Online-Hybrid Master of Arts in Drama

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The TWU Master of Arts in Drama online-hybrid option is designed for Texas residents who are unable to attend traditional face-to-face courses while they earn college credit towards their Master of Arts in Drama degree.

At least 51% of the total institutional degree is offered by distance learning methods. Some courses are presented in traditional, face-to-face, evening sessions. Other courses combine face-to-face class meetings with regular on-line communication. Still other courses are completely on-line while some are administered through independent study with a Drama Program faculty member. Courses offered as hybrid classes will require 3-6 campus meetings per class.

Classes are offered in the Redbud Theater Complex in Hubbard Hall on the TWU Denton campus and on-line. The TWU Master of Arts degree plan requires 36 semester credit hours for successful completion. The core courses below are mandated; all others are electives.

Online-Hybrid Master of Arts in Drama Program of Study (36 semester credit hours)

DRAM 5433Contemporary Theatre (offered online)3
DRAM 5473Dramatic Criticism and Play Analysis (offered online)3
DRAM 5483Theatre History I (offered online)3
DRAM 5493Theatre History II (offerd online)3
DRAM 5521Theatre in Performance (taken 4 times for a total of four credit hours)1
DRAM 5913Independent Study (Project I offered online)3
DRAM 5973Professional Paper (Project II offered online)3
Select 16 semester credit hours from the following:20
Problems in Production (Advanced Directing)
Problems in Production (Characterization)
Styles of Acting
Theatre Management (offered as an online-hybrid)
Advanced Theatrical Design (Scenery)
Advanced Theatrical Design (Costumes)
Advanced Theatrical Design (Make-Up)
Advanced Theatrical Design (Lighting)
Speech for the Stage
Special Topics (Stage Management)
Special Topics (Sound for the Theatre)
Special Topics (History of Musical Theatre)
Special Topics (History of Costume, offered online)
Special Topics (Playwriting, offered online)
Special Topics (Intro to Film, offered online)