Wayne State University

Honors

How to begin

If you are interested in participating in Honors in your major department (Departmental Honors), contact your Departmental Honors Advisor:
James Fortune, 313-993-8242, james.fortune2@wayne.edu

Outline of Honors Options:

Departmental Honors for Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Theatre (15 credits)
Select the Honors Option in three of the following courses for 9 credits:

  • THR 5841 Theatre History I
  • THR 5811 Development of Drama I
  • THR 5842 Theatre History II
  • THR 5821 Black Dramatic Literature
  • THR 5831 Pioneers in Modern Drama
  • THR 5812 Development of Drama II
  • THR 5721 Playwriting I

Complete the following for 6 credits:

  • THR 4998: Capstone (3 credits) Honors Thesis (to be taken w/ BA Capstone class)
  • One Honors Seminar from among HON 4200 through 4280 (3 credits)

Student must maintain an overall 3.3 G.P.A

Departmental Honors for Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Theatre (15 credits)<
Select the Honors Option in three courses listed below (9 credits):

  • THR 5841 Theatre History I
  • THR 5811 Development of Drama I
  • THR 5842 Theatre History II
  • THR 5821 Black Dramatic Literature
  • THR 5831 Pioneers in Modern Drama
  • THR 5812 Development of Drama II
  • THR 5721 Playwriting I

You may select the Honors Option in one of the following BFA courses (3 credits) to substitute for a course in the above requirement:

  • THR 2301 Introduction to Design
  • THR 5325 Theatre Costuming II
  • THR 5331 Stage Lighting
  • THR 5311 Stage Design
  • THR 3215 or 4211 Acting IV or Acting V

Complete the following for 6 credits:

  • THR 4998: Capstone (3 credits) Honors Thesis (to be taken w/ BFA Capstone class)
  • One Honors Seminar from among HON 4200 through 4280 (3 credits)

Student must maintain an overall 3.3 G.P.A