Honors

If you are interested in participating in Honors in your major department (Departmental Honors), contact the Departmental Honors Advisor: James Fortune, james.fortune2@wayne.edu

In order to enter the Departmental honors program students must have achieved academic excellence in previous work, such as a high school g.p.a. of 3.5 or a college or university g.p.a. of 3.3. Students must meet all regular major requirements including: the three of the following honors-option courses within their major taught by full-time faculty members (internships cannot satisfy this requirement),  at least one 4000-level seminar offered through the Liberal Arts Honors Program, a senior honors thesis under the direction of a faculty advisor in their major area (THR 4998) and maintain a minimum g.p.a. of 3.3 cumulative and in the major.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Departmental Honors in Theatre (fifteen credits)

Course List
Code Title Credits
Select the Honors Option in three of the following: 9

THR 5841

Theatre History I  

THR 5811

Development of the Drama I: Greek to Eighteenth Century  

THR 5842

Theatre History II  

THR 5821

Black Dramatic Literature and Performance  

THR 5831

Pioneers of the Modern Theatre  

THR 5812

Development of the Drama II: Nineteenth Century to Modern  

THR 5721

Playwriting  
Students may select the Honors Option in one of the following B.F.A. courses (three credits) to substitute for a course in the above requirement:  

THR 2301

Introduction to Design for the Theatre  

THR 3215

Acting IV  

or THR 4211

Acting V

THR 5311

Stage Design  

THR 5325

Entertainment Design - Costume I  

THR 5331

Stage Lighting  
THR 4998 Capstone Honors Thesis 3
Honors Seminars 1 3
Total Credits 15
1

HON 4200-4280 Honors Seminars (select one)

Student must maintain an overall 3.3 g.p.a.

For additional information, students should consult the Irvin D. Reid Honors College.