Theatre Arts SF Scholars Roadmap

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterUnits
ENG 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
TH A 101 Orientation to Theatre Arts (Major Core) 3
TH A 130 Acting Workshop I (Major Core, C1) 3
GE Area A 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
 Units15
Spring Semester
TH A 205 Introduction to Technical Theatre and Design (Major Core) 2
Select One (Major Core): 2
Scenery and Properties Laboratory  
Costuming and Makeup Laboratory  
Lighting and Sound Laboratory  
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area C 3
GE Area E 3
 Units16-17
Second Year
Fall Semester
TH A 217 Production Run Crew for Live Performance (Major Core) 2
TH A 301 Landmarks in Drama: Research and Writing for Theatre Majors (Major Core) 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area D - Take Two 6
 Units14-15
Spring Semester
TH A 401 Global Theatre History I (Major Core) 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 5 6
 Units15
Third Year
Fall Semester
TH A 402 Global Theatre History II (Major Core) 3
Area of Focus (18 units) - Take Two 6 6
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 5 6
 Units15
Spring Semester
TH A 405GW Analyzing and Writing About Theatre - GWAR (Major Core) 3
Area of Focus (18 units) - Take One 6 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 5 6
 Units15
Fourth Year
Summer Semester
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 5 6
 Units6
Fall Semester
Select One (Major Core): 3
Leadership and Organization for Production  
Theatre Management  
Area of Focus (18 units) - Take Two 6 6
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 5 3
 Units15
Spring Semester
Area of Focus (18 units) - Take One 6 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Graduate Core (15 units) - Take Two 7 6
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15
Fifth Year
Fall Semester
Graduate Core (15 units) - Take Three 7 9
Supporting Courses (9 units) - Take One 8 3
 Units12
Spring Semester
Supporting Courses (9 units) - Take Two 8 6
Culminating Experience - Select One: 6
Option One
 
Creative Work Project
and Research for Thesis and Creative Work Projects in Drama
 
Option Two
 
Directed Readings for M.A. Drama Comprehensive Examination
and Culminating Experience Examination
 
Option Three
 
Master's Thesis
and Research for Thesis and Creative Work Projects in Drama
 
 Units12
 Total Units150-152