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Box Office:
(920) 424-4417
boxoffice@uwosh.edu

Theatre Office: (920) 424-7042
Costume Shop: (920) 424-0286
Scene Shop: (920) 424-7051
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Jane Purse-Wiedenhoeft, Chair
(920) 424-4425
pursewij@uwosh.edu

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CAPP 1+3 Theatre Program

Put the “business” in “show business” with a UW Oshkosh theatre degree in just three years!

In conjunction with the CAPP 1+3 Program, UW Oshkosh’s Theatre department offers a theatre major with a theatre administration emphasis. Graduates go on to work in professional theatre and film, enroll in graduate school, participate in the MBA program at the Bolz Center and so much more!

 

About CAPP

The Cooperative Academic Partnership Program (CAPP) at UW Oshkosh is a convenient and affordable way for high school students to earn concurrent high school and college credit, while developing key skills for future success.

The CAPP 1+3 Program is designed for high school students who graduate with one full year of college credits earned. Students who successfully complete 30 varied UWO credits are guaranteed to complete the specific degree program in just three years on campus.

 

High School Course Planning

Oshkosh North and West students can view the theatre major planning sheets below. To complete the 1+3 Theatre Major Pathway, an incoming UW Oshkosh student will need to have earned 30 credits from these courses during high school.

Three-Year Pathway

Once enrolled in this program at UW Oshkosh, students are recommended to follow the course schedules below in order to graduate in three years. You can also view the downloadable version here.

First Year

FALL
Theatre 102 – Script Analysis for the Theatre (3 cr.)
Theatre 360 – History of the American Theatre (3 cr.)
USP – Quest I (3 cr.)
Business 198 – Introduction to Business (3 cr.)
Theatre 373 – Lighting and Sound for the Stage* (3 cr.)

Total: 15 credits


SPRING
USP – Quest II (3 cr.)
Theatre 204 – Survey of Theatre History [XC] (3 cr.)
Theatre 205 – Fundamentals of Acting (3 cr.)
Math 104 – College Algebra [XM] (3 cr.)
Humanities Course [HU/ES/XC] (3 cr.)

Total: 15 credits

 

* Theatre Elective

Second Year

FALL
USP Quest III (3 cr.)
Theatre 330 – Stage Management (3 cr.)
Theatre 210 – Scene Shop Practicum (1 cr.)
Business 206 – Essentials of Financial Accounting (2 cr.)
Humanities Course [HU/ES/XC] (3 cr.)
Theatre 168 – Theatre Participation – Publicity and Management I* (1 cr.)

Total: 13 credits


SPRING
Humanities [HU/XC] (3 cr.)
Theatre 212 – Costume Shop Practicum (1 cr.)
Theatre 203 – Fundamentals of Design (3 cr.)
English 300 – Connect (3 cr.)
Business 207 – Essentials of Managerial Accounting (2 cr.)
Theatre 165 – Voice and Diction* (3 cr.)
Theatre 264 – Theatre Participation – Publicity and Management II* (1 cr.)

Total: 16 credits

 

* Theatre Elective

Third Year

FALL
Theatre 402 – Senior Project (3 cr.)
Theatre 214 – Production Practicum (1 cr.)
Theatre 340 – American Musical Theatre (3 cr.)
Theatre 378 – Stage Combat* (3 cr.)
Theatre 473 – Production Design for the Camera* (3 cr.)
Business Elective** (3 cr.)

Total: 16 credits


SPRING
Theatre 367 – Fundamentals of Play Directing (3 cr.)
Theatre 369 – Stagecraft (3 cr.)
Theatre 338 – Improvisational Acting* (3 cr.)
Theatre 216 – Advanced Production Practicum* (1 cr.)
Business Elective** (3 cr.)
Business Elective** (3 cr.)

Total: 16 credits

* Theatre Elective

** Choose three courses from the following:

-Econ 106 – General Economics [XS] or Econ 204 Macroeconomics (3 cr.)
-Business 311 – Essentials of Information Systems (3 cr.)
-Business 331 – Essentials of Finance (3 cr.)
-Business 341 – Essentials of Operations Management (3 cr.)
-Business 351 – Essentials of Organizational Behavior (3 cr.)
-Business 361 – Essentials of Human Resource Management (3 cr.)
-Business 371 – Essentials of Marketing (3 cr.)
-Theatre 313/RTF 313 – Entertainment Law (3 cr.)
-Or other Business courses, substituted with prior approval from the Chair

More Information

For more information about available UWO classes at your school, contact your principal to explore your options. Click here to learn more about CAPP and the 1+3 Program.