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Program Requirements for 2015-2016 Catalog Year

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The General Education Program Website is located at http://www.fgcu.edu/general_education

To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  1. FGCU General Education Program (http://www.fgcu.edu/general_education/)

  2. Common Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    FGCU Course: THE 2000 Theatre Appreciation (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: THEX000 or any introductory course from THEX001-X035

    FGCU Course: THE 2300 Survey of Dramatic Lit (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: THEX300 or THEX305

    FGCU Course: THE 2925 Play Production (1)
    Acceptable Substitute: THEX925

    FGCU Course: TPA 2210 Stagecraft (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: TPAX200 or TPAX210

    FGCU Course: TPA 2214 Stage Lighting and Sound (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: TPAXXXX or TPPXXXX or THEXXXX

    FGCU Course: TPA 2290 Tech Theatre Lab I (1)
    Acceptable Substitute: TPAX290

    FGCU Course: TPP 2190 Rehearsal & Performance (1)
    Acceptable Substitute: TPP X190 / TPP X110

    FGCU Course: TPP 2100 Acting I (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: TPAXXXX or TPPXXXX or THEXXXX

    FGCU Course: Any combination THE, TPA and TPP Course (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: TPAXXXX or TPPXXXX or THEXXXX

  3. Required Courses in the Major (20 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    IDS 3300 Foundations of Civic Engagement (3)
    THE 2100 Theatre History (3)
    THE 2925 Play Production (1 cr x 2 semesters) (2)
    THE 4959 Sr. Cap. Thtr as a Profession (3)
    TPP 3303 Script Analysis (3)
    TPP 3310 Play Directing I (3)
    TPP 4601 Creating New Theatre (3)*

  4. Electives in the Major (27 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    Select 3 credits from the following:
    TPA 4940 Internship in Tech Theatre (1-3)
    TPP 4940 Internship in Thtr Performance (1-3)

    Select 6 credits from the following:
    Any upper-level (3000-4999) course with prefixes other than DAA, THE, TPA or TPP.

    Select 18 credits from the following list. At least 15 credits from the upper level (3000-4999):
    DAA 2105 Contemporary Dance I (2)*
    DAA 2205 Ballet I (2)*
    DAA 3108 Contemporary Dance II (3)**
    DAA 3208 Ballet II (3)**
    DAA 4930 Special Topics in Dance (1-3)**
    THE 3073 Film Study for Thtr Students (3)
    THE 3540 Applied Theatre (3)
    THE 3560 Ecologies of Performance (3)
    THE 4905 Directed Study (1-4)
    THE 4930 Special Topics in Theatre (1-3)
    THE 4945 Summer Repertory Theatre (3-9)
    THE 4955 Study Abroad in Theatre (3-6)
    TPA 2248 Workshop in Stage Makeup (1)
    TPA 4060 Principles of Scene Design (3)
    TPA 4601 Stage Management (3)
    TPA 4930 Special Topics in Thea Prod/Ad (1-3)
    TPA 4940 Internship in Tech Theatre (1-3)
    TPP 2220 Audition Techniques (3)
    TPP 3113 Acting II (3)
    TPP 3164 The Actor's Instrument (3)*
    TPP 3242 Performance Art (3)
    TPP 3264 Acting for the Camera (3)
    TPP 3293 Devising Performance (3)**
    TPP 3294 Staging Devised Performance (3)**
    TPP 3600 Playwriting (3)
    TPP 3790 The Voiceover Artist (3)
    TPP 4143 Acting Styles (3)*
    TPP 4174 Transmedia Autoperformance (3)
    TPP 4311 Play Directing II (3)
    TPP 4601 Creating New Theatre (3)*
    TPP 4930 Special Topics in Theatre Perf (1-3)*
    TPP 4940 Internship in Thtr Performance (1-3)*

    *Courses may be taken up to four times.
    **Courses may be taken up to two times.

  5. University Requirements (3 credits)
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

  6. Additional Electives - as needed to reach total credits required for the degree
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED: 120 HRS

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum of 120 credits.
  • A minimum of 48 of the 120 credits must be at the upper division (3000 - 4999) level.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
  • Satisfaction of the College-Level Skills and foreign language entrance requirements.
  • Satisfaction of the Service Learning requirement (See www.fgcu.edu/connect).
  • Satisfaction of the residency requirement: thirty of the last sixty credits must be completed at FGCU.
  • Completion of the summer course enrollment requirement.
  • Submit an online Application for Graduation via Gulfline by the deadline listed in the FGCU Academic Calendar.