BFA in Theatre

General Education Requirement
NUB 102NU Beginnings 11
Foundation Courses27
Distribution Courses33
Departmental Core Requirements
THR 103Introduction to Theatre3
THR 104Stagecraft3
THR 411
THR 412
History and Literature of Theatre
and History and Literature of Theatre II
6
Three advised electives9
Emphasis
Select one of the following emphasis:35-52
Total Credits117-134
1

All Niagara University students entering as freshmen are required to take the one credit Niagara University Beginning seminar course (NUB 102 NU Beginnings) in addition to the 20 general education requirements.

Emphasis

Performance Emphasis

THR 101
THR 102
Performance Techniques I
and Performance Techniques II
8
THR 201
THR 202
Performance Techniques III
and Performance Techniques IV
8
THR 301
THR 302
Performance Techniques V
and Performance Techniques VI
8
THR 401
THR 402
Performance Techniques VII
and Performance Techniques VIII
8
THR 362Dramatic Theory and Criticism3
THR 413History and Literature of Theatre III3
THR 414American Theatre and Drama: From the3
THR 425Directing3
Eight practicums (one credit each)8
Total Credits52

Design/Production Emphasis

THR 107Acting-Foundations3
or THR 108 Acting- Foundations II
THR 331Costume Design3
THR 337Scene Design3
THR 339Lighting Design3
THR 445Advanced Design Studio3
Select one of the following:3-6
History of Decor & Fashion I
and History of Decor & Fashion II
History and Literature of Theatre III
American Theatre and Drama: From the
Three advised electives9
Eight practicums (one credit each)8
Total Credits35-38

Specializations

THR 101
THR 102
Performance Techniques I
and Performance Techniques II
8
THR 362Dramatic Theory and Criticism3
THR 413History and Literature of Theatre III3
or THR 414 American Theatre and Drama: From the
Five specialized advised electives15
THR 430
THR 431
Senior Seminar
and Senior Seminar II
6
Two advised electives6
Eight practicums (one credit each)8
Total Credits49