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Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts

If theatre is your passion, why not major in it?  

We stress hands-on learning supported by a solid foundation in theory and history.  Because so many people in theatre want to do it all, we include a bit of everything in our core program and offer two emphases for your major: Performance or Design & Technology.

Theatre and Film Core

Story Through Word & Image 
Theatre & Film Aesthetics
Critical Analysis Stage & Film
Senior Seminar
Theatre Arts Major
Production Techniques 
Theatre History I 
Theatre History II 
Directing/Performance Workshop 
Pre-production, Production and Performance Practicums
One of the following:  Scenic Design & Art Direction; Lighting  Design Stage &  Screen ;  or Costume Design Stage & Screen 

Performance Emphasis:

12 units from the following:

Movement/Voice for Performers 
Acting Styles 
Adv. Studies in Acting 
Special Topics in Theatre Arts
(Topics in Performance Studies as available.)



Design & Technology Emphasis:

12 units from the following:
Scenic Design & Art Direction 
Lighting Design Stage & Screen 
Costume Design Stage & Screen 
Scene Design Technology
Lighting Design Technology 
Costume Design Technology 
Special Topics in Theatre Arts 
(Topics in Design & Technology as available.)
See HSU Catalog for Details  
You don’t have to major in something else just to be practical.   A Theatre Arts degree at HSU will give what you need for jobs, a career and the art you love.