Requirements for a Major in Theatre

THEA 110, 120, 130, 140, 230, 240, 250, 270 (which must be taken for a minimum of three credit hours), 300, 380, 410, and 480.  Theatre majors must also complete six credits of a foreign language or satisfy the Bellarmine College Bachelor of Arts foreign language proficiency requirement.

Students may take additional courses from the 200 through 400-level theatre electives if they desire to concentrate their theatre studies in an area other than "general theatre", but must not go beyond 51 total credit hours of THEA courses. The areas of possible concentration are acting and directing/playwriting. 

Suggested Program of Study

Theatre

Freshman Year

THEA 110

3

THEA 130

3

IDC. 100

1

Gen Ed IDC. 101

3

Gen Ed ENGL 101

3

Foreign Language Requirement 101

3
TOTAL 16

THEA 120

3

THEA 140

3

Gen Ed HIST 116 or 117

3

Gen Ed PHIL 160

3

Foreign Language Requirement 102

3
TOTAL 15

Sophomore Year

THEA 230

3

THEA 250

3

THEA 270

1

Gen Ed Natural Science Req

3

Gen Ed ENGL 200

3

Gen Ed IDC. 200

3
TOTAL 16

THEA 240

3

THEA 270

1

Gen Ed Natural Science Req

3

Gen Ed Mathematics Req

3

Gen Ed THEO 200

3

Gen Ed Social Science Req

3
TOTAL 16

Junior Year

THEA 380

3

THEA 270

1

Gen Ed IDC. 301

3

Gen Ed Fine Arts Req (Music or Art)

3

Elective

3

Elective

3
TOTAL 16

THEA 300

3

THEA 270

3

Gen Ed PHIL 301

3

Ged Ed Theology Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3
TOTAL 18

Senior Year

THEA 410

3

THEA 270

1

Gen Ed IDC. 401

3

Theatre Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3
TOTAL 16

THEA 480

3

THEA 270

1

Theatre Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3
TOTAL 13

Gen Ed courses may be taken in semesters other than ones listed above.