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Theatre Arts Course Code

Theatre Arts Course Code

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Theatre Arts Course Code

Do you want to study Theatre Arts? or if you have gotten admission in the Department of Theatre Arts, here are what you need to know.

SSCE requirement:

 

 

 

Five (5) important credit subject include:

(1) English

(2) Maths

(3) Literature

(4) Government

5) CRK

Theatre Arts is one of the course concern about the study or understanding the form of creative activity that is performed in front of an audience, which includes drama, music, and dance etc

Duration of study:  4 years

Note that, all fresh graduate from senior secondary school, by any means of processing admission either through JAMB, etc. to study Theatre Arts at any Polytechnic, College of Education and University of your choice, the prerequisite that determines your eligibility for admission is a subject combination of Theatre Arts Course.

JAMB – Subject Combination

Theatre Arts. – English, Govt, CRK, Literature

The above subjects are the key requirement to be registered during the jamb admission registration form.

Meanwhile, If you are a newly admitted students, the area of concentration is what we are looking at in this article.

The list of courses you need to study as a first-year or fresh students in any tertiary institution include:

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YEAR ONE: FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course title Credits Hours
THA 101 Traditional African Theatre 3 Credits
THA 111 Introduction to Drama and Theatre in the World 3 Credits
THA 131 Basic Theatre Design and Crafts 3 Credits
THA 151 Basic Speech and Communication for Stage and the Media 3 Credits
THA 153 Communication Models in Theatre and Media 3 Credits
THA 161 Participation Orientation 2 Credits
GSS 101 Use of English I 2 Credits
GSS 103 Philosophy and Logic 2 Credits
GSS 107 Nigerian Peoples and Culture 2 Credits
GSS 108 Basic Igbo Studies 1 Credit
             Total 24 Credits

YEAR ONE: SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course title Credits Hours
THA 112 Comparative Traditions of World Theatres 3 Credits
THA 122 Basic Performance Skills 3 Credits
THA 132 Trends in Theatre Design and Technology 3 Credits
THA 142 Introduction to Dance Theatre in Africa 3 Credits
THA 152 Introduction to Media Arts 3 Credits
THA 162 Basic Theatre Administration and Management 3 Credits
GSS 102 Use of English II 2 Credits
GSS 104 History and Philosophy of Science 2 Credits
GSS 109 Basic Igbo Studies II 1 Credit
Total 23Credits

 

YEAR TWO: FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course title Credits
THA 211 Dramatic Literature and Criticism 3 Credits
THA 213 Critical Perspectives in Theatre History: Renaissance to 19th Century 3 Credits
THA 215 Basic Film Analysis and Appreciation 3 Credits
THA 231 Rudiments of Directing 3 Credits
THA 233 Design Concepts in Performance Spaces 3 Credits
THA 243 Improvisation and Dance Organization 3 Credits
THA 261 Theatre in Education and Community 3 Credits
CSC 101 Introduction to Computer Programming I  Credits
Total 24 Credits

YEAR TWO: SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course title Credits
THA 202 History of Drama and Theatre: 1850 – Present Day 3 Credits
THA 212 Colonization and Indigenous Theatres 3 Credits
THA 214 Fundamentals of Script  Writing 3 Credits
THA 242 Costumes and Appearance Designs: From Festive Spectacle to Carnival 3 Credits
THA 252 Fundamentals of Radio, TV and Film Production 3 Credits
THA 262 Administering Theatre in Educational Establishments 3 Credits
THA 264 Production Participation 2 Credits
CSC 102 Basic Computer Programming II 2 Credits
ENT 200 Introduction to Entrepreneuril Studies 0 Credit
Total 22 Credits

YEAR THREE:FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course title Credits
THA 311 African Drama and Theatre: Home and Diaspora 3 Credits
THA 313 Production Workshop 3 Credits
THA 315 Theatre, Art and Culture in Public Relations and Tourism 3 Credits
THA 331 Organizing Performance Space in Oriental and African Festivals 3 Credits
THA 341 Community Theatre for Development 3 Credits
THA 343 Set and Lighting Design For Stage and Screen 3 Credits
THA 351 Audio-visual Communication for the Young 3 Credits
THA 361 Studio Management for the Performing  Arts 3 Credits
Total 24 Credits

