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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre Studies (B.A.)


The student learning outcomes for this degree are located at http://www.niu.edu/assessment/clearinghouse/outcomes/index.shtml.

Check departmental information for any additional requirements.

Requirements in School (62)


And


Requirements outside School (0-12)


  • Fulfillment of B.A. foreign language requirement (0-12)
    (See “Foreign Language Requirement for the B.A. Degree”  in the Other Graduation Requirements section of this catalog.)

Special Requirements


Formal continuation as a candidate for the B.A. degree will require successful completion of the theatre studies competency examination along with a review of the student’s academic and creative work. The examination and review must be completed by the end of the fourth semester for NIU students. In the case of transfer students, the examination and review must be completed by the end of the second semester at NIU. Students are required to maintain a minimum overall 2.00 GPA; maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA in all theatre courses; successfully pass a portfolio review of work achieved in theatre, and complete either THEA 492, Senior Research Project, or THEA 495, Internship in Theatre Arts, to reflect academic and artistic excellence, prior to graduation.

Students pursuing the Major in Theatre Studies (B.A.) must complete two semesters of THEA 395C, Design/Technology/Stage Management as part of the three semester hours of THEA 395 required for the degree.

Total Hours for a Major in Theatre Studies (B.A.): 62-72