UT Dallas 2022 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Arts and Humanities

Visual and Performing Arts with Theatre Concentration (BA)

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)

Four-Year Degree Plan (Example)

This is an example only. Please see advisor to develop an individual four-year plan.

Freshman Year
Semester 1 - Fall Notes Preferred Core SCH Semester 2 - Spring Notes Preferred Core SCH
010 Core 010 3 010 Core 010 3
050 Core 050 3 020 Core 020 3
060 Core 060 3 040 Core 040 3
THEA 1310 4 5090 3 060 Core 060 3
THEA Prep 5 3 THEA Prep 5 3
ARHM 1100 1 1 ARHM 1100 1 1
Total  16 Total  15
 
Sophomore Year
Semester 3 - Fall Notes Preferred Core SCH Semester 4 - Spring Notes Preferred Core SCH
030 Core 030 3 030 Core 030 3
070 Core 070 3 070 Core 070 3
080 Core 080 3 090 Core 090 3
090 Core 090 3 Free Elective 10 3
Free Elective 10 3 Free Elective 10 3
Total  15 Total  15
 
Junior Year
Semester 5 - Fall Notes Preferred Core SCH Semester 6 - Spring Notes Preferred Core SCH
Major Core 6 3 Major Core 6 3
THEA Concentration 7 3 THEA Concentration 7 3
THEA Studio 8 3 THEA Studio 8 3
Free Elective 10 3 Free Elective 10 3
Free Elective 10 3 Free Elective 10 3
Total  15 Total  15
 
Senior Year
Semester 7 - Fall Notes Preferred Core SCH Semester 8 - Spring Notes Preferred Core SCH
Major Core 6 3 THEA Concentration 7 3
THEA Concentration 7 3 VPA Elective 9 3
THEA Studio 8 3 Free Elective 10 3
Free Elective 10 3 Free Elective 10 2
VPAS 4389 3 VPAS 4390 3
Total  15 Total  14
 
NOTES:
1 Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.
2 Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from accredited institutions of higher education. The courses listed are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.
3 Students completing the 020 requirement with a MATH course must complete ALEKS exam prior to enrollment. PHIL 2303 does not require the ALEKS exam.
4If the student takes this course as their core, then the student may choose any free elective in its place as a lower-level major requirement.
5THEA Prep = 1000 or 2000 THEA Studio Course. Student may substitute 3 or the 6 required SCH with MUSI or DANC studio courses. NOTE: If the student took one of these courses as their core, then the student may choose any free elective in its place as a lower-level major requirement.
6Major Core = VPAS 3340 and Professional Development Course (i.e. ARTS 3311 or ARTS 4310 or COMM 4370 or COMM 4371 or ENTP 3301 or ISAH 4V50 or VPAS 4310) and Related Course (i.e. 3000 or 4000-level course from the School of Arts and Humanities that is not with the THEA prefix).
7THEA Concentration = THEA 3323 and (THEA 3310 or 3 SCH of THEA 3V10) and (THEA 3324 or THEA 3342)
8THEA Studio = 3000 or 4000-level courses with the THEA prefix. Of these 9 hours, 3 SCH must be at the 4000-level. Also, up to 3 SCH may be substituted with DANC or MUSI courses.
9VPA Elective = 3000 or 4000-level course from the prefix AHST, ARTS, COMM, DANC, FILM, MUSI, THEA, or VPAS.
10Free Elective = any lower or upper-level course. Students may need to take some as upper-level to meet the university requirement of earning a minimum of 51 semester credit hours of upper-level courses.
Be sure to check prerequisites of 2000-level or higher courses.
120 semester credit hours required for graduation
This plan is a resource tool only; it does not replace your degree plan or academic advising.
Updated: 2022-09-02 13:11:06 v6.e84f6f