Degree

The West Liberty University Theater Program offers a student-focused approach to teaching.  An effort is made to personalize students’ curriculum as much as possible within the (newly approved) Bachelor of Arts in Theater.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN THEATER 

General Studies Courses: 63 hours

Required Theater Core: 42 hours 

Restricted Electives: 15 hours

 

REQUIRED THEATER CORE: 42 hours

THE 125 Introduction to Stagecraft

THE 135 Makeup for the Stage

THE 235 Costuming for the Stage

THE 255 Acting I: Fundamentals of Acting

THE 300 History of Theater I

THE 305 History of Theater II

THE 320 Drafting for the Stage

THE 325 Stagecraft

THE 330 Scene Design

THE 365 Voice for the Stage I

THE 405 Script Interpretation

THE 460 Movement for the Stage I

THE 480 Senior Capstone Project

THE 490 On-Campus Internship

RESTRICTED ELECTIVES: 15 hours

Select 15 Credit Hours (10 hours need to be at the 300-level or above) from the following:

ART 100 Fundamentals of Art

ART 110 Design I

ENG 311 Shakespeare

ENG 395 Literary Criticism

THE 245 Theater Practicum

THE 278 Special Topics

THE 279 Special Problems

THE 335 Advanced Makeup for the Stage

THE 340 Stage Lighting I: Mechanics and Maintenance

THE 355 Acting II: Advanced Acting

THE 345 Stage Lighting II: Advanced Lighting

THE 360 Playwriting- The One-Act Play

THE 370 Voice for the Stage II

THE 400 Contemporary Drama

THE 430 Advanced Scene Design

THE 435 Advanced Costuming for the Stage

THE 440 Stage Lighting

THE 455 Acting III: Period Acting

THE 465 Movement for the Actor II

THE 470 Play Directing

THE 478 Special Topics

THE 479 Special Problems

THE 499 Professional Internship: Theater