Concentration - Applied Arts - Theatre Arts
An Applied Arts concentration is a combination of the theoretical and technical mastery
of a subject with an emphasis on application. Requirements for some specific concentrations
in Applied Arts are detailed below. Other areas such as dance, cinema, interior design,
and architectural design may also be proposed. A concentration in applied arts entails
more than performance ability and experience. It also attests to a student's understanding
of the art performed, both technically and contextually; the ability to engage in
informed discourse about content, style, and meaning; and the insight necessary to
devise independent and effective interpretations of the art through applied activities.
This concentration requires a minimum of 36 credits. This concentration requires a
minimum of 36 credits.
|Theatre History, Acting Theory and Dramatic Literature*
||15 credits including 6 upper level
|Theatre Performance and/or production
||9 upper level credits
|Theatre Arts electives
|Capstone - FAR 499 (culminating courses in concentration)
*The GRE Subject Test in Literature may be used toward 15 literature credits in this
concentration (12 lower and 3 upper).
Note: Only grades of C of higher may be included in the concentration.
Student Learning OutcomesStudents who graduate with a concentration in Theatre Arts will be able to:
- demonstrate a practical, working knowledge of how to produce a play on stage through
the performance of the play;
- demonstrate an understanding of script analysis, casting, stage design and all technical/theatrical
elements of production;
- critically evaluate the production process and the performance; and
- demonstrate proficient skills in at least one area of theatre (performance, teaching,
technical/costume, technical/scene design, directing, theatre management, or playwriting),
with the ability to identify, analyze and resolve specific problems pertaining to