BA in Theatre (General)

Degree Plan

Christian Literacy – 20 hours

  • BI 1211 Life of Christ* – 2 hours
  • BI 1214 Book of Acts* – 2 hours
  • BI 2202 Pentateuch* – 2 hours
  • BI 2203 Conquest through the Divided Kingdom* – 2 hours
  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family – 3 hours
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage – 3 hours

*Students can take these as 3-hour classes if they so choose.

Electives – choose two of the following:

  • BI 3XXX – 3 hours
  • BI 3XXX – 3 hours
  • BI 4XXX – 3 hours
  • BI 4XXX – 3 hours

Cultural Heritage Literacy – 12 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Cultural Heritage I* – 3 hours
  • HU 1320 Western Cultural Heritage II* – 3 hours
  • HU 2310 Western Cultural Heritage III* – 3 hours
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage* – 3 hours

*Transfer options available to students who will not graduate from Faulkner.

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – 11 hours

  • Mathematics: MH 1338 Finite Mathematics or higher – 3 hours
  • Physical Science – One Course from Physical Science, Chemistry, or Physics with companion Lab –  1 hour
  • Natural Science – One Course from Biology with companion Lab – 1 hour

Information and Communication Literacy – 21 hours

Composition and Literature

  • EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours
  • EH 2301 or EH 2303 or EH 2304 – 3 hours

Communication

EH 1303 Speech Communication – 3 hours

Technology – choose one of the following:

  • CA 1302 Computer Applications – 3 hours
  • CS 1305 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming – 3 hours
  • CSIS 1301 Intro to Computer & Information Science – 3 hours
  • CSIS 1305 Computer Programming I – 3 hours
  • ED 2325 Technology in the Classroom – 3 hours

Foreign Language

6 hours in a given foreign language –  6 hours

Personal and Social Literacy – 10 hours

Personal

  • FAFE 1100 Freshman Experience or – 1 hour
  • FATE 2111 Transfer Experience [required if student transfers more than 12 hours] – 1 hour
  • FASL 1090 Exp. in Service Learning I – 0 hours
  • FASL 2090 Exp. in Service Learning II – 0 hours
  • FASL 3090 Exp. in Service Learning III – 0 hours
  • FASL 4190 Exp. in Service Learning IV  Capstone – 1 hour
  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours
  • PE Activity – two one-hour activity courses – 1 hour
  • PE Activity – 1 hour

Social Science – choose one of the following courses:

  • BA 2303 Macroeconomics – 3 hours
  • CJ 1300 Introduction to Criminal Justice – 3 hours
  • COU 2320 Introduction to Counseling – 3 hours
  • CSIS 2315 Computers, Ethics, and Society – 3 hours
  • INF 2315 Information, Ethics, and Society – 3 hours
  • PS 2308 Introduction to American Constitutional Government – 3 hours
  • PY 1310 Introduction to Psychology – 3 hours
  • SY 2328 Introduction to Sociology – 3 hours

Professional Literacy – 39 hours

  • TH 2330 Acting I – 3 hours
  • TH 2331 Acting II – 3 hours
  • TH 2340 Technical Theatre I – 3 hours
  • TH 2341 Technical Theatre II – 3 hours
  • TH 3301 Theatre History – 3 hours
  • TH 3302 Dramatic Literature – 3 hours
  • TH 3303 Modern American Drama – 3 hours
  • TH 3305 Voice and Articulation – 3 hours
  • TH 3314 History of Costume – 3 hours
  • TH 3340 Technical Theatre III – 3 hours
  • TH 4302 Play Directing – 3 hours

Electives* – 6 hours

Total hours – 113 hours

* The student is not required to take any specific courses to fill the elective requirement. They will, however, be encouraged to take courses that will strengthen and compliment their degree program. Courses in Music, Art, Creative Writing and Literature are advisable.

Students with deficiencies or special needs will be advised to take specific theatre courses that will count as electives. All electives must be upper division courses (3000 or 4000 level).