DEGREE PROGRAMS
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DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND DANCE

John Shearin, Chairperson, 105 Messick Building

BFA IN DANCE

In order to declare a major in dance, a student must satisfy the requirements as stated in the catalog for transfer to departments in the College of Arts and Sciences (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies.), must pass an examination by a dance faculty jury, and must have completed a minimum of 12 s.h. in dance with minimum grades of C.  Dance faculty jury will also determine placement in technique levels.  Dance majors must attain a minimum grade of C in all required dance courses.  Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

1.
General education (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.), including 7 s.h. of cognates from 4., below.
42 s.h
2.
Core.
Dance (19 s.h.):
DNCE 2201. Dance Improvisation I (1) (F)
DNCE 2202. Dance Improvisation II (1) (S)
DNCE 3000, 3001. Dance Performance (1,1) (P: Consent of instructor)
DNCE 4044. History of Dance I (3) (WI) (F) (GE:FA)
DNCE 4045. History of Dance II (3) (WI) (S) (GE:FA)
DNCE 4046. Composition I (3) (WI) (F) (P: 3000-level dance technique class)
DNCE 4047. Composition II (3) (WI) (S) (P: DNCE 4046)
DNCE 4048. Choreography Project (3) (P: DNCE 4047 or consent of instructor)
Theatre (21 s.h.):
THEA 2001. Stage Scenery I (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
THEA 2015. Voice and Articulation (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Intended THEA, DNCE, and EMST media performance or electronic news majors))
Choose 15 s.h. THEA electives from:
THEA 1010. Introduction to Acting I (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:FA)
THEA 1020. Introduction to Acting II (3) (S) (P: THEA 1010)
THEA 2002. Stage Scenery II (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) (P: THEA 2001)
THEA 2006. The Art of Make-up (1) (F,S) (P: THEA major; C: THEA 2007)
THEA 2007. Make-up Laboratory (1) (F,S) (C: THEA 2006)
THEA 3003. Stage Lighting (3) (F,S) (P: Consent of instructor)
THEA 3004. Scenery Design I (3) (F) (P: THEA 2002 or consent of instructor)
THEA 3007. Costume Design (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
THEA 3008. Advanced Costume Design (3) (P: THEA 3007 or consent of instructor)
THEA 4003. Advanced Stage Lighting (3) (P: THEA 3003 or consent of instructor)
THEA 4030. Creative Dramatics (3) (F) (GE:FA)
THEA 4065. Stage Management (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
THEA 4066. Theatre Management (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
40 s.h.
3.
Concentration area (Choose one.).
Ballet:
24 s.h. ballet through DNCE 4081. Ballet VIII (3) (P: DNCE 4071 or consent of instructor)
6 s.h. contemporary
6 s.h. jazz or more contemporary
Contemporary:
24 s.h. contemporary through DNCE 4082. Contemporary Dance VIII (3) (P: DNCE 4072 or consent of instructor)
6 s.h. ballet
6 s.h. jazz or more ballet
Jazz:
18 s.h. starting with DNCE 2033. Jazz Dance III (3) (F) (P: 6 s.h. of ballet or consent of instructor)  through DNCE 4083. Jazz Dance VIII (3) (P: DNCE 4073)
6 s.h. contemporary
12 s.h. ballet or more contemporary
(P/C for DNCE 2033, 2043 is 6 s.h. or ballet or consent of instructor.  Majors may take DNCE 1013, 1023, but the credit will not count toward the jazz concentration.)
36 s.h.
4.
Cognates.
Choose two from:
ART 1910. Art Appreciation (2) (F,S) (GE:FA)
MUSC 2208. Music Appreciation (2) (F,S,SS)
MUSC 2218. Orchestral Music (2) (SS)
MUSC 2228. Music of the Theatre (2) (SS) (RP: MUSC 2208)
MUSC 2258. History of Jazz Music (2) (F,S,SS)
Choose one from:
ART 1001. Color and Design (3) (F,S,SS)
ART 1906. Art History Survey (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) (P: ART 1905 or 1910)
ART 1907. Art History Survey (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) (P: ART 1905 or 1910)
MUSC 1008. Music Theory for Nonmusic Majors (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) (P: Ability to read music or consent of instructor)
MUSC 3018. Introduction to Basic Music Skills for Elementary School Teachers (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:FA)
PHIL 2271. Introduction to Philosophy of Art (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:FA)
7 s.h.
5.
Electives to complete requirements for graduation.

