Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Arts and Humanities - English and Writing Studies

The Certificate in Theatre Studies offers students an opportunity to explore theatre and performance in a shorter, flexible module with a focus on Community Engaged Learning (CEL).

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements, including 1.0 from any 1000-level or above "E" or combination of two 1000-level or above "F/G" courses from any department in the faculties of Arts and Humanities, Information and Media Studies (FIMS), or Music, or from the Department of Anthropology, the Department of History, the Department of Political Science with a mark of at least 60%. Students should consult with the Department prior to admission.

Module/Program Information

Program Requirements
3.5 courses:

1.0 courses: Theatre Studies 2201F/G, Theatre Studies 2202F/G.
1.0 courses: Theatre Studies 2204F/G, Theatre Studies 2205F/G (offered in alternating years).
0.5 course from: English 2041F/G, Arts and Humanities 3000A/B/Y, Theatre Studies 3206F/G, Theatre Studies 3207F/G, Theatre Studies 3581F/G; Theatre Studies 3900F/G.
1.0 courses from: Theatre Studies 3000-4999, or from the following courses offered outside the Theatre Studies program: English 2041F/G, Arts and Humanities 3000A/B/Y, Art History 2660F/G or Film Studies 3356F/G, English 3330E, English 3331F/G, English 3372F/G, English 3490F/G, English 3776F/G, Classical Studies 3130F/G, Film Studies 3361F/G, Film Studies 3362F/G, Film Studies 3371F/G, Music 2700A/B, Music 2701A/B, Writing 2204F/G, Writing 2224F/G, Writing 2530A/B, Comparative Literature and Culture 3351F/G, Comparative Literature and Culture 3352F/G, Comparative Literature and Culture 3353F/G, Comparative Literature and Culture 3382F/G, Digital Humanities 2303F/G, Italian 3352F/G, the former Visual Arts History 2230F/G. Other appropriate courses may be substituted with the permission of the Theatre Studies program director.

Note: Arts and Humanities 3000A/B/Y is only available to students enrolled in a Major or Specialization in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Students meeting the prerequisite who wish to register in Arts and Humanities 3000A/B/Y must arrange their internship in consultation with the Director of Theatre Studies no later than three months prior to the start of classes.

Note: Theatre Studies 3206F/G and Theatre Studies 3207F/G are offered at the Stratford Festival Theatre during Intersession. Interested students are advised to take these courses no later than the end of Year 3 to meet graduation deadlines.