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DEPARTMENT OF DRAMATIC ARTS
 

Chair: R. Eugene Jackson (251-460-6305)
Professors: Jackson, Miller
Associate Professor: Britton
Assistant Professor: Ames

 
Department of Dramatic Arts web site
 
The programs are designed to provide students with a theoretical foundation and a practical proficiency in the arts of theatre.
The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) allows the student to gain a better understanding of the theatre, while the Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) provides professional training in the same field. Both include lectures, workshops, and practical experience in all phases of the theatre.
 
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN DRAMA
A minimum of forty-eight semester hours in Dramatic Arts, including DRA 100, 101, 103 (every semester), 110, 120, 210, 240, 250, 340, 350, 351; also one additional hour selected from DRA 100, 101, 102, 300, 301 or 302; one additional three-hour acting course; six hours selected from DRA 130, 131, and/or 132; three hours selected from 330, 431, or 432; and seven elective hours in Drama except 100, 101, 102, 103, 300, 301 or 302.
 
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR IN DRAMA
A minimum of twenty-four semester hours in Dramatic Arts, including DRA 100, 101, 110, 120, 210, 350, 351; three additional hours selected from DRA 130, 131, 132; and six elective hours in Drama.
 
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR IN DRAMA WITH A CONCENTRATION IN DANCE
A minimum of twenty-two semester hours, including DRA 100, 104, 105, 106, 120, 204, 205, 206; all PE requirements in dance.
 
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS DEGREE IN THEATRE ARTS
General Education and Core requirements as listed here and other theatre courses as approved. A minor is not required. In addition to the Drama core requirements, an emphasis must be selected in either Acting or Tech/Design. An additional six hours are required and may be selected from any remaining courses in Dramatic Arts.
 
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR BFA
I. Communication
  EH 101, EH 102
II. A. Fine & Performing Arts (3 HRS)
  Select one: ARS 101, ARH 100, ARH 103, ARH 123, ARH 240, ARH 242, MUL 101, MUA 101-300
  B. Humanities (15 HRS)*
 

Select 3 hours: EH 215, EH 216, EH 225, EH 226, EH 235, EH 236, AFR 101, PHL 110, PHL 121, PHL 131, PHL 231, PHL 240, LG 101 - LG 299, LGS 101 - LGS 299, HUM 199, HUM 299
Select 12 hours: EH 322, EH 323, EH 460, EH 461, EH 462, EH 463

*Sequence Requirement

As part of either area II (Humanities) or Area III (History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences), the student must take a two course sequence in either Literature (Area II) or History (Area III). The student must choose one of these sequence options.

 
EH 215 and EH 216
EH 225 and EH 226
EH 235 and EH 236
HY 101 and HY 102
HY 235 and HY 236
 
III. History, Social & Behav. Sciences (12 HRS)*
  Select three (at least one History): AN 100, AN 101, GEO 114, GEO 115, HY 101, HY 102, HY 235, HY 236, PSC 130, PSY 120, PSY 250, SY 109, SY 112, SS 199, SS 299
IV. Natural Sciences and Mathematics (11 HRS)
  1. Select 3 hours: Math 110,112, 113, 115, 120, 125, or 126
  2. 2 Lab Sciences (8 hrs.): AN 210, BLY 101 or BLY 121, BLY 102 or BLY 122; CH 101, 103, 131 or 141, CH 132 or 141, GEO 101, GEO 102, GY 111, GY 112, PH 101, PH 104, PH 114 or PH 201, PH 115 or PH 202
V. BFA/IN (65 HRS)
  A. Dramatic Arts Core Requirements
  DRA 100 1 hrs DRA 101 1 hrs
  DRA 102 1 hrs *DRA 103 4 hrs
  DRA 110 3 hrs DRA 120 3 hrs
  DRA 130 3 hrs DRA 132 3 hrs
  DRA 210 1 hrs DRA 250 3 hrs
  DRA 340 3 hrs DRA 350 3 hrs
  DRA 351 3 hrs DRA 400 6 hrs
  DRA 300 and/or 301 and/or 202 3 hrs
  *DRA 103 is required every semester.
  Subtotal 41 hrs
  B. Select one group:
  Group 1: Acting Emphasis
  DRA 121 3 hrs DRA 220 3 hrs
  DRA 221 3 hrs DRA 320 3 hrs
  DRA 321 3 hrs    
  Subtotal 15
  Group 2: Tech/Design Emphasis
  DRA 131 3 hrs DRA 330 3 hrs
  DRA 431 3 hrs DRA 432 3 hrs
  DRA 332 3 hrs    
  Subtotal 15
 
  C. Select 9 hours from Dept of DRA, except DRA 100, 101, 102, 300, 301, 302
 
 
 
 

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