BA in Theatre with concentration in Theatre, Culture & Society

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

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
THR 101 (Theatre Practicum I, Major Requirement)11THR 216, 220, or 224 (Theatre Production I, Major Requirement)32
THR 106 (Goal 3 Arts and Humanities, Major Requirement)3THR Elective (Theatre, Culture, & Society) Major Requirement43
ENGL 101 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing I)23ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing II)23
First Year Seminar Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking3Goal 1.2 Quantitative Literacy23
1st Semester Language (BA Second Language)52nd Semester Language (BA Second Language)5
 15 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
THR 201 (Major Requirement)1THR 308 (Major Requirement)3
THR 120 (Goal 2.2 Oral Communication)3THR 216, 220, or 224 (Theatre Production II, Major Requirement )2
THR 215 (Major Requirement)3THR Elective (Theatre, Culture, & Society) Major Requirement43
BA Quantitative Reasoning (QR)3Goal 3 Natural Science3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours73BA Laboratory/Field Experience (LFE)1
3rd Semester Language (BA Second Language)34th Semester Language, or 1st semester of Another Language (BA Second Language)63
 16 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
THR 525, 526, or 528 (History of Theatre I, Major Requirement)3THR 525, 526, or 528 (Two Req), Major Requirement3
THR 301 or 401 (Major Requirement)1THR 300+ Elective (Theatre, Culture, & Society), Major Requirement43
THR 300+ Elective (Theatre, Culture, & Society), Major Requirement43Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3
Goal 3 Social ScienceElective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3
Goal 4.1 US Diversity3Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours73 
 13 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
THR 300+ Elective (Theatre, Culture, & Society), Major Requirement43THR 300+ Elective (Theatre, Culture, & Society) Major Requirement43
Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3Goal 6 Integration & Creativity53
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours73Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours73
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours73Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours73
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours73Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours73
 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.