Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 60

Required Courses:

THTR 5392The Business of the Business in Theater2
THTR 5804Dramaturgy2
THTR 5871Playwriting I1
THTR 5872Playwriting II2
THTR 5873Adaptation1
THTR 5874Docudrama3
THTR 8001Seminar in Dramatic Literature2
THTR 8002Seminar in Dramatic Literature2
THTR 8881Playwriting III2
THTR 8882Playwriting IV2
THTR 8883Teaching Playwriting3
THTR 8985Teach in Higher Education3
THTR 9882Projects in Playwriting (5 terms)10
THTR 9991Research2
THTR 9995Thesis8
Select one Design Area course from the following or a general elective: 13
THTR 5613
History of Decor
THTR 5625
History of Fashion
THTR 5741
Design for TV and Film
THTR 8511
Lighting Design II
THTR 8611
Costume Design II
THTR 8711
Scene Design II
General Elective
General Electives 212
Total Credit Hours60

Consult with the program director in choosing an elective if a Design Area course is not selected.


Consult with the program director to ensure selection of appropriate electives.

Additional Requirement:
Reviews are held after each term. Each review considers all work done, progress made, and future plans.

Culminating Event:
A full-length play is required.