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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2015–2017 Mason Gross School of the Arts Programs of Study Theater 966 Major Requirements  

Major Requirements

B.F.A. Theater Major

Bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.) theater students, regardless of concentration, must take the following courses (see notes for exceptions):

07:966:103-104  Theater Homeroom (PO,PO)

  07:965:281-282  Theater History I,II (3,3) *Note: B.F.A. theater majors may not take the online Theater History course

  07:965:370-371  Global Theater I,II (3,3)

  07:965:473  Clothing and Culture (3)  (B.F.A. actors only)

  07:966:496 Professional Development Seminar (3)

For students entering the program beginning in the fall of 2012, there are additional course requirements. Specific details are available at the department's website.

The total theater program must consist of at least 84 and as many as 100 credits. Theater students must also complete a minimum of 33 credits of liberal arts requirements (see the Degree Requirements chapter) for a minimum of 120 credits required for graduation. Students must complete all courses required by their program.

All students begin intensive foundation training in the first year augmented by expository writing and other liberal arts courses. New students may not schedule any class that ends later than 6 p.m. Monday to Friday or meets on weekends without the written permission of the head of the program.

Design and production and management students in the sophomore, junior, and senior years may not schedule any classes on Tuesdays after 5 p.m. This is a period reserved for production meetings.

In addition to the general theater requirements, students must enroll in and complete one of three concentrations described more fully in the next section of this catalog.
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