness & Social Responsibility 4
ART2100: Introduction to Drawing 3 THE2510: Design for the Stage 3
THE2210: Play Analytics 3 THE2900: Theatre Production
1
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4 General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP)
3-4
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4
Total Semester Hours    13-14 Total Semester Hours    14-16
YEAR III
3000/4000 Level General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4 THE3610WI: History of Theatre: Restoration to Present  3
THE3600WI: History of Theatre: Antiquity to Renaissance 3 THE3210: Directing 4
THE2250: Stagecraft II or THE3500: Scenic Design or THE3520: Costume Design or THE3525: Lighting Design or THE3550: Stage Management 3 Elective
3-4
THE2900: Theatre Production 1 Elective 3-4
General Education Course (KO, ONW, AP) 3-4 Elective 3-4
Total Semester Hours    13-15 Total Semester Hours    13-15
YEAR IV
THE 4990: Senior Capstone Project 1 THE 4990: Senior Capstone Project 3
THE2900: Theatre Production 1 Elective 3-4
THE45XX: Advanced Study in Design or Technical Theatre 3 Elective 3-4
Elective 3-4 Elective 3-4
Elective 3-4 Elective 3-4
Total Semester Hours    14-17                    Total Semester Hours    15-17                   

Notes

  • Students must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • Last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at Aurora University, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
  • WI indicates the required 3000-level Writing Intensive course for the major.
  • General Education abbreviations:
    • KO = Knowing Ourselves and Others A and B
    • ONW = Our Natural World
    • AP = Aesthetic and Philosophical Expression A and B
  • A total of 38 semester hours are required to complete the Theatre major.
  • bolded courses are required in the major

If you have questions about this major, contact Kidada Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.