Wayne State University

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Sample Plan of Work (prior to 2014)

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Freshman fall
Course # Course name Cr
THR 1010 Intro to Theatre (VP) 3
THR 1211 Acting I or THR 1121 Play Analysis 3
THR 2581-87 Theatre Lab 1
  General Elective 3
ENG 1020 College Writing (BC) 3
     
    13
Freshman Winter
Course # Course name Cr
THR 1121 Play Analysis 3
or THR 1211  Acting I  
THR 1411 Stagecraft 3
COM 1010 Basic Speech (OC) 3
  Intermediate Composition (IC) 3
     
    15
Sophomore fall
Course # Course name Cr
THR 1215 Acting II 3
or THR 2211 Acting: Scene Study  
THR 5841 Theatre History 3
THR 2301 Intro to Theatre Design 3
THR 2581-87 Theatre Lab 1
  THR Performance/Production Elective
(Choose 1):
3
***THR 2220 Principles of Voice and Movement
(if did not do Voice 1 or Movement 1 already)
 
THR 2611 Stage Management  
THR 3651 Theatre Management  
  OR Critical Thinking  
  Foreign Language 1010 4
     
    16-17
Sophomore Winter
Course # Course name Cr
THR 5842 Theatre History II 3
or THR 1030 Intro to Black Theatre  
  THR Performance/Production Elective
(Choose 1 if not done in Fall):
3
***THR 2220 Principles of Voice/Movement  
THR 5711 Directing I (upperclassmen only)  
  OR Critical Thinking  
  Foreign Language 1020 4
  Physical Science (PS) 3-5
  General Elective 3
     
    15-18
Junior fall
Course # Course name Cr
THR 5811 Development of Drama I* 3
THR 5993 Writing Intensive* 0
  THR Dramatic Literature Elective #1: 3
THR 3735 Applied Theatre in Education  
or THR 3731 Applied Theatre in Community  
  THR Dramatic Literature Elective #2
(Choose Fall or Winter):
3
THR 5721 Playwriting  
  or Special Topics course (consult with adviser)  
  Life Science (LS) 3-5
  Foreign Language (FC) 2010 4
     
    13-18
Junior Winter
Course # Course name Cr
  Design/Tech Elective
(Choose 1):
 
THR 1451 Makeup 2
THR 3215 THR 5321 – Costuming (Design students only) 3
THR 3225 THR 5331 – Lighting (Design students only) 3
THR 3235 THR 5311 – Stage Design (Design students only) 3
  Dramatic Lit. Elective #2
(if not done in Fall)
3
THR 5812 Development of Drama II  
THR 5831 Pioneers of Modern Theatre  
THR 5281 Black Dramatic Literature  
THR 2581-87 Theatre Lab 1
  American Society & Institutions (AI) 4
  General Elective 3
     
    13-14
Senior fall
Course # Course name Cr
THR 2581-87 Theatre Lab 1
  Historical Studies (HS) 3-4
  General Electives 12
     
    15-16
Senior Winter
Course # Course name Cr
THR 4997 Capstone Experience  3
  Philosophy and Letters (PL) 3-4
  General Electives 9
     
    15-16