Bachelor of Science - Applied Theater

Access the complete curriculum for the BS, Applied Theater, from the Visual & Performing Arts Department section of the Daemen catalogue.

Following is a suggested course sequence for your program. Courses may be offered as indicated and/or at other times. Consult your Advisor for further direction and planning.

Course Loads

Maximum of 17 credits allowed for all semesters. Additional course loads are allowed for students who achieve Dean's List. Consult the Dean's List section of the Daemen catalogue for details on the Dean's List privilege.

Year 1

First Semester

  • CMP101 English Composition (3)
  • THA103 Basic Acting Technique (3)
  • THA106 Introduction to the Theater (3)
  • LEARNING COMMUNITY:
    • IND101 Sustainable and Critical Relationships (3)
    • Linked CORE ELECTIVE (3) 
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • THA207 Improvisation (3)
  • THA246 Design for the Theater: History of Theatrical Space (3)
  • LEARNING COMMUNITY:
    • Linked CORE ELECTIVES (6)
  • Free Electives (3) 
  • Total Credits (15)

Year 2

First Semester

  • ENTR201 The Entrepreneurial Mindset (3)
  • LIT318 The English Drama (3)
  • THA203 Improvisation in the Classroom (3)
  • THA216 Mask Construction and Performance (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES (3)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • ENTR301 The Entrepreneurial Skill Set (3)
  • THA250 Voice and Speech for the Actor (3)
  • THA253 Theater as Outreach (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES (3)
  • Free Electives (3) 
  • Total Credits (15)

Year 3

First Semester

  • THA231 Performing Objects (3)
  • THA308 Community Acts: Community-Based Theater (3)
  • THA404 Devised Performance (3) 
  • CORE ELECTIVES (3)
  • Free Electives (3)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • Select 1:
    • THA214 Stage Movement (3)
    • THA215 Introduction to Suzuki Method of Actor Training (3)
    • THA328 Advanced Improvisation (3)
  • THA326 Performance in Space (3)
  • THA410 New Media and Performance (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES (3)
  • Free Electives (3)
  • Total Credits (15)

Year 4

First Semester

  • Select 1:
    • THA222 Costume Design (3)
    • THA223 Lighting Design (3)
    • THA224 Set Design (3)
    • THA225 Sound Design (3)
  • Select 1:
    • THA333 Stage Management (3)
    • THA352 Directing for the Stage (3)
  • THA419 Theater of the Oppressed (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES (6)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • LIT410 Shakespeare (3)
  • THA480 Applied Theater Practicum (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES (3)
  • Free Electives (6) 
  • Total Credits (15)

 

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