This degree prepares students with a broad understanding of the theatre and hands-on experience in several of its key areas. Through at least three required practica, students receive exceptional opportunities to put their learning into action. The Theatre Colloquium, taken every semester, builds a strong community among theatre students and introduces them to professional theatre-makers, including Valpo alumni.
B.A. students in theatre at Valpo must complete the general-education requirements for the B.A. This University-wide core strengthens communication and critical thinking skills while introducing students to global cultures and traditions.
|THTR 129||Basic Stagecraft||3 credits|
|THTR 133||Theatre Practicum (taken three times)||1 credit each|
|One course from the following options:
|THTR 230||Costume and Makeup||3 credits|
|THTR 231||Scenery and Lighting||3 credits|
|THTR 232||Educational Outreach Theatre||3 credits|
|THTR 235||Acting I||3 credits|
|THTR 238||Theatre and Culture I||3 credits|
|THTR 239||Theatre and Culture II||3 credits|
|THTR 399||Theatre Colloquium (taken every semester)||0 credits|
|THTR 431||Play Directing||3 credits|
|Take six additional credits of approved THTR electives.||6 credits|
Engage with humanity's heritage of theatre arts and dance through coursework in the Valpo's department.