Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

Theatre


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OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum number of credits required to graduate: 120

Minimum Cumulative GPA required to graduate: 2.0

Minimum number of credits required to complete the major: 33

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward major: Theatre majors must receive a grade of C or better in all theatre courses required for the major.  If a student receives a grade of C- or lower they must repeat the course and raise the grade to receive degree credit.

Other GPA requirements to graduate: Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in the courses in the major field that are credited toward the major.

Required Course(s) for fulfilling Capstone Experience: THE 415; HON 498/499 on a topic in theatre and advised by a faculty member in the Division may be substituted for THE 415.  The thesis proposal form must be signed by the chair of the Division of Theatre/Dance.

Residency requirement:  Majors in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences require a minimum of 15 institutional credits in the major.

Contact Information: Laura Artesani, Acting Chair, Class of 1944 Hall, 581-1745, laura.artesani@maine.edu


The requirements listed on this page are specific to this particular major. Students are also responsible for meeting any graduation requirements set out by their college. Students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) should make sure to review those requirements as stated on the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences  page of the catalog.

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Information about the Theatre major

Suggested four-year plan for the BA in Theater


First Year - First Semester - 16 Credits*


First Year - Second Semester - 16 Credits


Second Year - First Semester - 15 Credits


Second Year - Second Semester - 15 Credits


  • Credits: 2
  • General Education Requirement: Population and the Environmental Credits: 3
  • General Education Requirement: Science Credits: 3
  • College Requirement Credits: 3
  • Language Requirement Credits: 4

Third Year - First Semester - 14 Credits


  • Credits: 3
  • Theatre Elective Credits: 3 
  • College Requirement or Elective Credits: 3
  • General Education Requirement: Ethics Credits: 3
  • Elective or Additional Theatre Course Credits: 2

Third Year - Second Semester - 14 Credits


Fourth Year - First Semester - 15 Credits


  • Credits: 3
  • (Gen Ed Cultural Diversity & International Perspective, and Writing Competency)

  • Elective or Additional Theatre Course Credits: 3
  • College Requirement Credits: 3
  • Elective Credits:3
  • Elective Credits: 3

Fourth Year - Second Semester - 15 Credits


Note:


Some Core Theatre courses count toward the Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives, Artistic and Creative Expression, and Writing Intensive and Writing in the Major. So, the student may just take Elective courses in place of these requirements.

Students, who want to minor in dance, may substitute the equivalent credits of non-theatre electives for Dance credits. DAN courses count as credits outside the major and can be used for electives.

Elective Credits in this four-year plan may be applied to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement of a second major or a minor in another discipline.

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