2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog - Belmont University


Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Drama
Minor in Theatre and Drama

Department of Theatre and Dance Goals: Bachelor of Arts

  1. To equip students with a vocabulary and language that reflects the standard terms and concepts used in the dramatic arts.
  2. To expose students to the foundational knowledge that impacts upon the major and minor movements of past and contemporary theatrical arts.
  3. To prepare students to display basic competencies in the following areas: acting, directing, scriptwriting, theatre criticism, theatre history, and production design.
  4. To contribute to the cultural and artistic environment of Belmont University and the Nashville community.
  5. To provide students with opportunities to gain practical and professional experience in a variety of areas within the performing arts.
  6. To combine a broad coverage of the field of theatre with an intensive liberal arts curriculum.

       
Theatre and Drama B.A. Hours
General Education Core Requirements for B.A.     59-63 
Major in Theatre and Drama     38 
TDR 1310-1320, 2310-2320, 3310-3320, 4310-4320,
Perfomance and Production Lab
  8  
TDR 1500-4500, Proficiency Review (8 semesters)  
0
 
TDR 2800, The Theatre Experience   3  
TDR 1120, Fundamentals of Production Design  
3
 
TDR 3560, Play Analysis   3  
TDR 2080, Acting I  
3
 
TDR 2250, Directing I   3  
TDR 3510, Theatre and Drama History I  
3
 
TDR 3520, Theatre and Drama History II   3  
TDR 3550, Dramatic Literature and Criticism  
3
 
Free Electives in Theatre (TDR)   6  
Minor  

 18

Free Electives     14
   

 
Total Hours 129-132

  

Minor

Minor in Theatre and Drama Hours
TDR 1310-1320, 2310-2320, 3310-3320, 4310-4320,
Perfomance and Production Lab
  3  
TDR 1120, Fundamentals of Production Design  
3
 
TDR 2080, Acting I   3  
TDR 2250, Basic Directing  
3
 
TDR 3520, Theatre and Drama History II   3  
TDR ____, Theatre Free Electives  
6
 
       
Total Hours 21