Theatre - Production (Bachelor of Arts)

A Bachelor of Arts in Theatre requires a minimum of 120 semester hours.  All students majoring in Theatre must complete forty-five (45) hours of theatre courses, including the core classes: 

Course Title Credits
Core Courses
THR 242Introduction to the Theatre3
THR 246Acting Fundamentals3
THR 250Student's Theatre 12
THR 280Play Analysis3
THR 284Stage Crafts3
THR 349Theatre Practicum 12
THR 361Theatre History I (WI)3
THR 362Theatre History II3
THR 490Senior Practicum (WI)2
Twelve hours within the concentration12
Nine hours of 300+ level Theatre electives9
Total Hours45

1 These one-hour courses must be taken twice to satisfy the requirement.

The Production concentration consists of twelve (12) hours in addition to the theatre core classes and electives:

Course Title Credits
Production Concentration
THR 285Elements of Design3
Select nine hours of electives from the following or other approved production electives9
Scenic Design I
Costume Design I
Puppetry
Stage Carpentry
Stage Lighting
Stage Makeup I
Sound Design and Production
Costume Techniques
Total Hours12

In addition to courses noted below, candidates for graduation must successfully complete all JSU Academic Regulations. More information about general education requirements can be found in the Summary of Degrees/Requirements section of the catalog.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHours
EH Composition sequence 3
MS 110 Finite Mathematics (or higher ) 3
History sequence 3
THR 242 Introduction to the Theatre 3
THR 250 Student's Theatre 1
THR 284 Stage Crafts 3
SSC 101 First Year Experience 0
 Hours16
Spring
EH Composition sequence 3
History sequence 3
CS 201 Introduction to Information Technology 3
THR 246 Acting Fundamentals 3
THR 280 Play Analysis 3
 Hours15
Sophomore
Fall
Literature 3
EH 141 Speech 3
Natural Science 4
THR 250 Student's Theatre 1
THR 285 Elements of Design 3
 Hours14
Spring
Literature 3
Natural Science 4
Social/Behavioral Science 3
Production or THR 300+ Elective 6
 Hours16
Junior
Fall
THR 349 Theatre Practicum 1
THR 361 Theatre History I (WI) 3
Production or THR 300+ Elective 3
Minor/Electives 7
 Hours14
Spring
Social/Behavioral Science 3
THR 362 Theatre History II 3
Production or THR 300+ Elective 3
Minor/Electives 6
 Hours15
Senior
Fall
Social/Behavioral Science 3
THR 349 Theatre Practicum 1
Production or THR 300+ Electives 6
Minor/ Electives 6
 Hours16
Spring
THR 490 Senior Practicum (WI) 2
Production or THR 300+ Elective 6
Minor/ Electives 6
 Hours14
 Total Hours120

Thirty-six hours must be 300+.