 

YEAR THREE: SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course title Credits
THA 322 Script Analysis and Interpretation for Performance 3 Credits
THA 324 Techniques of Radio, TV. and Film Directing and Production 3 Credits
THA 332 Principles of Adaptation and Improvisation 3 Credits
THA 342 Dance Theatre in the World 3 Credits
THA 344 Costume and Make-Up Design for the Stage and Screen 3 Credits
THA 352 News Design, Broadcast and Documentary Procedures 3 Credits
THA 366 Research Methods and the Style Manual in Theatre Studies 3 Credits
Total 21 Credits

YEAR FOUR

AREA 1: HISTORY, CRITICISM and PHILOSOPHY SPECIALIZATION

FIRST SEMESTER

CORE COURSES

Course Code Course Title Credits
THA 411 Contemporary Drama and Theatre 3 Credits
THA 413 Theories of Dramatic Criticism 3 Credits
THA 415 Seminar in Theatre Studies 3 Credits
THA 417 Studies in Dramatic Literature 3 Credits
                                                SPECIALIZATION COURSES
Total 12 Credits

SECOND SEMESTER

CORE COURSES

THA 412 Critics and Theoreticians in Africa 3 Credits
THA 424 Major Nigerian Playwrights 3 Credits
THA 452 Nigerian Media Performers and Performance 3 Credits
THA 462 Project Research and Writing 6 Credits
THA 474 Advanced Production Planning 3 Credits

 

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YEAR FOUR

AREA 2:               DRAMATURGY SPECIALIZATION

FIRST SEMESTER

CORE COURSES

Course Code Course title Credits
THA 411 Contemporary Drama and Theatre 3 Credits
THA 413 Theories of Dramatic Criticism 3 Credits
THA 415 Seminar in Theatre Studies 3 Credits
SPECIALIZATION COURSES
THA 425 Adaptation and Story Dramatization 3 Credits
THA 427 Dimensional Dramaturgy 3 Credits
OR
THA 429 Improvisation and Minstrel Tradition in Africa 3 Credits
Total 15 Credits

SECOND SEMESTER

THA 412 Critics and Theoreticians in Africa 3 Credits
THA 424 Major Nigerian Playwrights 3 Credits
THA 452 Nigerian Media Performers and Performance 3 Credits
THA 462 Project Research and Writing 6 Credits
SPECIALIZATION COURSES
THA 422 Directors and Performing Companies in Nigeria Since 1960 3 Credits
THA 426 Experimental Directing 3 Credits
OR
THA 428 Spatial Organisation and Aesthetic Effects in African Theatre 3 Credits
Total 21 Credits
YEAR FOUR TOTAL: AREA 21st and 2nd Semester: 36 Credits Hours 36 Credits

YEAR FOUR

AREA 3:               DESIGN and TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIZATION 

FIRST SEMESTER          

CORE COURSES

Course Code Course Title Credits
THA 411 Contemporary Drama and Theatre 3 Credits
THA 413 Theories of Dramatic Criticism 3 Credits
THA 415 Seminar in Theatre Studies 3 Credits
SPECIALIZATION COURSES
THA 433 Studies in Technical Directing 3 Credits
THA 435 Architectural Designs and Theatre Houses 3 Credits
OR
THA 437 Advanced Costume, Masks and Make-Up for the Theatre 3 Credits
Total 15 Credits

SECOND SEMESTER

THA 412 Critics and Theoreticians in Africa 3 Credits
THA 424 Major Nigerian Playwrights 3 Credits
THA 452 Nigerian Media Performers and Performance 3 Credits
THA 462 Project Research and Writing 6 Credits
SPECIALIZATION COURSES
THA 432 Control Systems in the Computer Age 3 Credits
THA 434 Design Formalism 3 Credits
Total 18 Credits
YEAR FOUR TOTAL: AREA 41st and 2nd Semester: 36 Credits Hours 36 Credits

Candidates are hereby informed that the registration of course form always lasts for two (2) weeks after the resumption. The hard copy print out should be submitted to the Faculty officer for verification and authorisation.

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