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Theatre Studies, A.A.

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Requirements

The AA in Theatre Studies provides students with foundational courses in theatre arts in acting, stagecraft, script and text analysis, and theatre for children and youth.The AA Theatre Studies degree stacks with the BA Theatre Studies degree, which both reflect a liberal arts approach to the study of theatre.It also stacks with the BFA Theatre Design and Production emphasis.

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 (3) (recommended for Humanities or Arts majors)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra (6)  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3)  
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (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 EXSC 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
   Complete 8 credits in the same foreign language   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
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing or Literacies and Composition Across Context 3
HLTH 1100 or EXSC  1097 Personal Health and Wellness or Fitness for Life 2
THEA 1013 Introduction to Theatre (Fine Arts) (majors only section) 3
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
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
MAT 1030 or MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning or Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra 3
THEA 1713 Script and Text Analysis I 3
THEA 2211 Theatre fir 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
  Semester total: 16
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Humanities Distribution See Distribution List 3
American Institutions See GE Core List 3
Biology Distribution See Distribution List 3
Foreign Language Foreign Language (1010) 4
  Semester total: 13
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Physical Science Distribution See Distribution List 3
Soc/Beh Sci Dist See Distribution List 3
Addl. Biology/Phyical Science Distribution See Distribution List 3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
Foreign Language Foreign Language (1020) 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.

Theatre department