BA with Major in Theatre - Production

All Production majors must complete the following:

Arts Core (30h)

The Arts Core is a series of requirements common to all students pursuing degrees in the Faculty of Arts. We encourage completion of as many of these as possible in the first year:
•    6 hours of English from ENGL 1406 or ENGL 1413 & 1423
•    6 hours in a single language other than English: French, German, Greek, Latin, or Spanish
•    6 hours of Social Science: Economics, Politics, Sociology, or Women's and Gender Studies*
•    6 hours of Humanities: Art, Classics, Comparative Religion, History, Philosophy, Music, Women's and Gender Studies* (NB. studio classes in Art and Music do not fulfil this requirement)
•    6 hours of Science: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science, Engineering, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, Math and Stats, Nutrition, Physics, or Psychology

*Only 6h of WGST may be counted for the Arts Core

Theatre Electives (12h)

Production majors must also select 12h from the following list of Theatre Electives.  Courses in bold are being offered in 2019-20 academic year.

ENGL 2183 Shakespeare 1 3h
ENGL 2193 Shakespeare 2 3h
ENGL 2286 Shakespeare 6h
THEA 2803 Topics in Film 3h
THEA 2813 Advanced Topics in Film 3h
THEA 2823/2833 Intro to Production 1 or 2 3h
THEA 2883 Theatre History 1 3h
THEA 2893 Theatre History 2 3h
THEA 3133 Playwriting 3h
THEA 3243 Dramaturgy 3h
THEA 3883 Modern Drama: Ibsen - WWII 3h
THEA 3893 Modern Drama: WWII - Present 3h
THEA 3923 Canadian Drama and Film 3h
THEA 3973 Women and Theatre 3h
THEA 4013 Special Topics in Theatre 1 3h
THEA 4023 Special Topics in Theatre 2 3h
THEA 4313 Performed Violence 1 3h
THEA 4323 Performed Violence 2 3h
THEA 4833 Theatre Ideas 1 3h
THEA 4843 Theatre Ideas 2 3h


Multidisciplinary Credits (36h)
Courses in bold are offered in the 2017-18 academic year.
APSC 1073 Introduction to Engineering 3h
APSC 1223 Design 1 (CAD) 3h
ART 2013 Studio 1 3h
ART 2023 Studio 2 3h
ART 2033 Digital Imaging 1 3h
ART 2043 Digital Imaging 2 3h
ART 3013 Painting 1 3h
ART 3023 Painting 2 3h
ART 3033 Art and Identity 1 3h
BUSI 1703 Introduction to Business (+ lab) 3h
BUSI 2413 Introduction to Marketing 3h
CLAS 2013 Greek Art and Architecture 3h
CLAS 2023 Roman Art and Architecture 3h
CLAS 2273 Gods in Classical Myth 3h
CLAS 2283 Heroes in Classical Myth 3h
CREL 3693 Special Topics in Ritual Studies 3h
ENGL 3283 Drama to 1600 3h
ENGL 3293 Renaissance Drama 3h
HIST 2493 Canadian History on Film 3h
HIST 3713 Medieval Europe/Culture 3h
MUSI 1013 Understanding Music/Non Majors 3h
MUSI 1063 Music Theory for Non Majors 3h
MUSI 1253 Music and Society 3h
MUSI 2003 History of Jazz 3h
MUSI 2163 Music & Technology (pre-req) 3h
MUSI 3003 History of Rock Music 3h
MUSI 3713 Improv & the Creative Process 3h
MUSI 4283 Women in Music 3h
PHIL 2103 Aesthetics 3h
POLS 3783 Pop Culture & World Politics 3h
POLS 3943 Politics of the Mass Media 3h
SOCI 2533 Pop Culture & Media (intersession) 3h
SOCI 3553 Sociology of Arts & Artists 3h
THEA 2213 Acting and Performance 1 3h
THEA 2753 Theatre Voice & Speech 1 3h
THEA 2763 Theatre Voice & Speech 2 3h
THEA 2853 Theatre Movement 1 3h
WGST 3123 Feminism & Pop Culture 3h


Production Credits (6h)

In addition to their courses, Production majors must acquire at least 6h and no more than 12h of Production Credits by participating in one or both of the company’s annual productions.  You do not register for these courses, you will be assigned one or two credits by the Director or the Technical Director.

General electives

Plus electives to equal 120h