Sep 18, 2021  
NSU Catalog 2020-2021 
    
NSU Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre (BA)


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Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will acquire and demonstrate an understanding of fundamental theatrical production techniques, and the ability to perform those techniques properly and safely. (Cross-curricular Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking; Information Literacy; Problem Solving; Foundational Lifelong Learning Skills)
  • Students will acquire and demonstrate analytical, preparatory, memorization, and interpretation skills around dramatic literature, which enable understanding and performance of roles in a wide variety of styles and formats.(Cross-curricular Skills: Inquiry and Analysis; Critical and Creative Thinking; Information Literacy; Intercultural Knowledge)
  • Students will acquire and demonstrate an understanding of the history of theatre, its origins, and its evolution into current forms of practice and presentation. (Cross-curricular Skills: Inquiry and Analysis; Critical and Creative Thinking; Information Literacy; Intercultural Knowledge)
  • Students will acquire and demonstrate an understanding the theatre production process, and each individual's role in collaboratively bringing a production to fruition. (Cross-curricular Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking; Information Literacy; Teamwork; Problem Solving)
  • Students will acquire and demonstrate the skills needed to succeed in leadership positions. By working in both leadership and subordinate roles, they will learn to constructively give and receive feedback, work with diverse personality types, and learn empathy skills as they relate to working with people with various strengths and weaknesses in a theatre rehearsal setting. (Cross-curricular Skills: Teamwork; Foundational Lifelong Learning Skills; Integrative Learning; Diversity, Inclusion and Equity)

Theatre Emaphasis (choose one) 21 credits


Theatre Studies


Total: 43 credits


Free Electives: 47 credits


General Education Requirements


Baccalaureate degrees - 30 credits

Associate degrees - 24 credits

Goal #1: Written Communication (6 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial English course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (2:7.6).

Goal #2: Oral Communcation (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Goal #4: Arts and Humanities (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 credits Associate)


Goal #5: Mathematics (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial Mathematics course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (AAC Guidelines 7.6).

Goal #6: Natural Sciences (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 Credits Associate)


Associate Degree Flexibility (3 credits)


Students have the flexibility to select an additional three credits from Goal #3, #4, or #6 with courses selected from different disciplinary prefixes.

Degree Requirements (BA) - 9 credits


Human Values (3 credits)


Arts and Humanities (6 credits)


Two additional courses from those listed in General Education Requirements Goal #4. The courses must be from different disciplines than those selected to satisfy General Education Requirements Goal #4.

A total of four courses are required for the BA degree:

  • At least one course must be in the fine arts (ART, ARTH, MUS, THEA).
  • At least one course must be in literature (ENGL).
  • At least one course must be in a foreign language.
  • At least one course must be in Western Civilization (HIST 121  or HIST 122 )

TOTAL DEGREE: 120 CREDITS


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