Contract Option

120 credits

The Contract Option provides students with the opportunity to design a program of study that will lead them toward a life and/or career path that differs from those that are available through the other options. The program of study in this Option will be developed with the guidance and approval of a member of the Theatre faculty.

Degree Requirements


Courses required for the Option are shown in boldface.
TH 1600 Introduction to Theatre 3
TH 1650 Practicum in Production 4
TH 2100 Technology for Theatre Professionals (TECO) 3
TH 2500 Stagecraft Fundamentals (QRCO) 3
TH 2540 Introduction to Theatre Design 3
TH 2600 Fundamentals of Costume Construction 3
TH 2820 Acting I (WECO) 3
TH 3210 Script Analysis 3
TH 3670 Advanced Practicum in Production 4
TH 3930 American Drama (DICO) (WRCO) 3
TH 4610 Directing for the Stage (INCO) 3
Theater History Elective - complete one of the following: 3
TH 4510 Theatre History I
TH 4520 Theatre History II
TH Contract courses [not THDI] 6
TH 3000/4000 level Contract courses [not THDI] 6
General Education:
EN 1200 Composition 3
IS 1111 The First Year Seminar: Critical Thinking and the Nature of Inquiry 3
MA Mathematics Foundations 3
PPDI Past and Present Directions 6
SIDI Scientific Inquiry Directions 6-8
SSDI Self and Society Directions 6
Foreign Language (GACO) 6
Electives 37-35

The foreign language requirement for all BA degrees calls for 0-6 credits: one year of one language (6 credits); or one 3000/4000 level world language course (3 credits); or being a native speaker of a language other than English (zero credit). American Sign Language I and II fulfill this requirement; however, American Sign Language does not satisfy the Global Awareness Connection.

At least six credits of Contract courses must be 3000/4000 level.

*All course information is from the 2015-2016 Catalog.