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Honors Projects

An Honors Project (THEA 499.00) is a 3-credit capstone learning experience for a theatre major completed in their last year of study.  This independent or collaborative project is conducted with department approval.  Students apply by submitting an application created with the guidance of an advisor.  Acceptance is determined by an Honors Project faculty committee.  Students must secure their own resources for their project, such as, the Student Activity Fund or the Department production grants.  Advisors are responsible for grading the Honors project with feedback from the Honors Committee. To complete an Honors Project students must follow their proposed calendar, complete the required work on their project, and attend 2-3 meetings with the Honors Project Group.


Application Requirements:


  • Student must be a Theatre Major

  •  GPA = 3.0 or higher

  • An application must be submitted by the deadline one semester prior to the project

  •  A faculty member has agreed to advise the project

  • The student has completed relevant coursework for their proposal


Honors Project Requirements:

All projects must adhere to the criteria established in a student’s application.  Any Changes altering this proposal must be submitted in writing and approved by both the faculty advisor and Honors Project Committee.


Advisement - Students will agree to meet regularly with their Honors Project Advisors as determined in the application. 


Honors Project Group - Students working on honors projects meet as a group to discuss progress and share work.  This meeting, organized by faculty, happens at least 3 times during the semester.  All honors students are required to attend the presentations of all the honors projects that semester.

SPRING 2022 DEADLINE: Friday, February 4th, 2021


FALL 2023 Recommended Calendar:


  • Monday, April 26th, 2022 - Make an appointment with Advisor Louisa Thompson

  • (Monday, April 26th, 2022 - Determine an advisor for the project

  • Tuesday, May 10th, 2022 - Application Due


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