Disclaimer: The percentages listed below are calculated based on the grading information and assignment sections of publicly available syllabi. The information provided is an approximation on the types of assignments within each individual class and is not meant as an absolute interpretation of all the inherent activities in said class(es).

THEA 1000 - Theatre Laboratory

Writing Required: 10% - 20%

This class contains a small essay assignment.

THEA 1100 - Theatre Appreciation

Writing Required: 30% - 70%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as an essay, a project, quizzes, and other class activities.

THEA 1111 / 1112 - Performance and Production

Writing Required: 0% - 10%

This is a practical applications class; therefore, the possibility of encountering writing assignments is very low.

THEA 1291 - Voice and Movement I

Writing Required: 15% - 25%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as journals.

THEA 2050 - Self-Staging: Oral Communication in Daily Life

Writing Required: 30% - 70%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as a paper based on an attended play as well as the presentations and job interview components, which consists of drafts for each presentation and a resume and cover letter for the job interview.

THEA 2100 - Play Analysis

Writing Required: 55% - 65%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions as well as a dramaturgy project.

THEA 2290 - Stage and Film Craft I

Writing Required: 20% - 30%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as quizzes.

THEA 2291 - Developing A Character

Writing Required: 40% - 50%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as journals, a production critique, a research project, and self-reflection essays.

THEA 3111 - Performance and Production

Writing Required: 0% - 10%

This is a practical applications class; therefore, the possibility of encountering writing assignments is very low.

THEA 3291 - Voice and Movement II

Writing Required: 10% - 20%

This is a practical applications class; therefore, the possibility of encountering writing assignments is very low. If required, the writing assignment would be journals.

THEA 3357 - Theatre History I

Writing Required: 75% - 85%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as play fact sheets and a research paper.

THEA 3392 - Period Scene Study

Writing Required: 15% - 25%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as journals.

THEA 3394 – Directing

Writing Required: 70% - 80%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as analysis assignments, note-taking, and other writing activities.

THEA 3415 - Playwriting I: Devised Theatre

Writing Required: 80% - 90%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as the written script before the performance, response essays, summaries, two portfolio assignments, projects, and note-taking.

THEA 4415 - Playwriting II

Writing Required: 45% - 55%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments and generative feedback.

THEA 4457 - Theatre History II

Writing Required: 45% - 55%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as play circles and theatre history paper.

THEA 4485 - Special Topics in Theatre

Writing Required: 55% - 65%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as a research project. 

Classes Without Information:

(Currently, these classes do not have publicly-accessible syllabi available for review.)

THEA 1292 - Voice and Movement II

THEA 2111 - Performance and Production

THEA 2112 - Performance and Production

THEA 2214 - Concepts in Theatre and Film Design

THEA 2215 - Introduction to Lighting, Sound and Media Technology

THEA 2224 - Drafting and Computer Aided Design

THEA 2292 - Contemporary Scene Study

THEA 2310 - Stage Makeup

THEA 2315 - Rendering Styles

THEA 2325 - Costume Technology

THEA 2380 - Special Topics in Performance

THEA 2393 - Beginning Jazz

THEA 2395 - Musical Theatre Dance

THEA 2491 - Acting for the Camera

THEA 2550 - Stage Management

THEA 2900 - Sophomore Assessment

THEA 3112 - Performance and Production

THEA 3201 - Stage & Film Craft II

THEA 3212 - Period Styles in Design

THEA 3214 - Scenic Design

THEA 3215 - Lighting Design

THEA 3290 - Costume Design

THEA 3391 - Acting Shakespeare

THEA 3491 - Advanced Acting for the Camera

THEA 4111 - Production and Performance Capstone

THEA 4291 - Advanced Voice

THEA 4293 - Advanced Movement

THEA 4301 - Solutions in Design and Technology

THEA 4412 - The Business of Acting

THEA 4486 - Internship