BA in Theatre with concentration in Performance

Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BA in Theatre with a concentration in Performance. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
THR 101 (Major Requirement)11THR 212 (Major Requirement)3
THR 106 (Goal 3 Arts and Humanities, Major Requirement)3THR 215 (Major Requirement)3
ENGL 101 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing I)23THR 216, 220, or 224 (Theatre Production I, Major Requirement)2
First Year Seminar Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking3ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing II)23
1st Semester Language (BA Second Language)52nd Semester Language (BA Second Language)5
 15 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
THR 213 (Major Requirement)3THR 206 (Major Requirement)3
THR 216, 220, or 224 (Theatre Production II, Major Requirement)32THR 308 (Major Requirement)43
Goal 3 Natural Science3THR 201 (Major Requirement)1
BA Laboratory/Field Experience (LFE)1Goal 2.2 Communication3
Goal 1.2 Quantitative Literacy3Goal 3 Social Science3
3rd Semester Language (BA Second Language)34th Semester Language, or 1st semester of Another Language (BA Second Language)73
 15 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
THR 301 or 401 (Major Requirement)1THR 525, 526, or 528 (History of Theatre II, Major Requirement)3
THR 525, 526, or 528 (History of Theatre I, Major Requirement)3300+ Theatre Elective (1 of 3), Major Requirement53
BA Quantitative Reasoning (QR)3Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3
Goal 4.1 US Diversity3Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83
 13 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
300+ Theatre Elective (2 of 3), Major Requirement33300+ Theatre Elective (3 of 3), Major Requirement3
Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics 3Goal 6 Integration & Creativity63
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83
 15 15
Total Hours 120

Please note:

All students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are required to complete 120 total hours of which 45 hours must be at the Jr/Sr (300+) level.

The same course cannot be used to fulfill more than one KU Core Goal. However, overlap of a KU Core course with a major or degree-specific requirement is allowed. Overlapping is recommended to allow more opportunities to explore other majors and/or minors.