BS IN DANCE EDUCATION

In order to declare a major in dance , a student must satisfy the requirements as stated in the catalog for transfer to departments in the College of Arts and Sciences (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies.), must pass an examination by a dance faculty jury, must have completed 12 s.h. in dance with a minimum grade of C, and must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.  Dance faculty jury will also determine placement in technique levels. Dance majors must attain a minimum grade of C in all required dance courses. See Section 7, Degree Programs, School of Education, Licensure, for NC teacher licensure requirements. Minimum degree requirement is 128 s.h. of credit as follows:

1.
General education (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.), including those listed below and 7 s.h. of cognates in art and music .
BIOL 1050, 1051. General Biology and Laboratory (3,1) (F,S,SS) (GE:SC)
MATH 2127. Basic Concepts of Mathematics (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test)
PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO)
Choose a history course
Choose a literature course
42 s.h.
2.
Core.
Dance (21 s.h.):
DNCE 2200. Creative Dance and Drama for the Elementary School (2) (S)
DNCE 2201. Dance Improvisation I (1) (F)
DNCE 2202. Dance Improvisation II (1) (S)
DNCE 4044. History of Dance I (3) (WI) (F) (GE:FA)
DNCE 4045. History of Dance II (3) (WI) (S) (GE:FA)
DNCE 4046. Composition I (3) (WI) (F) (P: 3000-level dance technique class)
DNCE 4047. Composition II (3) (WI) (S) (P: DNCE 4046)
EXSS 2202. Motor Learning and Performance (3) (F,S,SS)
EXSS 2500. Dance in the Schools (2) (F,S,SS) (P: EXSS 1000)
Technique (26 s.h.):
Choose 12 s.h. contemporary dance (minimum proficiency Level IV)
Choose 6 s.h. ballet
Choose 6 s.h. jazz
Choose 2 s.h. electives
Theatre (9 s.h.):
THEA 2001. Stage Scenery I (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
THEA 4065. Stage Management (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
Choose 3 s.h. from:
THEA 1010. Introduction to Acting I (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:FA)
THEA 2002. Stage Scenery II (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) (P: THEA 2001)
THEA 2015. Voice and Articulation (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Intended THEA, DNCE, and EMST media performance or electronic news majors))
THEA 3003. Stage Lighting (3) (F,S) (P: Consent of instructor)
THEA 3007. Costume Design (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
THEA 4030. Creative Dramatics (3) (F) (GE:FA)
THEA 4066. Theatre Management (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
56 s.h.
3.
Professional courses.
DNCE 2190. Early Experiences for the Prospective Dance Educator (1) (F)
DNCE 4323. Perspectives on Dance Education, Grades K-12 (3) (WI) (F,S) (P: Consent of instructor)
DNCE 4324. Internship in Dance Education (10) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; C: DNCE 4325)
DNCE 4325. Internship Seminar: Issues in Dance Education (1) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; C: DNCE 4324
EddC 4001. Technology in Education (2) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division)
EDUC 3200. Introduction to American Education (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (P: Early experience course or consent of instructor)
EDUC 4400. Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division) or PSYC 4305. Educational Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (P: PSYC 2201 or 2240 or 3206 or 3240 or equivalent)
PSYC 3206. Developmental Psychology (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060)
READ 3990. Teaching Reading in the Content Areas in the Secondary School (2) (F,S,SS)
SPED 4010. Exceptional Students in the Regular Classroom (2) (F,S) (RP: SPED 2000)
30 s.h.

BA IN THEATRE ARTS

Theatre majors must attain a minimum grade of C in all required theatre courses.  Minimum degree requirement is 120 s.h. of credit as follows:

