THARĀ 4997. Senior Capstone. 3 cr. hrs.

In order to demonstrate artistic proficiency, students go beyond what has been learned in the classroom, studio, and stage, and begin to replicate the world students will encounter upon graduation. A capstone project requires student to utilize not only their core skills but to develop new "real world" skills they will need in their profession, such as decision making, presentation and communication skills. This project incorporates and synthesizes knowledge gained through coursework within the Performing Arts curriculum. Senior Capstone Projects normally take place in the spring of the final year of study and are selected through an application process in the preceding semester. Guidelines for the application process are available from the department chair. Prereq: THAR major, Sr. stndg. or cons. of instr.