Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 45

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
TH A 130 Acting Workshop I 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 5 6
 Units15-16
Third Semester
TH A 401 Theatre Backgrounds: 500 B.C. - 1642 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
TH A 402 Theatre Backgrounds: 1642 - 1900 3
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 5 6
 Units15
Fifth Semester
Select One: 3
Principles of Directing  
History of Directing  
Play Development Workshop  
Styles of Acting  
TH A 403 Theatre Backgrounds: 1900 - Present 3
TH A 405GW Writing about Theatre - GWAR 3
Area of Emphasis (18 units) 6 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
TH A 205 Introduction to Technical Theatre and Design 2
Select One: 2
Scenery and Properties Laboratory  
Costuming and Makeup Laboratory  
Lighting and Sound Laboratory  
Area of Emphasis (18 units) 6 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 5 5
 Units15
Seventh Semester
TH A 515 Leadership and Organization for Production 3
Area of Emphasis (18 units) – Take Two 6 6
GE Area UD-D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
Area of Emphasis (18 units) – Take Two 6 6
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 5 9
 Units15
 Total Units120-122