Bachelor of Arts in Drama (Emphasis in Acting and Directing)

Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120   
Major: 78 sch        

DRAMA.BA            CIP Code: 50.0501.00

Drama Major Rehearsal and Production Requirement

Drama majors must enroll in DRAM 1312 or DRAM 2312 or DRAM 3312 or DRAM 4412 each semester of full-time enrollment. Each of these courses corresponds with the student's class status. For example, a First Year student should enroll in DRAM 1312, a Sophomore student should enroll in DRAM 2312 and so on.  Transfer students should enroll in DRAM 3312 or DRAM 4412 after consulting with a program advisor.

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Courses Required for Major

Drama Core Courses
DRAM 1312Rehearsal and Production I (taken two times)4
DRAM 1321Script Reading (taken two times)2
DRAM 2312Rehearsal and Performance II (taken two times)4
DRAM 2433Theatrical Makeup3
DRAM 2213Performance I3
DRAM 2113Stagecraft I3
DRAM 3312Rehearsal and Performance III (taken two times)4
DRAM 3473The Theatre and Its Drama: Before 17153
DRAM 3483The Theatre and Its Drama: Since 17153
DRAM 3523Play Directing3
DRAM 4412Rehearsal and Production II (taken two times)4
DRAM 4603Summer Stock (taken two times)6
Emphasis Area
DRAM 2223Performance II3
DRAM 2473Movement for the Performer I3
DRAM 3603Advanced Acting and Scene Work3
DRAM 3493Theatre Speech3
DRAM 4403Scenic Design3
or DRAM 4413 Costume Design
or DRAM 4423 Stage Lighting
DRAM 4903Special Topics (Playwrighting)3
Electives (3 sch global perspectives)12
Take twelve SCH of drama or related studies
Foreign Languages6
Total Semester Credit Hours78
First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
DRAM 1312Rehearsal and Production I DRAM 12202
DRAM 1321Script Reading 1
DRAM 2213Performance I DRAM 13513
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
Creative Arts Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 16
SpringTCCN
DRAM 1312Rehearsal and Production I DRAM 12202
DRAM 1321Script Reading 1
DRAM 2223Performance II DRAM 13523
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
Wellness/Mathematics CAO Core2
 Semester Credit Hours 14
Second Year
FallTCCN
DRAM 2312Rehearsal and Performance II DRAM 23122
DRAM 2113Stagecraft I DRAM 13303
DRAM 2433Theatrical Makeup DRAM 13413
DRAM 2473Movement for the Performer I DRAM 13223
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
 Semester Credit Hours 14
SpringTCCN
DRAM 2312Rehearsal and Performance II DRAM 23122
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
Social/Behavioral Science Core (GP)3
Mathematics Core3
Language, Philosophy and Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours 14
SummerTCCN
DRAM 4603Summer Stock 3
 Semester Credit Hours 3
Third Year
FallTCCN
DRAM 3312Rehearsal and Performance III DRAM 22202
DRAM 3473The Theatre and Its Drama: Before 1715 DRAM 23613
DRAM 3603Advanced Acting and Scene Work 23523
Multicultural Women's Studies3
Life/Phyiscal Science3
 Semester Credit Hours 14
SpringTCCN
DRAM 3312Rehearsal and Performance III DRAM 22202
DRAM 3483The Theatre and Its Drama: Since 1715 DRAM 23623
DRAM 3493Theatre Speech DRAM 2336, SPCH 13423
DRAM 4403, 4413, or 4423Scenic Design 3
Life/Phyiscal Science3
 Semester Credit Hours 14
SummerTCCN
DRAM 4603Summer Stock 3
 Semester Credit Hours 3
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
DRAM 4412Rehearsal and Production II DRAM 22202
DRAM 4903 (Playwriting)Special Topics 3
DRAM Elective3
DRAM Elective (upper level)3
Related Studies: Foreign Language3
 Semester Credit Hours 14
SpringTCCN
DRAM 4412Rehearsal and Production II DRAM 22202
DRAM 3523Play Directing 3
DRAM Elective3
DRAM Elective3
Related Studies: Foreign Language3
 Semester Credit Hours 14
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.