Theatre - Master of Arts (M.A.)

Master of Arts (M.A.) - Theatre

College of Arts and Media

Degree Specific Credits: 30

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Notes/Description

  • One research-and-practice credit-load track is available: 27 credits of graduate-level coursework plus a 3-credit theatre practice project (THTR 690) which is defended orally in the last semester

  • Two research credit-load tracks are also available: 27 credits of graduate-level coursework plus a 3-credit professional paper (THTR 599) which is defended orally in the last semester, OR

  • 24 credits of graduate-level coursework plus a 6-credit critical thesis (minimum of 10,000 words; THTR 699) which is defended orally in the last semester

Summary

Core Courses

13

Additional Requirements

17

Advanced Studio Course

Approved Electives

Independent Study

Final Project

Total Hours

30


Core Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

THTR 501

Introduction to Graduate Studies

1

THTR 531

Graduate Seminar in Theatre History

3

THTR 532

Graduate Seminar in Dramaturgy

3

THTR 535

Performance Theory & Criticism

3

THTR 595

Practicum (Performance Studies)

3

Total Hours

13

Minimum Required Grade:

Additional Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Rule: Complete a minimum of 17 credits from the following subcategories:

Advanced Studio Course: Complete one course

*Approved Electives: 15 credits maximum

*Note: Elective course should be selected from ART, DANC, MART, MART, MUSI, or THTR based on primary area of inquiry in consultation with an advisor.

*Note: Elective courses denoted UG or G outside of the School should be selected from disciplines relevant to primary area of inquiry in consultation with an advisor.

Independent Study: Optional: 6 credits maximum

Final Project: Complete one of the following courses:

THTR 599

Professional Paper

3

THTR 690

Research

3

THTR 699

Thesis

6