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Theatre Arts, A.S.

Requirements

The AA and AS in Theatre Arts provide students with basic training in theatre arts. The department offers associate degree students beginning courses in acting, stagecraft, script and text analysis, theatre for children and youth, theatrical design, and directing.

Total Program Credits: 60

General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010   Introduction to Academic Writing 3
 or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Context (5)  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete one of the following: 3
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (recommended for Humanities or Arts majors) (3)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning (6)  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST  2700 US History to 1877 (3)  
and HIST  2710 US History since 1877 (3)  
  HIST  1700 American Civilization (3)  
  HIST  1740 US Economic History (3)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3)  
Complete the following:  
  PHIL  2050 Ethics and Values (3) 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2) 2
or PES  1097 Fitness for Life (2)  
Distribution Courses:  
   Biology - Choose from Distribution List 3
   Physical Science - Choose from Distribution List 3
   Additional Biology or Physical Science - Choose from Distribution List 3
   Humanities - Choose from Distribution List 3
  THEA 1013 Introduction to Theatre WE (3) 3
   Social/Behavioral Science - Choose from Distribution List 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 17 Credits
Complete the following:  
  THEA 1033 Acting I 3
  THEA 1513 Stagecraft I 2
  THEA 1514 Stagecraft I Lab 1
  THEA 159R Production Practicum for Stage and Screen I 1
  THEA 1713 Script and Text Analysis I 3
  THEA 2211 Theatre for Children and Youth 3
  THEA 2513 Introduction to Design for Stage and Screen 3
  THEA 2514 Introduction to Design for Stage and Screen Lab 1
Elective Requirements: 8 Credits
   Select any THEA course(s) 1000 level or higher for a total of 8 credits 8

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.5 (C+) or above. (Departments may require a higher GPA.)
  3. Residency hours-- minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
THEA 1033 Acting I (major's section only) 3
THEA 1513 Stagecraft I 2
THEA 1514 Stagecraft I Lab 1
THEA 1013 Introduction to Theatre WE (Fine Arts) (majors only section) 3
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing or  Literacies and Composition Across Context 3
HLTH 1100 or  PES 1097 Personal Health and Wellness or Fitness for Life 2
THEA 159R Production Practicum for Stage and Screen I 1
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
THEA 1713 Script and Text Analysis I 3
THEA 2513 Introduction to Design for Stage and Screen 3
THEA 2514 Introduction to Design for Stage and Screen Lab 1
Soc/Beh Sci Dist See Distribution List 3
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
GE MATH See GE Core List 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Hum Dist See Distribution List 3
American Institutions See GE Core List 3
Biology Dist. See Distribution List 3
Elective General Elective 4
  Semester total: 13
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
THEA 2211 Theatre for Children and Youth 3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
Phys Sci Dist See Distribution List 3
Addl. Bio/Phy Sci Dist. See Distribution List 3
Elective General Elective 4
  Semester total: 16
  Degree total: 60

Department

Theatrical Arts for Stage and Screen

The Theatre department is in the School of the Arts. To find the most up-to-date information from the Theatre department, visit their website.

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