The BFA candidate is required to complete ALL courses listed below:

Core Courses:

  • TAR 104 Intro to Theatre and Dance
  • TAR 110 Acting I
  • TAR 118 Stage Appearance
  • TAR 160 & 160L Stagecraft and Lab
  • TAR 340 Playscript Analysis
  • TAR 346 Theatre History
  • TAR 347 Dramatic Literature
  • TAR 446 Elective in Theatre History or Literature

Production Hour 3 Credit hours (choose 3 different course numbers TAR 390,391, 490, 491)

Electives in Groups I, IV, V, V (BA - 15 Hours, BFA - 6 Hours)

BFA Stage Management Required Courses:

  • First aid/CPR certification by outside accrediting organization
  • TAR 370 Directing I
  • TAR 371 Theatre Management
  • TAR 376 Stage Management
  • TAR 477 Business of Theatre
  • TAR 495 Senior Project
  • TAR 130 Musical Skills for the Musical Theatre I
  • TAR 265 Fundamentals of Theatrical Design

Select 2 of the following 3 courses:

  • TAR 260 Lighting Fundamentals
  • TAR 262/262L Costume Construction with Laboratory
  • TAR 277 Fundamentals of Sound Design

Select 2 of the following 3 courses:

  • CMST 220 Interpersonal Communication
  • CMST 230 Small-Group Communication
  • LDR 300 Foundations of Leadership

Select 15 TAR/DAN credit hours from groups I through VII. Recommended electives include:

  • TAR 210 Acting II
  • TAR 213 Stage Combat
  • TAR 225 Musical Theatre Performance I
  • TAR 363 Drafting for the Theatre
  • TAR 367 Stagecraft II
  • DAN 120 Ballet I