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2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
Grand Valley State University
   
 
    
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Theatre


Requirements for a Major in Theatre


School of Communications Core Credits: 9


All students majoring in the School of Communications must complete the following core courses, for a total of nine credits:

Select one of two:

Capstone Requirement:

All students majoring in the School of Communications must take COM 495 (three credits) during their senior year. This Capstone course offers a synthesis of ideas and theories about one or more current critical issues in communication.

B.A. and B.S. Cognates


All undergraduate programs in the School of Communications offer both the B.A. degree and the B.S. degree. All students selecting majors in the School of Communications must choose either the B.A. cognate or the B.S. cognate that is intended for a particular undergraduate program.

B.A. Cognate


The B.A. degree requires a third-semester proficiency in a foreign language of the student’s choice.

Capstone Credits: 3


Suggested Order of Coursework for a Major in Theatre


A general theatre curriculum (check specific major requirements with your advisor) working toward a B.S. or B.A. degree.

Freshman Year


General Education Foundations* - ENG 212 and Historical Perspectives

*CTH 161 fulfills the general education Foundations Arts category and is required for the theatre major.

Sophomore Year


General Education Foundations* - Mathematical Sciences and Physical Sciences. Begin foreign language sequence or B.S. Cognate.

*CTH 161 fulfills the general education Foundations Arts category and is required for the theatre major.

Junior and Senior Year


General Education Foundations* - Life Sciences and Social Sciences, general education World Perspectives and U.S. Diversity, general education Themes.

*CTH 161 fulfills the general education Foundations Arts category and is required for the theatre major.

Theatre Program Description


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