May 27, 2022
General Education Curriculum
GEC 01. Written Communication (6 hours)
GEC 02. Natural Science (8-10 hours minimum)
Select 2 courses with labs:
GEC 03. Humanities (9 hours)
Select 2 courses, 1 History required:
GEC 04. Aesthetic Values (3 hours)
Select 1 course:
GEC 05. Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 hours)
Select 2 courses:
GEC 06. Mathematics (3 hours)
Select 1 course:
GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)
GEC 08. Speaking Intensive Requirement (Major Area)
GEC 09. Capstone Requirement (Major Area)
*This course satisfies both the GEC requirement and a program requirement for this major.
**This particular GEC course is recommended by this major.
***This course does not satisfy prerequisites for any other math course.
GEC 07 - GEC 09 courses are specific to this major.
For full description of the GEC, see here .
DEG 01. Major Area of Study Requirements (83 hours)
Advanced Design & Technology Electives (9 hours)
Select 9 hours in area of interest, approved by advisor:
Scenery, Lighting, & Sound
Theatre Electives Requirement (12 hours)
- Select 12 hours of other THE courses (excluding THE 100 and THE 110 ), approved by advisor. ART 101 , ART 102 , ART 111 , ART 112 , ART 113 are acceptable and recommended as Theatre electives for this degree plan. Transfer credits with Theatre prefix as described in the Articulation Agreement are acceptable in this category.
Theatre Practicum Requirement
Students must enroll in 2 hours of Practicum each semester in residence. The faculty will make final assignments based on student skills and program needs from the following:
DEG 02. Electives
Choose electives as needed with advisor's approval. (See Hours to Degree below.)
Hours to Degree
124 hours are needed to graduate with a BFA in Theatre with an emphasis in Design and Technology. At least 50 percent of the hours applied to a degree at The University of Southern Mississippi must be earned from a senior college, and 30 of these hours must be in courses numbered 300 or above. The student must earn at least 21 of the last 30 hours of course work and at least 36 hours in the major area of study from Southern Miss. See Residence Hour Requirements for more information. The BFA requires at least three seemsters of residency after acceptance into the degree plan through portfolio, review/audition, interview, and review of record.