The Theatre major includes a 21-hour core of courses, three areas of 12 hour specialization, and courses that may be selected for six hours of elective credit, totaling a 39-hour major.

  • Theatre, BA requires 120 credit hours.
  • 36 of 120 credit hours must be taken at 300 level or higher.
  • Must have a 2.0 GPA in major, minor, and overall.
  • No more than 6 credit hours of HPE may count in degree requirements.
  • 12 of the last 18 credit hours must be taken at UAH.
  • 25% of the major, minor, and overall coursework must be taken at UAH.
  • No more than 60 credit hours from a two-year school can be applied toward a UAH degree. 
  • Any double counting of classes must be approved through the CAHS Advising Office.
  • For graduation application instructions, see here.
 
Area I: Freshman Composition3-6
COLLEGE WRITING I
COLLEGE WRITING I W/STUDIO
COLLEGE WRITING II
ACCELERATED COLLEGE WRITING
HONORS ENGLISH SEMINAR
Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts*12
Fine Arts3
ARH SUR: ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SUR: RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR: WORLD ART
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Literature3-6
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL I
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL 2
MYTHOLOGY
Humanities and Fine Arts3-6
Intro to Rhetorical Communication
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I: SPANISH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I: ARABIC
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:FRENCH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:GERMAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:JAPANESE
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:RUSSIAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:SPANISH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II: ARABIC
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:FRENCH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:GERMAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:JAPANESE
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:RUSSIAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:SPANISH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG I: ARABIC
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:FRENCH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:GERMAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG: JAPANESE
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:RUSSIAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:SPANISH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II: ARABIC
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:FRENCH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:GERMAN
INTERM FORGN LANG II:JAPANESE
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:RUSSIAN
INTERNATIONAL CINEMA
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL WORLDS
ARH SUR: ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SUR: RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR: WORLD ART
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Area III: Mathematics and Sciences11-12
Mathematics3-4
NATURE OF MATHEMATICS
ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA
PRECALCULUS TRIGONOMETRY
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA & TRIG
MATH PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS
CALCULUS A
Natural Sciences (Lab)8
SURVEY OF ASTRONOMY
EXPLORING THE COSMOS I
EXPLORING THE COSMOS II
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB II
GENERAL, ORGANIC, BIOCHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS
GENERAL PHYSICS I
GENERAL PHYSICS II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC III
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB III
Area IV: History and Social and Behavioral Sciences*12
History3-6
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
Social and Behavioral Sciences6-9
PRINC OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINC OF MICROECONOMICS
GLOBAL SYSTEMS AND CULTURES
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
INTRO TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
INTRO TO CRIMINOLOGY
* Take either 1 EH (Area II) + 2 HY (Area IV) <OR> 2 EH (Area II) + 1 HY (Area IV).  In Area V, take no more than six hours in a single discipline from Areas II, III, or IV.  Area V should cover a breadth of disciplinary study.
 
Area V: Pre Professional 19
WLC 101, 102, 201, or 202
TH 221/180 and TH 225/260 may be shared with Theatre major and Pre-professional area. The hours only count once towards overall credit hours.
Pre-Professional Electives: Choose 10 additional electives from Areas II, III, and IV listed above.
Theatre Major Requirements39
TH 100STAGECRAFT3
TH 150SCRIPT ANALYSIS3
TH 221ACTING3
or TH 180 READER'S THEATRE
TH 225ELEMENTS OF THEATRE PRODUCTION3
or TH 260 VIDEO PRODUCTION
TH 322THEATRE HISTORY I3
or TH 323 THEATRE HISTORY II
or TH 334 HISTORY OF AMERICAN CINEMA
TH 425THEATRE MAINSTAGE3
TH 431SENIOR CAPSTONE THEATRE3
Choose one Specialization Area: 212
Performance
READER'S THEATRE
ACTING II
TEACHING THEATRE
INTERNSHIP IN THEATRE
ACTING III
DIRECTING
Technical
STAGE MAKEUP
COSTUME FUNDAMENTALS
STAGE MANAGEMENT
SCENE DESIGN
COSTUME DESIGN
SOUND DESIGN
INTERNSHIP IN THEATRE
Dramaturgy
CM 426
SHAKESPEARE I
SHAKESPEARE II
THEATRE HISTORY II
THEATRE HISTORY I
Major Electives (Choose 2) 16
THEATRE PRACTICUM
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
PLAYWRITING
THEATRE PRACTICUM
THEATRE PRACTICUM
SPECIAL TOPICS IN THEATRE
MODERN AMERICAN THEATRE
PORTFOLIO
DRAMATIC LITERATURE
SHAKESPEARE I
SHAKESPEARE II
DRAMATURGY
Any TH classes not taken in core or emphasis
Any ARS or MU class that has been approved by TH advisor
Minor Courses18+
Electives
Elective hours vary by program, please see advisor.
Total Semester Hours120