Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Acting - 8 Semester Plan of Study
  REQUIRED COURSES:   124 Credits for Degree
  79 in Theatre Core and Acting Sequence, 45 in Electives and University Studies

  THEATRE CORE       (15 CREDITS)

ACTING REQUIREMENTS      (64 CREDITS)
 
TH131, Play Analysis
TH141, Acting I
TH321, Directing I
TH335, History of Theatre & Drama I
Technical Theatre - Select 1 From
  TH 102 Intro to Technical Theatre
  TH 151 Fundamentals of Lighting
  TH 152 Costume Construction
  TH 154 Scenic Construction
 

TH 101, 201, 301, Theatre Practicum
  (5 semesters)
TH142, Acting II
TH145, Beginning Movement I
TH146, Beginning Movement II
TH240, Voice for the Stage
TH241, Advanced Voice
TH242, Theatrical Make-up
TH336, History of Theatre & Drama II
TH341, Acting Styles
TH345, Acting: Advanced Scene Study I
TH346, Acting: Advanced Scene Study II
TH364, Advanced Movement for Actors
TH448, Performance Problems
Theatre Electives (18 credits)
Dance / Movement Electives (3 credits)
Drama Literature / Theory / Criticism (6 credits)
       
  ADVANCED ACTING ELECTIVES
Choose 6 credits from the following
 
  TH344, Improvisation
TH349, Auditions
TH350, Acting: Adv. Acting Styles    
TH362, Stage Dialects
TH381, Stage Combat

 

 
 TYPICAL 8 SEMESTER SEQUENCE:      *SEQUENTIAL COURSES*
 
 FRESHMAN YEAR
 
 AUTUMN SEMESTER    SPRING SEMESTER
● *Critical Reading, Writing, and Research I*
● *University Seminar*
● *Play Analysis*
● *Acting I*
● *Beginning Movement I*
●  Open Elective
●  Theatre Practicum
                                         16 CREDITS
   ● *Critical Reading, Writing, and Research II*
 ●  Quantitative Reasoning
 ●  Oral Communication - CO200 / CO242
 ●  Technical Theatre option
 ● *Acting II*
 ● *Beginning Movement II*
 ●  Theatre Practicum
                                       16 CREDITS
 
 SOPHOMORE YEAR
     
 AUTUMN SEMESTER    SPRING SEMESTER
● *US Studies IN250 or IN251*
● *Voice for the Stage*
● *Advanced Scene Study I*
●  Natural Science with Lab
●  Dance Elective
●  Theatre Elective
●  Theatre Practicum
                                         17 CREDITS
   ● *US Studies IN251 or IN250*
 ● *Advanced Voice*
 ● *Advanced Scene Study II*
 ●  Drama Lit / Theory / Criticism Elective
 ●  Theatrical Make-up
 ●  Theatre Elective
 ●  Theatre Practicum
                                       16 CREDITS
 
 JUNIOR YEAR
     
 AUTUMN SEMESTER
   SPRING SEMESTER
● *Global Studies IN350 or 1st Culture/Language*
●  History of Theatre & Drama I
●  Drama Literature / Theory / Criticism Elective
●  Advanced Acting Elective
● *Acting Styles*
●  Dance Elective
●  Theatre Practicum
                                         16 CREDITS
   ● *1st Culture/Language or Global Studies IN350*
 ●  History of Theatre & Drama II
 ●  *Advanced Movement*
 ●  Theatre Elective
 ●  Open Elective
 ●  Dance Elective               
                                    
                                       16 CREDITS
 
  SENIOR YEAR
 
 AUTUMN SEMESTER   SPRING SEMESTER 
●  2nd Culture / Language
● *Performance Problems*
●  Theatre Elective
●  Directing I

                                         13 CREDITS
   ●  Theatre Elective
 ●  Theatre Elective
 ●  Advanced Acting Elective
 ●  Open Elective
 ●  Open Elective (2 Credits)
                                       14 CREDITS
 
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Millikin University - Decatur, IL
 
Millikin University - Decatur, IL