UH School of Theatre & Dance
133 CWM Center
Houston TX 77204-4016
Phone: 713-743-3003
Fax: 713-743-2648

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Stage Management

Contact: Rachel Bush

120 hrs. total degree plan

72 credits in Major, 36 in CORE / 9 in CLASS / 16 in Language.

 FIRST SEMESTER (Fall) – 16 credits

  • Fundamentals of Music
  • Fundamentals of Theatre
  • Scenic Technology, Lighting and Sound Technology, or Costume Technology
  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Production
  • ENGL 1303 Comp I

 SECOND SEMESTER (Spring) – 16 credits (Jury / Assessment at the end of semester)

  • Fundamentals of Acting
  • Scenic Technology, Lighting and Sound Technology, or Costume Technology
  • Stage Management I
  • Production
  • ENGL 1304 Comp II
  • MATH 1310 Algebra

 THIRD SEMESTER (Fall) – 16 credits (Jury / Assessment at the end of semester)

  • Emergency Care & First Aid
  • Dramatic Structures and Genres
  • Technical Drawing
  • Scenic Technology, Lighting and Sound Technology, or Costume Technology
  • Production
  • Math Reasoning

 FOURTH SEMESTER (Spring) – 15 credits (Jury / Assessment at the end of semester)

  • American Drama
  • Stage Management II
  • Costume History I
  • History of Architecture, Interiors and Decorative Arts
  • History 1377

 FIFTH SEMESTER (Fall) – 15 credits (Jury / Assessment at the end of semester)

  • Leadership, Communication & Organizations
  • Stage Management III
  • Scenic Design I or Lighting Design I
  • Production
  • HIST 1378
  • Natural Science

 SIXTH SEMESTER (Spring) – 16 credits (Jury / Assessment at the end of semester)

  • Directing I
  • Applied Stage Management
  • Scenic Design 1 or Lighting Design I
  • Natural Science
  • POLS 1336
  • Tai Chi

 SEVENTH SEMESTER (Fall) – 12 credits

  • History of Theatre I
  • Stage Management Internship (6 credits)
  • Social Science

 EIGHTH SEMESTER (Spring) – 14 credits

  • History of Theatre II
  • Seminar in Stage Management
  • Theatre Management
  • POLS 1337
  • Humanities