BA (120 credit hour) Major in Theatre

A student may take a 120 credit hour Major program in Theatre (Acting, Stage Design and Technical Theatre, or Theatre Studies) following consultation with the Associate Director (Theatre).  

120 credit hour Major in Theatre (Costume Studies)

Students wishing to take a 120 credit hour Major in Theatre (Costume Studies) must take the following courses:

Year 1
PERF 1000.03: Writing About Performance
PERF 1002.03: Writing About Stage and Screen
• THEA 1451.03: Introduction to Costume Studies a
• THEA 1452.03: Introduction to Costume Studies b
• Plus 18 elective credit hours

Year 2
THEA 2011.03: Ancient and Medieval Theatre
THEA 2012.03: Early Modern Theatre
THEA 2401.03: Cave to Castle - Dress from Prehistory to 1450
THEA 2402.03: Castle to Cafe - Dress from 1450 to 1700
• THEA 2407.03: The Aesthetics of Contemporary Dress a
• THEA 2408.03: The Aesthetics of Contemporary Dress b
THEA 2412.03: Language of Design
THEA 2451.03: Costume in Performance 1
• Plus 6 elective credit hours

Year 3
THEA 3402.03: Baroque to Bustles - Dress from 1700 to 1900
THEA 3403.03: Bustles to Boardroom - Modern Fashion from 1900
• THEA 3452.03: Costume in Performance 2a
• THEA 3453.03: Costume in Performance 2b
THEA 3454.03: Body-Shaping Through Historical Tailoring b
THEA 3455.03: Body-Shaping Through Historical Tailoring a
• Plus 12 elective credit hours 

Year 4
THEA 3503.03: Modern Theatre
• Any ONE of the following Theatre History courses: THEA 3911.03 (Gender and Theatre), THEA 4501.03 (Canadian Theatre Since 1968), THEA 4701.03 (Special Topics 1), THEA 4921.03 (Special Topics 2), THEA 4922.03 (Topics in Theatre History), THEA 4923.03 (Topics in Dramatic Literature), THEA 4931.03 (Contemporary Theatre)
THEA 4450.03: Costume Technology
THEA 4452.03: The Sculpture of Dress
• Plus 18 elective credit hours

NOTE: For historical reasons, many classes with FILM codes are crosslisted as THEA. However, no such class will count toward any Theatre degree, with the exception of FILM 2911.03/THEA 2911.03 (Stars and Stardom on Stage and Screen),  FILM 2911.03/THEA 3314.03 (Shakespeare and his Contemporaries on Film), and FILM 4393.03/THEA 4924 (Special Topics in Theatre and Cinema).