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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY


CHANGES IN THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN THEATRE STUDIES IN THE COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 1998-2000



Charles A. Roeckle, Acting Dean of the College of Fine Arts, filed with the Secretary of the Faculty Council the proposal below for changes in the requirements for the bachelor of fine arts degree with a major in theatre studies in the College of Fine Arts chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. The faculty and chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance, the College of Fine Arts Committee on Undergraduate Policy and Curriculum, and the faculty and dean of the College of Fine Arts approved the changes. The edited proposal was received from the Office of Official Publications on February 21, 2000. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of exclusive application and primary interest to a single college or school.

If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by the date specified below, the legislation will be held to have been approved by the Faculty Council. If objection is filed within the prescribed period, the legislation will be presented to the Faculty Council at its next meeting. The objection, with reasons, must be signed by a member of the Faculty Council.

To be counted, a protest must be received in the Office of the General Faculty by April 4, 2000.



<signed>

John R. Durbin, Secretary
The Faculty Council




This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council web site (http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/) on March 24, 2000. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.

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CHANGES IN THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN THEATRE STUDIES IN THE COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 1998-2000



On page 202, in the section "DEGREES," subsection "REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS," of The Undergraduate Catalog 1998-2000, make the following changes:


THEATRE STUDIES MAJOR

First paragraph: no change.

1.
Basic education requirements: no change.
2.
Theatre and dance: [Forty-eight] Fifty-one semester hours, consisting of

A.
Theatre and dance core: Theatre and Dance 311, 313C, 314C, 314P (two semesters), 317C, 317D, and 351S.
B.
Theatre studies emphasis

1.
Acting and directing: Theatre and Dance 313D and 323C.
2.
Design and technical production: Theatre and Dance 314M and [six] nine semester hours chosen with the approval of the theatre studies adviser from Theatre and Dance 324[, 124P, 224P, 324P,] and topics of Theatre and Dance 354T.
3.
Theatre studies: Theatre and Dance 326C, 326D, and 326E.

3.
One of the following [two] three options:

A.
A minor area of study outside the Department of Theatre and Dance, consisting of fifteen semester hours of coursework approved by the theatre studies adviser.
B.
[Fifteen semester hours, consisting of the following courses: Theatre and Dance 356T, three] Three semester hours chosen from Theatre and Dance 313E, 323D, 123P, 223P, 323P, 353T, and 356T; and nine semester hours of coursework in theatre and dance approved by the theatre studies adviser.
C.
Three semester hours chosen from Theatre and Dance 313E, 323D, 123P, 223P, 323P, 353T, and 356T; Theatre and Dance 351T (Topic: Creative Drama II); and six semester hours of coursework in theatre and dance approved by the theatre studies adviser.

4.
[Approved electives: Twenty-seven semester hours of coursework] Electives: To be approved by the theatre studies adviser. For students pursuing teacher certification, the approved electives must include courses to be counted toward the professional development requirements and other current certification requirements.

A.
For students who choose option A: Twenty-four semester hours.
B.
For students who choose option B or C: Twenty-seven semester hours.

Total requirements for the degree: 129 semester hours as outlined above.


Justification: To add an option that would allow students to pursue all-level teaching certification in theatre arts.