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Requirements

Bachelor of Arts in Dance & Theatre is available with Concentrations in:

Major Requirements for Dance & Theatre

Note: Students pursuing a B.A. in Dance & Theatre must complete a total of 130 credits including a minimum of 90 liberal arts credits. Courses followed by a double asterisk (**) do not receive Liberal Arts credit.

Majors and Minors must receive a grade of C or better in all Dance and Theatre courses. A grade below C in any course for the major places the student in a provisional status within the Department and the student must meet with Department Advisors.

Core Courses (All Students)

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR.

DTH 1000 Creative Process 3
DTH 1001 Acting I 3
DTH 1440 Freshman Project 2
DTH 1500 Stagecraft** 2
DTH 2002 Viewpoints** 2
DTH 2535 Lighting Design I**
DTH 2318 & 2319 Junior Seminar (Fall & Spring) 4
DTH 3XXX Performance Seminars (2) 6
DTH 3320, 3321 Senior Thesis Seminar (Fall & Spring) 6
DTH 3542 Stage Management** 3
DTH 4010 Voice & Speech I 2
DTH 4101 Modern Dance Technique I** 2DTH 4112 or 4129 Yoga** or T'ai Chi** 1
DTH XXXX Improvisation** 2
DTH 4XXX Performance Project 2
DTH 4500 Stage Crew** (3 productions, Pass/Fail) N/C
Attendance at Department Meetings N/C
TOTAL: 42

Dance Concentration

All CORE Courses, plus:

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR.

DTH 2214 Romantic & Classical Traditions in Dance 3
DTH 2216 History of American Dance 3
DTH 2245 Movement Studies or equivalent 3
DTH 2635 Introduction to Dance Therapy I 3
DTH 4102 Modern Dance Technique II** 2
DTH 4103 Modern Dance Technique III** 2
DTH 4120 Composition ** 2
DTH 4420 Choreographers' Workshop** 2
DTH XXXX Dance Electives 3
DTH 4XXX Performance Project/Dance** 2
DTH XXXX Design Elective (Scene Design is a Liberal Arts Course)3
MUH 1007 Listening to Music 3
TOTAL: 31

Total Credits for DANCE CONCENTRATION 73

Theatre Concentration

Core Courses (All Students)

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR.

DTH 1000 Creative Process 3
DTH 1001 Acting I 3
DTH 1440 Freshman Project 2
DTH 1500 Stagecraft** 2
DTH 2002 Viewpoints** 2
DTH 2535 Lighting Design I**2
DTH 2318 & 2319
Junior Seminar (Fall & Spring) 4
DTH 3XXX Performance Seminars (2) 6
DTH 3320, 3321
Senior Thesis Seminar (Fall & Spring) 6
DTH 3542 Stage Management** 3
DTH 4010 Voice & Speech I 2
DTH 4101 Modern Dance Technique I** 2
DTH 4112 or 4129 Yoga** or T'ai Chi** 1
DTH XXXX Improvisation** 2
DTH 4XXX Performance Project 2
DTH 4500 Stage Crew** (3 productions, Pass/Fail) N/C
Attendance at Department Meetings N/C
TOTAL: 42

Theatre Education Concentration

Double major in Dance & Theatre and Theatre Education:135 credits.
Professor Zachary Moore, Advisor

Distribution requirements

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR.

Freshman Writing 3
HIS XXXX History course 3
MATH XXXX Math course 3-4
BIO, CHEM, PHYS Science course 3-4
SPN, FRN, ITL Foreign Language courses (2) 8
LIS Information Retrieval/Library Skills 1
TOTAL: 27-29

Note: English requirement (Shakespeare course) is counted below in the Theatre section

Theatre Education Theatre Requirements

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR.

