Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Theatre Arts (BA) (Design)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
026.108 Theatre Practicum126.108 Theatre Practicum
226.101 Career Seminar: A Theatre Life in Bloom346.200 Cultural Anthropology (Recommended)
326.102 Introduction to Theatre or 26.215 History of Theatre
326.211 Theatre Production325.103 Public Speaking (Recommended)
320.101 Composition I3General Ed. Quantitative/Analytical Reasoning
 or General Ed. Quantitative/Analytical Reasoning or 20.101 Composition I
326.277 Costume Construction3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making
109.100 Optional University Seminar332.111 Drawing 1
15Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
026.108 Theatre Practicum126.108 Theatre Practicum
32nd-level Writing Course326.215 History of Theatre I
 or 26.215 History of Theatre or 26.325 History of Theatre II
 or 26.325 History of Theatre II or 26.416 Modern Theatre
326.202 Understanding Plays: Script Analysis326.311 Scene Design
 or General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math) or 26.314 Stage Light Theory & Design
326.270 Fundamentals of Theatre Design326.377 Costume Design
3Performance Emphasis Elective3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
15Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
026.108 Theatre Practicum126.108 Theatre Practicum
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)326.416 Modern Theatre
 or 26.202 Understanding Plays: Script Analysis or 2nd-level Writing Course
326.325 History of Theatre II326.314 Stage Light Theory & Design
 or 26.416 Modern Theatre or 26.311 Scene Design
 or 46.200 Cultural Anthropology(Recommended)3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math
3Free Elective1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills
3Free Elective  
15Total Semester Credits14Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eight Semester
326.491 Seminar in Technical Theatre & Design3Free Elective<
 or Free Elective or 26.491 Seminar in Technical Theatre & Design
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)226.401 Career Seminar: A Life in the Theatre
3Free Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective2Free Elective
  1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills
15Total Semester Credits14Total Semester Credits


1 Theatre Practicum must be taken for 2 consecutive semesters to earn 1 credit; 6 total semesters required.

2 The sequence of General Education courses is an example only; they may be taken in any order.

3 46.200 is recommended by the department as a group B choice; an alternate group B may be chosen.

4 25.103 is recommended by the department as a 3rd communications course; an alternate may by chosen.

Two of the courses selected for the Major, General Education OR Free Elective must also qualify as

Diversity courses. See list of Diversity Courses and consult advisor.