Theatre - Directing Emphasis
Arkansas State University-Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Fine Arts
Major: Theatre - Directing Emphasis
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester -Even year   Spring Semester - Odd year
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
MUS 2503 Fine Arts Music 3 X   THEA 1223 Principles of Design 3  
BIOL 1003 Biological Science 3      X   PHSC 1003 Physical Science 3 X
BIOL 1001 Biological Science  Lab 1 X   PHSC 1001 Physical Science Lab 1 X
THEA 1203 Intro. To Theatre (FYE)  3     MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 X
THEA 2203 Voice Tech I 3     THEA 1213 Beginning Acting 3  
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   16  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester - Odd year   Spring Semester- Even year
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
SCOM 1203 Oral Communications 3 X   HIST 2763 U.S. to 1876 3 X
HIST 1013 World Civilization to 1660 3 X   THEA 2253 Stage Management 3  
PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 X   THEA 3243 Stage Combat 3  
THEA 3213 Auditions 3     THEA 2223 Stagecraft 3  
THEA 2243 Costume Construction 3     THEA 2233 Makeup 3  
THEA 3252 Theatre Lab 2     THEA 3252 Theatre Lab 2  
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   17  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester- Even year   Spring Semester- Odd year
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
SOC 2213 Intro to Sociology 3 X   ART 2503 Fine Arts Visual 3 X
PSY 2013 Intro to Psychology 3 X   THEA 4323 Directing II 3  
THEA 3223 Dramatic Literature 3     ENG 2003 Intro to Literature I 3 X
THEA 4203 Directing I 3     THEA 4253 Theatre Management 3  
THEA3252 Theatre Lab 2     THEA3252 Theatre Lab 2  
THEA Elective 2            
Total Hours   16     Total Hours (Additional electives may be needed to fulfill scholarship requirements) 14  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester- Odd year   Spring Semester- Even year
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
THEA4263 Theatre Hist. I 3     THEA4413 Sound Design 3  
PHIL1102 Intro. To Philo 3 x   THEA4273 Theatre Hist. II 3  
THEA4283 Period Style 3     THEA3233 Play Analysis 3  
THEA3252 Theatre Lab 2     THEA4383 Senior Project 3  
THEA ELECTIVE 3     THEA3252 Theatre Lab 2  
          THEA3263 Acting Shakespeare 3  
Total Hours (Additional electives may be needed to fulfill scholarship requirements) 14     Total Hours   17  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 45     Total Degree Hours 126  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
126 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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