May 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre Arts - Theatre Design/Technology Concentration, BA

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Program Code: 591*/591D
CIP Code: 50.0501


General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

(THR 2005  and THR 3730  taken for the major may count toward General Education: Liberal Studies Experience; Integrative Learning Experience).

Language Requirements (3 Hours)

Students are required to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency in a language other than English. Intermediate-level proficiency is demonstrated by successful completion of a 4th-semester language course in one of the following:

Note: Beginning language course I & II or beginning combination language course and intermediate language course I are prerequisites for *intermediate level II course. Placement tests are designed for placement purposes only and a score on this test alone is not sufficient to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency.

Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.


Major Requirements (46 Hours)

Note: Courses with an asterisk * require a minimum overall GPA of (2.7). 18 semester hours must be completed at Appalachian.

  • Junior Writing in the Discipline [WID]
  • Senior Capstone Experience [CAP] must be met

Capstone Course (3 Hours)

Concentration Electives (6 Hours)

  • Choose 6 hours from THR and/or other departments that are appropriate to the student’s area focus (At least 3 sh must be at the 3000 level or above. Must have advisor approval)

Minor Required (12-24 Hours)

  • 9 hours of a minor must be completed at Appalachian State University.

Free Electives (0-21 Hours)

To total a minimum of 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

Formal admission to the concentration is by interview with Theatre Design/Technology faculty.

Participation in portfolio reviews is required each year. See for additional requirements.

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