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Department of Visual Arts, Humanities and Theatre
515 Orr Drive
208 Tucker Hall
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
 
 

Theatre Bachelor of Arts
Theatre Bachelor of Science


 

 

Florida A&M University

Theatre Program – Bachelor of Arts

 

This academic map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. The Sample Schedule serves as a general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term. The General Education and Elective courses must be selected to satisfy all area, literature, lab, Gordon Rule, and multicultural requirements unless your program meets these requirements with major courses. Milestones are courses and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major.

FRESHMAN YEAR        33 hours

First Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

SLS 1101: Student Life Skills

2

ENC 1101 Freshman Communication Skills I

3

Natural Science Elective

3

THE 2000 Introduction to Theatre

3

TPP 2120 Improvisation for Theatre

2

TPP 1700 Voice and Diction

2

TPP 2190L Introduction to Creative Work

1

 

Milestones

Complete ENC1101

Complete Natural Science Elective

 

Second Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

ENC 1102 Freshman Communication Skills II

3

Mathematics Elective

3

Natural Science Elective

3

ORI 2000 Oral Interpretation

3

TPP 2500 Basic Principles of Movement

1

TPA 2210 Introduction to Stagecraft and Production Tech

3

TPA 2290L Theatre Production Lab

1

 

Milestones

Complete ENC1102

Complete Natural Science Elective

Complete TPA 2210

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR     31 hours

First Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

Mathematics Elective

3

AMH 2091 Introduction to African American History or AFA 3104 The African-American Experience

3

SPN 1120 Elementary Spanish (with lab) or

FRE 1120 Elementary French (with lab)

4

TPP 2110 Elements of Acting

3

THE 3112 Theatre History I

3

TPA 3200 Technical Production Lab

1

Milestones

Complete AMH 2091 or AFA 3104

Complete Language Requirement

Complete TPP 2110

 

 

Second Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

Social Science Elective

3

SPN 1121 Elementary Spanish II (with lab) or

FRE 1121 Elementary French II (with lab)

4

THE 3113 Theatre History II

3

TPP 2111 Advanced Acting

3

TPA3200 Technical Production Lab

1

 

Milestones

Complete Language Requirement

Complete TPP 2111

 

 

JUNIOR YEAR               31 hours

First Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

SPN 2200 Intermediate Spanish (with lab) or FRE 2200 Intermediate French (with lab)

4

THE 3235 Contemporary Black Theatre

3

TPA 3230 Costume Design

3

THE 2300 Critical Analysis of Drama

3

TPA 3200 Technical Production Lab

1

Milestones

Complete Language Requirement

Complete THE 2300 Critical Analysis

Minimum Overall GPA ≥ 2.0

 

Second Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

TPP 3310 Introduction to Play Direction

3

Humanities Elective

3

General Education Elective

3

TPA 3200 Technical Production Lab

1

Courses in minor

6

Milestones

Minimum Overall GPA ≥ 2.0

 

SENIOR YEAR               26 hours

First Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

TPA 4060 Introduction to Scenic/Lighting Design

3

TPA 3200 Technical Production Lab

1

Theatre Elective

3

Courses in minor

6

Milestones

Minimum Overall GPA ≥ 2.0

 

Second Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

TPA 4400 Theatre Management

3

THE 4908 Senior Project

3

THE 4942 Arts/Theatre Management Practicum

1

Courses in minor

6

 

Milestones

Minimum Overall GPA ≥ 2.0

 

 

Florida A&M University

Theatre Program – Bachelor of Science

 

This academic map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. The Sample Schedule serves as a general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term. The General Education and Elective courses must be selected to satisfy all area, literature, lab, Gordon Rule, and multicultural requirements unless your program meets these requirements with major courses. Milestones are courses and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major.

FRESHMAN YEAR        33 hours

First Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

SLS 1101: Student Life Skills

2

ENC 1101 Freshman Communication Skills I

3

Natural Science Elective

3

THE 2000 Introduction to Theatre

3

TPP 2120 Improvisation for Theatre

2

TPP 1700 Voice and Diction

2

TPP 2190L Introduction to Creative Work

1

 

Milestones

Complete ENC1101

Complete Natural Science Elective

 

Second Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

ENC 1102 Freshman Communication Skills II

3

Mathematics Elective

3

Natural Science Elective

3

ORI 2000 Oral Interpretation

3

TPP 2500 Basic Principles of Movement

1

TPA 2210 Introduction to Stagecraft and Production Tech

3

TPA 2290L Theatre Production Lab

1

 

Milestones

Complete ENC1102

Complete Natural Science Elective

Complete TPA 2210

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR     32 hours

First Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

Mathematics Elective

3

AMH 2091 Introduction to African American History or AFA 3104 The African-American Experience

3

Free Elective or Computer Course

3

TPP 2110 Elements of Acting

3

THE 3112 Theatre History I

3

TPA 3200 Technical Production Lab

1

Milestones

Complete AMH 2091 or AFA 3104

Complete TPP 2110

 

Second Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

Social Science Elective

3

Free Elective or Computer Course

6

THE 3113 Theatre History II

3

TPP 2111 Advanced Acting

3

TPA3200 Technical Production Lab

1

 

Milestones

Complete TPP 2111

Complete Admissions Language Requirement if not met in High School

 

JUNIOR YEAR               29 hours

First Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

Free Elective or Computer Course

3

THE 3235 Contemporary Black Theatre

3

TPA 3230 Costume Design

3

THE 2300 Critical Analysis of Drama

3

TPA 3200 Technical Production Lab

1

Milestones

Minimum Overall GPA ≥ 2.0

 

Second Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

TPP 3310 Introduction to Play Direction

3

Humanities Elective

3

General Education Elective

3

TPA 3200 Technical Production Lab

1

Courses in minor

6

Milestones

Minimum Overall GPA ≥ 2.0

 

SENIOR YEAR               26 hours

First Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

TPA 4060 Introduction to Scenic/Lighting Design

3

TPA 3200 Technical Production Lab

1

Theatre Elective

3

Courses in minor

6

Milestones

Minimum Overall GPA ≥ 2.0

 

Second Semester

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

TPA 4400 Theatre Management

3

THE 4908 Senior Project

3

THE 4942 Arts/Theatre Management Practicum

1

Courses in minor

6

 

Milestones

Minimum Overall GPA ≥ 2.0

Complete Admissions Language Requirement if not met in High School

Updated 6/6/2014 Dr. Michael LaBossiere