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Courses

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre with Directing Emphasis Courses

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Theatre with an emphasis in Directing is a total of 128-129 credit hours. View a complete course listing here.

Theatre Core

  • TDR 1120, Fundamentals of Production Design (3)
  • TDR 2080, Acting I (3)
  • TDR 2250, Directing I (3)
  • TDR 2400, Scriptwriting I (3)
  • TDR 3510, Theatre and Drama History I (3)
  • TDR 3520, Theatre and Drama History II (3)
  • TDR 3550, Dramatic Literature and Criticism (3)
  • TDR 3560, Play Analysis (3)

Directing Emphasis Classes

  • TDR 2100, Stage Voice and Diction I (3)
  • TDR 2200, Stage Movement I (3)
  • DAN 2410, Theatre Dance Styles (1)
  • TDR 3250, Directing II (3)
  • TDR 3260, Advanced Methods in Directing (3)
  • TDR 3400, Scriptwriting II (3)
  • TDR 3080, Acting II (3)
  • TDR 4080, Acting III (4) or TDR 4180, Acting IV (4)
  • TDR 4430, Stage Management (3)
  • TDR 2120, Audition/Portfolio I (1)
  • TDR 3120, Audition/Portfolio II (1)
  • TDR 4015, Senior Capstone in Theatre (1-3)

Supportive Courses

  • TDR 2210, Stage Combat (3)
  • TDR 3700, Business of Show Business (3)
  • TDR 4440, Technical Theatre for Stage Directors (3)
  • TDR 4520, Period Styles (3)
  • TDR 2310, Performance and Production Lab (1)
  • TDR 2320, Performance and Production Lab (1)