BA/BS IN THEATRE

THE CURTAIN IS OPENING ON YOUR FUTURE

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DegreePlan

EMPHASES IN:

  • GENERAL THEATRE

  • ACTING/DIRECTING

  • TECHNICAL THEATRE/DESIGN

  • SECONDARY TEACHER CERTIFICATION

View Degree Plans through our online academic catalog.

View Course Descriptions HERE

Required coursework-at-a-glance:
All practicums: THE 109, 209, 309, 409
THE 211 - Oral Interpretation or THE 311 - Readers Theatre
THE 213 - Fund of Acting
THE 215 - Technical Theatre
THE 340 - US HISTORY OF THEATRE I
THE 415 - Stage Directing
THE 440 - US-History Theatre II
THE 480 - Lyric Theatre
Choice between:
THE 489 - Independent Study
THE 490 - H Honors Thesis
THE 495 - Senior Theatre Project

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intheclassroom

Our program equips you with...

  • Acting Techniques and Skills
  • Theatrical Presentation
  • Direction, Production and Management of theatre operations
  • Insight on modern theatre and theatre of varying cultures

Students will gain hands-on experience in two different theatres. The main theater features a revolving stage and seats 300+ people. The “Black Box” is a studio theatre where students will learn all aspects (acting, directing, lighting, sound, etc.) of theatre.

You belong with us! Learn more about the Department of Theatre.

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careers

Prepares you for careers in...

  • Acting
  • Design
  • Technology Management
  • Production
  • Theatre Management
  • Education
  • Sound Management

The Department of Theatre is within the College of Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Our motto, "Degrees that matter!" Employers are looking for you. Our mission is to help you prepare for your future career. Learn more about our initiatives and Theatre Career Development Coordinator.

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faculty

The Department of Theatre consists of five faculty, seven adjunct instructions, and one office staff member. Our award-winning faculty are recognized as leaders in their fields, serving both an extensive academic and professional career. These career fields include Acting and Directing, Technical Theatre, Dramaturgy, Theory, Pedagogy, History, Management, and Playwriting – among others. Learn more about our awesome Faculty and Staff here.

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University

Texas A&M University-Commerce was recently ranked as the 14th fastest growing university in the United States.

Our lovely campus is located in rural East Texas, only an hour away from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex (the 4th largest urban conglomeration in the US).

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Accreditation

Texas A&M University-Commerce is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), one of the six regional accreditation organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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contact

THEATRE@tamuc.edu