1.
General education (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.).
42 s.h.
2.
Foreign language through level 1004.
12 s.h.
3.
Core.
THEA 1010. Introduction to Acting I (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:FA)
THEA 2001. Stage Scenery I (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
THEA 2015. Voice and Articulation (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Intended THEA, DNCE, and EMST media performance or electronic news majors)
THEA 2035. Theatre History-Literature (3) (WI) (S) (GE:FA)
THEA 3003. Stage Lighting (3) (F,S) (P: Consent of instructor)
THEA 3007. Costume Design (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
THEA 3035. Theatre History-Literature II (3) (WI) (F) (GE:FA)
Choose 15 s.h. from:
THEA 2002. Stage Scenery (3) (S)
THEA 3004. Scenery Design I (3) (F) (P: THEA 2002 or consent of instructor)
THEA 3036. Theatre History-Literature III (3) (WI) (S) (GE:FA)
THEA 3050. Advanced Acting (3) (F) (P: THEA 1020)
THEA 4040. Directing I (3) (WI) (F) (P: THEA 2020)
THEA 4065. Stage Mangement (3) (F,S)
THEA 4066. Theatre Management (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
36 s.h.
4.
Minor and electives to complete requirements for graduation.  

BFA IN THEATRE ARTS

Theatre majors must attain a minimum grade of C in all required theatre courses.  Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

