Courses required for a major in theatre are

  • THE 103
  • THE 120 or 220
  • THE 140
  • THE 140L
  • THE 300
  • THE 390/391*

One performance course chosen from

  • THE 205
  • THE 207
  • THE 220
  • THE 222
  • THE 228
  • THE 272Y, French theatre, (once for credit)

One design course chosen from

  • THE 240 with 240L
  • THE 241
  • THE 242

One history/criticism/dramatic literature course chosen from

  • THE 200
  • THE 204
  • THE 211
  • THE 272Y, French theatre, (once for credit)

One directing or playwriting course chosen from

  • THE 231
  • THE 232
  • THE 238
  • THE 332

Two 2-credit applied courses chosen from

  • THE 297
  • THE 298
  • THE 299

* Fulfills the writing proficiency requirement in the major

The student majoring in theatre may elect six additional credits from those offered by the department or from courses from other disciplines with permission of the department chair. The department especially encourages the selection of elective courses from art, art history, communication and media studies, dance, English, and music.

Arts Administration Concentration

Goucher's arts administration coursework prepares students who want to pursue professional activities or careers related to managing, producing, or advancing the cultural arts, either in the for-profit or nonprofit sector. For more information, click here.