Theater, B.A. Four-Year Degree Map for Bulletin Year 2019-2020

First Year

Fall Classes - 16 credits Credits Spring Classes - 15 credits Credits
ENGL 1010: English Composition I
Pathways Required Core
3 ENGL 1012: English Composition II
Pathways Required Core
3
Math & Quantitative Reasoning
Pathways Required Core
3 Life & Physical Sciences
Pathways Required Core
3
Creative Expression
Pathways Flexible Core
3 Creative Expression
Pathways Flexible Core
3
THEA 1001: Introduction to Theater Arts
Major
3 THEA 1201: Introduction to Theater Production
Major
3
THEA 1101: Introduction to Acting
Major
3 General Elective
General Elective
3
THEA 1601: Art of Theater: Practical Process and Collaboration
Major
1    

Second Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 15 credits Credits
Individual & Society
Pathways Flexible Core
3 Scientific World
Pathways Flexible Core
3
U.S. Experience in Its Diversity
Pathways Flexible Core
3 World Cultures & Global Issues
Pathways Flexible Core
3
THEA 1202: Scene/Electrics Shop Practicum
Major
1 THEA 1203: Costume Shop Practicum
Major
1
THEA 4501: World Theater History I
Major
2 THEA 4502: World Theater History II
Major
2
Performance course*
Major
3 Technical Theater course**
Major
3
General Elective
General Elective
3 General Elective
General Elective
3

Third Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 16 credits Credits
College Option
Pathways College Option
3 College Option
Pathways College Option
3
College Option
Pathways College Option
3 College Option
Pathways College Option
3
THEA 1204: Running Crew Practicum I
Major
1 THEA 4504W: World Theater History IV
Major
3
THEA 4503: World Theater History III
Major
2 Performance course*
Major
3
Technical Theater course**
Major
3 THEA 1202 or 1203 or 1204 or 1205 or 1206 or 1207
Major
1
General Elective
General Elective
3 General Elective
General Elective
3

Fourth Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 13 credits Credits
Theater Elective***
Major
3 THEA 3602 or 3620 or 4620 or 4710
Major
3
Theater Elective***
Major
3 Theater Elective***
Major
2
General Elective
General Elective
3 General Elective
General Elective
3
General Elective
General Elective
3 General Elective
General Elective
3
General Elective
General Elective
3 General Elective
General Elective
2

Degree Details

42 Pathways Credits

46 Major Credits

32 General Elective Credits

Students may apply a second major, or a minor, towards their general elective credits.

120 Total Credits

Contact Information

Department of Theater
317 Whitehead Hall
Victor (Kip) Marsh
Kmarsh@brooklyn.cuny.edu

The four-year degree map is designed to help you take the right courses in the right order so you can graduate in four years. It also helps you distinguish what courses qualify as Pathways courses, or Major courses, or General Elective courses. Ideally, you should follow the four-year degree map as closely as possible, but you are free to make some adjustments so long as the prerequisite requirements are satisfied.

*Students must complete two of the following Performance courses: THEA 2102, THEA 2103, THEA 3102, THEA 3103, THEA 3120, THEA 3601, THEA 3602, THEA 3620, THEA 3701, THEA 4102, THEA 4710, THEA 4620.

**Students must complete two of the following Technical Theater courses: THEA 2001, THEA 2201, THEA 2202, THEA 2310, THEA 2311, THEA 2312, THEA 2313, THEA 2320, THEA 3320, THEA 3321, THEA 3330, THEA 3331, THEA 3333, THEA 3340, THEA 3341, THEA 3351, THEA 4320, THEA 4330, THEA 4331, THEA 4340, THEA 4351, THEA 4701, THEA 4702, THEA 4703, THEA 4704, THEA 4705, THEA 4706.

***Students must complete additional Theater Electives from the following courses in order to earn at least 46 credits in the major: any additional THEA course, CLAS 3220, CMLT 3610, CMLT 3611, ENGL 3306, ENGL 3307, ENGL 3122, ENGL 3123, ENGL 3124, ENGL 3132, ENGL 3170.

In conjunction with the four-year degree map, you should review Degree Works, and the Brooklyn College website, for an approved list of courses in your major. Overall, it is best to review your degree map with your advisor on a regular basis.

Contact Information

Department of Theater
317 Whitehead Hall
Victor (Kip) Marsh
Kmarsh@brooklyn.cuny.edu

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