Speech Communication and Theatre Arts (BA)

Arts and Sciences
Performing and Fine Arts
HEGIS Number: 1506

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Course Descriptions
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Speech Communication and Theatre Arts BA


Major Discipline Requirements


Required Speech Communication and Theatre Arts Courses

SPCH101Oral Communication in Contemporary Society 
SPCH182Voice and Diction 
TA210History of Theatre 
TA211Basic Acting 
SPCH303Ethics & the Freedom of Speech 

Speech Communication/Theatre Arts

Choose one of the following: 
SPCH490Independent Research 
TA490Independent Research 

III. Speech Communication/Theatre Arts Electives

Students must concentrate in either Speech Communication or in Theatre Arts and complete at least twelve of their eighteen elective credits in the Concentration that they have declared. (A total of 12 credits of Speech Comm/TA coursework must be at the 300-level or higher.) 

NOTE: Although Speech Communication students may take as much Theatre Arts practica as they please, no more than 6 credits of Theatre Arts practica may be applied toward the fulfillment of the Speech Communication Concentration; however, Theatre Arts students may apply 9 credits of Theatre Arts Practica toward the fulfillment of the Theatre Arts Concentration. Theatre Arts practica courses currently include TA215-19.

Majors in Speech Communication/Theatre Arts must fulfill their General Education Requirements in a discipline other than their major.

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