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Theatre Program Undergraduate Student Learning Outcomes

Core Courses

An understanding and appreciation of the diverse areas of theatre that include the following:

Thtre 080

Theatre Forum

Thtre 162

Concepts of Theatre Production

Thtre 211

Drama Participation

Thtre 261

Fund of Acting

Thtre 267

Fund of Stage Costuming

Thtre 368

Fund of Technical Production

Thtre 369

Intro to Theatrical Design

Thtre 370

Dramatic Structure

Thtre 565

Principles of Directing

Thtre 572

History of Theatre I

Thtre 573

History of Thtre II

Knowledge of the various means (acting, directing, designing, constructing. playwriting, etc.) through which a theatrical concept is realized;


Knowledge of plays that are representative of the development of theatre and drama;

       X XX

Knowledge of theatre history, including its cultural context and its modes of production;

Knowledge of research sources and methods;    X X X  

A competency in a chosen specialization and/or general proficiency in a broad based background in Theatre Arts.

   XXX  X  

The ability to critically examine the dramatic structure and the dramatic logic of plays.

   XX XXX  

The cultivation of the following viewpoints:

Development of professional discipline

   X    X  
Development of a collaborative attitude  XXXXX X  
Development of artistic standards and judgment   X  XXXXX
Development of respect for the art form as it contributes to an understanding of human diversity X X    XXX
The ability to function safely and effectively using contemporary theatre technology  X XX     
The ability to respond as a critically informed member of the theatre audienceX  X  XXXXX
An appreciation of how the knowledge and skills learned in the discipline of theatre can transfer to life skillsXX X X  X