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2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre Arts Major

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Jennifer Dobby Chair of Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Senior Lecturer in Theatre Arts
Justin Gale Scene Shop and Production Manager
Cecelia Mason Kuenn Costume Shop Manager
James Zager Associate Professor in Theatre Arts

The Theatre & Arts Management Program offers a major in Theatre Arts, and minors in Arts Management and Theatre.

The Theatre Arts Major is intended to prepare students for continued engagement in the theatre arts, arts management, theatre education, or graduate studies. Through traditional classroom work, participation in fully produced mainstage productions, a multifaceted student theatre season, and in-depth community partnerships, we strive to train the artist of today for the theatre of tomorrow.

Learning Outcomes for Theatre Arts

Upon successful completion of major requirements students will be able to demonstrate:

  1. An understanding of theatre history and literature in a global context.
  2. The skills necessary to take part in the collaborative theatre process.
  3. The tools to create and promote theatre as a vital art form serving a diverse community.


To fulfill the major requirements, students must take a total of 4 credits in THE 100  and/or THE 300 .

Experiential/Professional/Leadership Opportunities (4 credits)

Minimum of 4 credits chosen from:

Bachelor of Arts Requirements

The requirements for a Bachelor of Arts are:

  • Students must take 8 credits in the same modern language (MLL) other than English, this does not include American Sign Language. Carroll University will accept a total of 8 transferred credits from another college/university as long as all 8 credits are completed in the same language.
  • **International students who have English as their second language should contact the Registrar concerning the Modern Language
  • 4 Hour(s) or higher
  • 4 Hour(s)
  • Degree requirements cannot be waived.


Each major may have specific course sequencing requirements. For specific requirements, see “Required Support Courses” within each major

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