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 Core (18h)

Production majors must also select 18h from the following list of Theatre Requirements.

THEA 1483 Introduction to Theatre 3h
THEA 2823 Introduction to Production 1 3h
THEA 2833 Intro to Production 2 3h
Plus one of THEA 2883 Theatre Histories 1 or 3h
  THEA 2893 Theatre Histories 2 3h
Plus one of THEA 3883 Modern Drama:  Ibsen - WWII or 3h
  THEA 3893 Modern Drama: WWII - Present 3h
Plus one of THEA 4833 Theatre Ideas 1 3h
  THEA 4843 Theatre Ideas 2 3h


Production Core (9h)

Production majors must also select 9h from the following list of Theatre Requirements.

APSC 1223 Design 1 (CAD) 3h
Plus one of: ART 2013, 2023, 3013, or 3023 3h
Plus one of: THEA 2213 Acting 1 or THEA 2853 Theatre Movement 1 3h


Multidisciplinary Credits (27h)
*ART 2013 Studio 1 3h
*ART 2023 Studio 2 3h
*ART 3013 Painting 1 3h
*ART 3023 Painting 2 3h
BUSI 1703 Introduction to Business (+ lab) 3h
BUSI 2413 Introduction to Marketing 3h
ENGL 2286 Shakespeare 3h
ENGL 3293 Renaissance Drama 3h
MUSI 1013 Understanding Music/Non Majors 3h
MUSI 1033 Reading and Writing Music 1 3h
MUSI 1063 Music Theory for Non Majors 3h
MUSI 1253 Music and Society 3h
PHYS 1053 General Physics 1 3h
POLS 3783 Pop Culture & World Politics 3h
SOCI 2533 Pop Culture & Media (intersession) 3h
THEA 2213 Acting and Performance 1 3h
THEA 2223 Acting and Performance 2 3h
THEA 2753 Theatre Voice & Speech 1 3h
THEA 2803 Topics in Film 3h
THEA 2853 Theatre Movement 1 3h
THEA 2863 Theatre Movement 2 3h
THEA 3133 Playwriting 3h
THEA 3243 Dramaturgy 3h
THEA 3863 Dance in History and Culture 3h
THEA 3973 Women and Theatre 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