Wayne State University

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Sample Plan of Work (after 2014)

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Freshman fall
Course # Course name Cr
THR 1111 Fundamentals of  Theatre 3
THR 1211 Acting I or THR 1121 Play Analysis 3
THR 1411 Scn/Cost or THR 1461 Lgt/Mgt 3
THR 1451 Makeup (last name A-K only) 1
COM 1010 Basic Speech (OC) 3
ENG 1020 College Writing (BC)* 3
     
    15-16
Freshman Winter
Course # Course name Cr
THR 1451 Principles Of Makeup (last name L - Z only) 1
THR 1121 Play Analysis or THR 1211 Acting I 3
THR 1461  Lgt/Mgt or THR 1411 Scn/Cost 3
  Science w/o Lab (LS or PS) 3
  Social Science (SS) 3
  Visual & Performing Art (VP) 3
     
    15-16
Sophomore fall
Course # Course name Cr
THR 2581-87 Theatre Studio 1
THR 5841 Theatre History I 3
THR 2220 Voice/Move. or THR 2301 Intro Design or THR 3731 or THR 3735 Applied Theatre 3
  Science w/Lab (PS or LS) 5
  Intermediate Composition (IC) 3
     
    15
Sophomore Winter
Course # Course name Cr
THR 2581-87 Theatre Studio 1
  Theatre Elective 3
  History and Dramatic Lit Elective 3
  Critical Thinking (CT) 3
  General Elective 3
  General Elective 3
     
    16
Junior fall
Course # Course name Cr
THR 2581-87 Theatre Studio% 1
THR 5811 Dev. of Drama I 3
THR 5993 Writing Intensive (with THR 5811) 0
  Foreign Language 1010 4
  Historical Studies (HS) 3
  General Elective 3
  General Elective 2
     
    16
Junior Winter
Course # Course name Cr
THR 2581-87 Theatre Studio% 1
THR 5812 Dev. of Drama II 3
  Theatre Elective 3
  Foreign Language 1020 4
  General Electives 3
     
    14
Senior fall
Course # Course name Cr
THR 2581-87 Theatre Studio% 1
  Foreign Language 2010 or Foreign Culture (FC) 4
  Philosophy & Letters (PL) 3
  General Elective 4
  General Elective 3
     
    15
Senior Winter
Course # Course name Cr
THR 2581-87 Theatre Studio% 1
THR 4997 Capstone ^ 3
  American Society & institutions (AI) 4
  General Electives 3
  General Electives 2
     
    13

Theatre majors must complete BC by 45 credits; OC and IC by 60 credits; CT by 75 credits (transfer students will have standards set upon entry)

*English ACT of 20 or lower must first take ENG 1010.

%Each THR 2581-87 course can be taken a max of 3 times.  Matching THR 3581-87 courses can be taken as Theatre Electives.  Students must complete a minimum of 6 THR 2581-87 courses (may vary for tansfer students)

^Must be on track with degree and have completed BC, IC, OC, and CT reqs prior to Capstone.