School of Theatre + Dance

General Theatre

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Arts (BA)
General Theatre

The Bachelor of Arts in general theatre is designed for students who want a liberal arts education with an emphasis in theatre. In addition to a broad liberal arts background, the B.A. provides the student with creative experiences in studio and performance work.

Freshman first semester (15 credits)
Courses
Credits
HUM 2305 What is the Good Life​
​3
THE 2000 Theatre Appreciation
3
TPP 2110 Acting 1: Instrument and Discipline
3
Biological Science (GE-B)
3
Mathematics (GE-M)
3
Freshman second semester (13 credits)
Courses
Credits
TPA 2202C Stagecraft
4
TPP 3103 Acting 2: Analysis and Application
3
Composition (GE-C, WR)
3
Physical Science (GE-P)
3
Sophomore first semester (15 credits)
Courses
Credits
DAN 2100 Dance Appreciation for the Twenty-first Century (GE-H and N)
3
TPA 2120C Beginning Makeup
1
TPA 2232C Beginning Costume
3
TPP 3650 Script Analysis
3
Foreign language
5
Sophomore second semester (15 credits)
Courses
Credits
THE 4950 Production and Performance
1
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S)
3
Biological Science (GE-B)
3
Foreign language
5
Theatre elective
3
Junior first semester (16 credits)
Courses
Credits
THE 4110 History of Theatre on Stage 1 (GE-H and N)
3
THE 4950 Production and Performance
1
Mathematics (GE-M)
3
Outside electives
6
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S)
3
Junior second semester (16 credits)
Courses
Credits
THE 4111 History of Theatre on Stage 2 (GE-H and N)
3
Outside electives
6
Physical or biological science laboratory
1
Physical Science
3
TPP3311 Directing
3
Senior first semester (15 credits)
Courses
Credits

THE 3234 Diversity and Multiculturalism in American Theatre (GE-H and D) or

THE 3231 African American Theatre History and Practice
3
Outside electives
6
Theatre electives
6
Senior second semester (15 credits)
Courses
Credits

THE 4481 Production Dramaturgy or

TPP 4600 Playwriting Workshop or approved elective
3
THE 4970 Senior Project (B.A. majors only)
1
Outside electives
6
Theatre electives
5
General Theatre (Minor)

The School of Theatre and Dance offers a minor in general theatre or theatre production. All students who plan to minor in theatre must consult the School of Theatre and Dance's undergraduate adviser to select a program of study.

Of the required credits, eight credits must be at the 3000 level or above and 11 credits must be completed at UF.

Required Courses (8 credits)
Courses
Credits
THE 2000 Theatre Appreciation
3
THE 4950 Production and Performance
1
THE 4950 Production and Performance
1
TPP 2100 Acting for Non-Majors
3
Select two (6 credits)
Courses
Credits
DAN 2100 Dance Appreciation for the Twenty-first Century
3

THE 3234 Diversity and Multiculturalism in American Theatre or

THE 4930 Special Topics in Theatre: African-American Theatre
3
TPP 3124 Improvisation and Social/Political Issues (Strike Force)
3-6
Elective (3 credits)
Courses
Credits
Theatre or dance elective. Consult with the department adviser.
3

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