1.
General education (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.), including those listed below.
ENGL 3330. Early Twentieth Century Drama (3) (WI) (F-EY) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3340. Contemporary Drama (3) (WI) (F-OY) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
42 s.h.
2.
Core.
THEA 1010. Introduction to Acting I (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:FA)
THEA 2001. Stage Scenery I (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
THEA 2015. Voice and Articulation (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Intended THEA, DNCE, and EMST media performance or electronic news majors)
THEA 2035. Theatre History-Literature I (3) (WI) (S) (GE:FA)
THEA 3003. Stage Lighting (3) (F,S) (P: Consent of instructor)
THEA 3007. Costuming (3) (F,S)
THEA 3035. Theatre History-Literature II (3) (F) (WI) (GE:FA)
21 s.h.
3.
Concentration area (Choose one.).
Musical Theatre (60-63 s.h.):
Dance (17 s.h.):
DNCE 3014. Fundamentals of Tap Dance (1) (F) (GE:FA)
DNCE 3024. Intermediate Tap Dance (1) (S) (P: DNCE 3014 or consent of instructor)
Students must complete 9 s.h., achieving at least level III, in one of either ballet, contemporary dance, or jazz dance and 6 s.h. from the other two areas.
Music  (13-16 s.h.):
MUSC 1008. Music Theory for Nonmusic Majors (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) (P: Ability to read music or consent of instructor)  or MUSC 1156. Basic Musicianship (4) (F)
MUSC 1018, 1028. Music Reading and Fundamentals for Nonmusic Majors (2,2) (GE:FA) or MUSC 1176 (F), 1186 (S). Basic Musicianship Laboratory (1,1)
*MUSC 1108 (F), 1118 (S). Nonmusic Major Group Voice (1,1) (GE:FA)
*MUSC 1208, 1218. Nonmusic Major Group Piano (1,1) (F,S) (GE:FA)
4 s.h. private applied voice
(*A student who is exempt from any of these courses must take other applied voice or piano to complete the total applied hours.)
Theatre (30 s.h.):
THEA 1020. Introduction to Acting II (3) (S) (P: THEA 1010)
THEA 2006. The Art of Make-up (1) (F,S) (P: THEA major; C: THEA 2007)
THEA 2007. Make-up Laboratory (1) (F,S) (C: THEA 2006)
THEA 2016. Vocal Production for the Actor (3) (F) (P: Professional acting and musical theatre majors; THEA 2015; or consent of instructor)
THEA 3050. Advanced Acting I (3) (F) (P: THEA 1020)
THEA 3055. History of the American Musical Theatre (3) (WI) (S) (P: MUSC 2166 or consent of instructor)
THEA 3060. Advanced Acting II (3) (S) (P: THEA 3050)
THEA 3090. Musical Theatre Performance Techniques I (3) (F) (P: THEA 1020; demonstrated vocal skill; and/or consent of instructor)
THEA 3095. Musical Theatre Performance Techniques II (3) (S) (P: THEA 3090; audition or consent of instructor)
THEA 4080. Musical Theatre Practicum (1) (WI) (P: THEA 3095)
THEA 4090. Musical Theatre Performance Technique III (3) (F) (P: THEA 2035, 3095)
THEA 4095. Musical Theatre Performance Technique IV (3) (S) (P: THEA 4090)
Professional Actor Training (55 s.h.):
Students are admitted to the program after the freshman year by jury. Transfer students may also be admitted by interview and/or audition. 
DNCE 1011. Ballet I (3) (F) or DNCE 1012. Contemporary Dance I (3) (F) or DNCE 1013. Jazz Dance I (3) (F)
DNCE 1021. Ballet II (3) (S) or DNCE 1022. Contemporary Dance II (3) or DNCE 1023. Jazz Dance II (3)
THEA 1020. Introduction to Acting II (3) (S) (P: THEA 1010)
THEA 2002. Stage Scenery II (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) (P: THEA 2001) or THEA 4065. Stage Management (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
THEA 2006. The Art of Make-up (1) (F,S) (P: THEA major; C: THEA 2007)
THEA 2007. Make-up Laboratory (1) (F,S) (C: THEA 2006)
THEA 2010. Professional Acting Technique I (3) (F) (P: THEA 1020; audition and faculty jury)
THEA 2016. Vocal Production for the Actor (3) (F) (P: Professional acting and musical theatre majors; THEA 2015; or consent of instructor)
THEA 2017. Movement for Actors (3) (F,S) (P: THEA 1020)
THEA 2020. Professional Acting Technique II (3) (S) (P: THEA 2010)
THEA 3010. Professional Acting Technique III (3) (F) (P: THEA 2020)
THEA 3015. Oral Interpretation (3) (S) (P: THEA 2015 or consent of instructor)
THEA 3020. Professional Acting Technique IV (3) (S) (P: THEA 3010)
THEA 3025. Intermediate Voice and Articulation (3) (F,S) (P: THEA 2015 or consent of instructor)
THEA 3036. Theatre History-Literature III (3) (WI) (S) (GE:FA)
THEA 4025. Television and Film Practicum for the Actor I (3) (F) (P: THEA 3020 or consent of instructor)
THEA 4031. Dialects for the Stage (2) (S) (P: THEA 2020 or consent of instructor)
THEA 4040. Directing I (3) (WI) (F) (P: Consent of instructor)
THEA 4041. Directing II (3) (S) (P: THEA 4040; consent of instructor)
THEA 4070. Professional Preparation and Audition Technique for Actors (3) (WI) (S) (P: THEA 4025)
Theatre Design and Production (55 s.h.):
ART 1906. Art History Survey (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) (P: ART 1905 or 1910) or ART 1907. Art History Survey (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) (P: ART 1905 or 1910)
THEA 2002. Stage Scenery II (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) (P: THEA 2001)
THEA 2003. Scene Painting (3) (GE:FA) (P: THEA 2001, 2002)
THEA 2009. Decor and Ornament for the Stage (3) (GE:FA)
THEA 3000, 3001. Special Theatre Projects (1,1) (P: Consent of instructor)
THEA 3002. Advanced Theatrical Drafting (3) (F) (P: THEA 2002 or consent of instructor)
THEA 3004. Scenery Design I (3) (F) (P: THEA 2002 or consent of instructor)
THEA 3036. Theatre History-Literature III (3) (S) (WI) (GE:FA)
THEA 4000, 4001. Special Theatre Projects (1,1) (P: Consent of instructor)
THEA 4002. Advanced Technical Production (6) (P: Junior standing; consent of instructor)
THEA 4040. Directing I (3) (WI) (F)
THEA 4065. Stage Management (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
THEA 4099. Design and Production Portfolio (1) (P: Junior or senior standing; consent of instructor)
THEA 5000. Dramatic Arts Workshop (3)
Choose one from:
THEA 1020. Introduction to Acting II (3) (S) (P: THEA 1010)
THEA 4041. Directing II (3) (S) (P: THEA 4040; consent of instructor)
Choose a minimum of 11 s.h. from:
THEA 2006. The Art of Make-up (1) (F,S) (P: THEA major; C: THEA 2007) and THEA 2007. Make-up Laboratory (1) (F,S) (C: THEA 2006)
THEA 3005. Scenery Design II (3) (P: THEA 3004)
THEA 3008. Advanced Costume Design (3) (P: THEA 3007 or consent of instructor)
THEA 3501, 3502, 3503. Independent Study in Theatre (1,2,3) (F,S)
THEA 3601, 3602, 3603. Selected Topics in Theatre (1,2,3) (F,S)
THEA 4003. Advanced Stage Lighting (3) (P: THEA 3003 or consent of instructor)
THEA 4066. Theatre Management (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
52-63 s.h.
4.
Electives to complete requirements for graduation.  

