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Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Theatre - Internships

Fieldwork in Chicago (THTR 397)

An internship can be a vital part of the educational experience for those students
studying theatre. It can help the student make valuable contacts in the city and
prepare the student for an entry-level career or graduate school admission. The
internship is structured as an independent study course taken for credit, supervised
by the Director of Theatre or DFPA Chairperson.

Requirements:

Guidelines for Credit:

Internship Student Agreement Form
Internship Daily Log Sheet

Major in Theatre

A total of 47 credit hours are required for the major in Theatre. Requirements include Dramatic Structure and Theatrical Process (THTR 203), Crafts for the Stage (THTR 252), Introduction to Design (THTR 253),  Acting Theories and Techniques I and II (THTR 266 and 267), Theatre History and Literature I, II, III, IV (THTR 364, 365, 366, 367),  5 hours of Theatre Practicum (THTR 323), Play Direction (THTR 375) and 12 credit hours of theatre electives.  An advanced level design class in Scenic, Lighting, Costume or Sound Design may be substituted for Acting Theories and Techniques II (THTR 267).

Suggested Course Sequence

Year 1
Fall
THTR 203 DS & TP                                      3 hours
THTR 252 Crafts for the Stage                     3 hours
Spring
THTR 253 Introduction to Design                 3 hours
THTR 266 Acting Theories and Techniques I 3 hours
THTR 321 Theatre Practicum                       1 hour
Year 2
Fall
THTR 364 History and Literature  I               3 hours
THTR 267 Acting Theories and Techniques II 3 hours
THTR 321 Theatre Practicum                        1 hour
Spring
THTR 365 History and Literature II              3 hours
THTR 321 Theatre Practicum                       1 hour
Year 3
Fall
THTR 366 History and Literature III              3 hours
THTR 321 Theatre Practicum                        1 hour
Spring
THTR 367 History and Literature IV             3 hours
THTR 375 Play Direction                             3 hours
Year 4
Fall
THTR Elective                                             3 hours
THTR Elective                                             1 hour
Spring
THTR Elective                                            3 hours
THTR Elective                                            3 hour

Theatre Major Tracking Sheet

Theatre Minor

A total of 21 credit hours are required for the minor in Theatre. Requirements include Dramatic Structure and Theatrical Process (THTR 203), Introduction to Design (THTR 253),  Beginning Acting (THTR 261) or Acting Theories and Techniques (THTR 266), 3 hours of Theatre Practicum (THTR 323), and 9 credit hours of theatre electives.

Theatre Minor Tracking Sheet

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