DTH 1000 Creative Process 3
DTH 1001 Acting I 3
DTH 4101 Modern Dance Technique I** 2
DTH 1440 Freshman Project 2
DTH 1500 Stagecraft** 2
DTH 4002 Acting II 2
DTH 4010, 4012
Voice and Speech I & II 4
DTH 2640 Intro to Drama Therapy 3
DTH 2535 Lighting Design I** 2
DTH 3202, 3203 Survey of Dramatic Lit I & II 6
DTH 2318, 2319 Junior Seminar I & II 4
ENG XXXX Shakespeare (English) 3
DTH 2030 Directing 3
DTH 2530 Concepts in Scene Design 3
DTH 3542 Stage Management** 3
DTH 2650 Theatre for Young Audiences 3
DTH 2665 Shakespeare with Young People 3
DTH 3244 Playwriting 3
DTH 4003 Playing Shakespeare 3
DTH 2540 Costume Design** 3
DTH 1555 Make Up** 1
DTH 4400 Performance Project - Shakespeare 2
DTH 3320 Senior Thesis Seminar Fall 3
DTH 4400 Performance Project 2
DTH 3XXX Performance Seminar 3
DTH 4500 Stage Crew (two semesters)** N/C
Liberal Arts or DTH or other electives 3
TOTAL: 74

Theatre Education Education requirements

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR.

EDU 2000 Fundamentals of Schools and Teaching 3
PSY 2001 Childhood Development 3
PSY 2002 Adolescent Psychology 3
EDU 2010 Educating Learners with Diverse Needs 3
EDU 3367 Methods of Teaching Literacy I 3
EDU 3370 Aesthetic Literacy 3
EDU 3040 Theatre Education: Early Childhood/Childhood 3
EDU 3041 Theatre Education: Grades 7-12 3
EDU 3020 Student Teaching & Seminar: Theatre Education 12
EDU 5260 Seminar on Child Abuse 0
EDU 5373 School Violence Prevention/Intervention 0
TOTAL: 36

DEGREE TOTAL: 137-139

Dance Therapy Concentration with Minor in Psychology

All CORE Courses plus:

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR.

DTH 2214 Romantic & Classical Traditions in Dance 3
DTH 2216 History of American Dance 3
DTH 2245 Movement Studies 3
DTH 3645 Anatomy & Kinesiology 3
DTH 2653 & 3635 Introduction to Dance Therapy I & II 6
DTH 4102 Modern Dance Technique II** 2
DTH 4103 Modern Dance Technique III** 2
DTH 4120 Composition** 2
DTH 4420 Choreographers' Workshop** 2
DTH XXXX Dance Electives (one Liberal Arts course) 5
TOTAL: 31

Total credits for DANCE THERAPY CONCENTRATION 73

Drama Therapy Concentration with Minor in Psychology

All CORE courses minus one Performance Seminar plus:

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR.

DTH 2030 Directing 3
DTH 2316 Playback Theatre Seminar 3
DTH 2530 Concepts in Scene Design 3
DTH 2640 Introduction to Drama Therapy I 3
DTH 2641 Drama Therapy with Children & Adolescents 3
DTH 2642 Drama Therapy with Special Populations 3
DTH 3202 & 3203 Survey of Dramatic Literature I & II 6
DTH 3642 Advanced Studies in Drama Therapy 3
DTH 4002 Acting II : Scene Study 2
DTH 4012 Voice & Speech II 2
ENG XXXX Shakespeare (ENG 2000 or 3000 level) 3
Total 34

TOTAL 73

NOTE: Before graduation, all Majors are strongly encouraged to participate in an internship, intensive or equivalent program under the guidance of Department advisors.

Dance Minor

Students choosing to minor in Dance & Theatre with an emphasis on dance are required to take the following courses:

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR.

DTH 1000 Creative Process 3
DTH 2216 DTH 2214 History of American Dance OR Romantic & Classical Traditions in Dance 3DTH 4101 & 4102
Modern Dance Technique I** & II** or equivalent 4
DTH 2245 DTH 2635 Movement Studies OR Introduction to Dance Therapy 3
DTH 4410 Performance Project 2
DTH XXXX Departmental electives: 1 Liberal Arts course and 3 Technique courses 9
DTH 4500 Stage Crew** (2) N/C

Theatre Minor

Students choosing to minor in Dance & Theatre with an emphasis on theatre are required to take the following courses:

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR.

DTH 1000 Creative Process 3
DTH 1001 Acting I 3DTH 2200 or 2201Survey of Dramatic Literature I or II 3
DTH 3XXX Performance Seminar 3
DTH 4010 Voice & Speech I 2
DTH 4XXX Performance Project** 2
ENG XXXX Shakespeare (ENG 2000 or 3000 level) 3
DTH XXXX Two Departmental electives (including one Liberal Arts course) 5DTH 4500 Stage Crew** (2) N/C