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2024-25 Catalog 
2024-25 Catalog


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Students must complete all of the following requirements to graduate with a bachelor of arts in this program. Some courses may apply toward multiple requirements.

College Requirements:


Students are required to complete all standard College requirements.

Major Requirements:

Total major units: 15-19

Proficiency in a Non-English Language, Demonstrated by One of the Following:

  • Successful completion of Reed language courses:
    ⇒Two units at a second-year level
    ⇒One unit at a higher level
  • Committee approval of language courses taken elsewhere, which may include:
    ⇒ Successful completion of language courses taken in secondary (high) school or at another college/university
    ⇒ Successful completion of a language placement examination at Reed
  • Committee approval following an individual assessment of language proficiency

Five Units in Literature:

  • A minimum of two in nondramatic literature
  • A minimum of two in dramatic literature, including:
    ⇒ A minimum of one unit of Shakespeare
  • A minimum of one, not in translation at the 300 level or higher (excluding 470)

Junior Year Requirement:

  • One unit of junior seminar in the Department of Theatre or any department in the Division of Literature and Languages
  • Junior qualifying examination

Recommended, but Not Required:

  • Students considering a proposal of a senior thesis with a directing component are encouraged to enroll in THEA 331 

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