BFA IN THEATRE ARTS EDUCATION

Students interested in this program should contact the department chair prior to enrollment. See Section 7, Degree Programs, School of Education, Licensure, for NC teacher licensure requirements. Minimum degree requirement is 128 s.h. of credit as follows:

1.
General education (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies: Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.), including those listed below.
PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO)
PSYC 2201. Psychology of Childhood (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060 or equivalent) or PSYC 3206. Developmental Psychology (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060)
Choose 6 s.h. from: 
ENGL 3330. Early Twentieth Century Drama (3) (WI) (F-EY) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3340. Contemporary Drama (3) (WI) (F-OY) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4070. Shakespeare: The Histories (3) (WI) (F-EY) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4080. Shakespeare: The Comedies (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4090. Shakespeare: The Tragedies (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
42 s.h.
2.
Core.
DNCE 1011. Ballet I (3) (F) (GE:FA) or DNCE 1012. Contemporary Dance I (3) (GE:FA) or DNCE 1013. Jazz Dance I (3) (F) (GE:FA)
EMST 2210. Audio Production (3) (F,S,SS) (P: EMST 2110 or consent of dept chair)
EMST 3310. Video Production (3) (F,S,SS) (P: EMST 2310 or consent of dept chair)
THEA 1010. Introduction to Acting I (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:FA)
THEA 1020. Introduction to Acting II (3) (S) (P: THEA 1010)
THEA 2001. Stage Scenery I (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) 
THEA 2006. The Art of Make-up (1) (F,S) (P: THEA major; C: THEA 2007)
THEA 2007. Make-up Laboratory (1) (F,S) (C: THEA 2006)
THEA 2015. Voice and Articulation (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Intended THEA, DNCE, and EMST media performance or electronic news majors)
THEA 2035. Theatre History-Literature I (3) (WI) (S) (GE:FA)
THEA 3003. Stage Lighting (3) (F,S) (P: Consent of instructor)
THEA 3004. Scenery Design I (3) (F) (P: THEA 2002 or consent of instructor)
THEA 3007. Costume Design (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
THEA 3015. Oral Interpretation (3) (S) (P: THEA 2015 or consent of instructor)
THEA 3035. Theatre History-Literature II (3) (WI) (F) (GE:FA)
THEA 3036. Theatre History-Literature III (3) (WI) (S) (GE:FA)
THEA 4030. Creative Dramatics (3) (S) (GE:FA)
THEA 4040. Directing I (3) (WI) (F) (P: THEA 1010 or 2020)
THEA 4041. Directing II (3) (S) (P: THEA 4040; consent of instructor)
THEA 4065. Stage Management (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
THEA 4066. Theatre Management (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
59 s.h.
3.
Professional courses.
EDTC 4001. Technology in Education (2) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division)
EDUC 3200. Introduction to American Education (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (P: Early experience course or consent of instructor)
EDUC 4400. Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division)
READ 3990. Teaching Reading in the Content Areas in the Secondary School (2) (F,S,SS)
SPED 4010. Exceptional Students in the Regular Classroom (2) (F,S) (RP: SPED 2000)
THEA 2123. Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher (1)
THEA 4323. The Teaching of Theatre Arts in Grades K-12 (3)
THEA 4324. Internship in Theatre Education (10) (P: Admission to upper division; THEA 2123; C: THEA 4325)
THEA 4325. Internship Seminar: Issues in Theatre Education (1) (P: Admission to upper division; C: THEA 4324)
27 s.h.

THEATRE ARTS MINOR

Minimum requirement for minor is 24 s.h. credit as follows:

1.
Core.
THEA 1010. Introduction to Acting I (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:FA)
THEA 2001. Stage Scenery I (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
THEA 2015. Voice and Articulation (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Intended THEA, DNCE, and EMST media performance or electronic news majors)
THEA 2035. Theatre History-Literature I (3) (WI) (S) (GE:FA)
THEA 3007. Costume Design (3) (F,S) (GE:FA)
15 s.h.
2.
THEA electives.
9 s.h.

DANCE MINOR

The student minoring in dance should take at least one dance course each semester.  Faculty jury will determine placement in technique levels.  The dance minor must complete level IV in at least one technique.  Minimum requirement for minor is 24 s.h. credit as follows:

Required courses.
24 s.h.

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