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Campus: West Virginia University / Morgantown
College/School: College of Creative Arts
Pathways: Visual and Performing Arts, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

We provide hands-on training through work on the Theatre and Dance mainstage. Working side by side with faculty, you'll develop a variety of theatre environments using the most current technology and tools available.

Academics

Spring
16
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Join The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM staff to learn how to publish a newspaper, write articles, create radio shows, and report news and sports
  • Complete the Campus Read
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your first year you should:

  • Consult Off-Campus Housing to find an apartment for your sophomore year
  • Attend Adventure WV
  • Participate in the PRT cram
  • Consult Student Legal Services for advice on what to look for in an off-campus housing contract
  • International students: Participate in international social events

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your first year you should:

  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Apply to be a Resident Assistant
  • Get involved in the Student Government Association
  • Participate in hall council or attend a hall council program
  • Ask your RA questions about succeeding at the University

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your first year you should:

  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Exercise daily
  • Climb at the SRC climbing wall
  • Attend WELLWVU Bystander Intervention Training
  • Visit the Student Rec Center

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your first year you should:

  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Attend a career fair
  • Get a job on campus at the residence hall desk or a dining hall
  • Take a writing or communications class
  • Attend a resume writing class

Academics

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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Spend 100 hours at student success centers
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar
  • Join The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM staff to learn how to publish a newspaper, write articles, create radio shows, and report news and sports
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your second year you should:

  • Visit the Outdoor Education Center and participate in a Challenge Course or Canopy Tour
  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Go on one of the break trips through the Outdoor Rec Center
  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your second year you should:

  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Join a student organization
  • Become an Adventure WV student leader
  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization
  • Attend a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day diversity program

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your second year you should:

  • Visit the Student Rec Center
  • Stay healthy: Ask an Expert via well.wvu.edu
  • Make your own decisions about drinking and do the WELLWVU CHOICES toolkit program
  • Exercise daily
  • Take Enhancing Well-being academic course

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your second year you should:

  • Attend a career fair
  • Internship (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)
  • Join a club sport team
  • Submit your resume to Career Services

Academics

Fall
16
Spring
13
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success
  • Engage in undergraduate research
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students
  • Complete the Campus Read

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your third year you should:

  • Visit the Core Arboretum
  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC
  • Attend a sporting event that you have never seen before
  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • International students: Participate in international social events

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your third year you should:

  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM
  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization
  • Reach out and volunteer in the Morgantown community
  • Create a culture of well-being with a WELLWVU academic internship

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your third year you should:

  • Become a Student Wellness Ambassador Leader
  • Use the WELLWVU HeartMath Lab
  • Visit the Student Rec Center
  • Use exercise for mental well-being in Movement for Mental Health
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your third year you should:

  • Service learning (complete 30 hours per semester and one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Undergraduate research (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Attend the Sophomore/Junior Fair during your fall semester to explore studying abroad, internships, career choices and more
  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)

Academics

Fall
13
Spring
15
Exclamation Point Critical Course A Icon B Icon C Icon Success marker (try to get the grade indicated)

This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success
  • Complete the Campus Read
  • Join The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM staff to learn how to publish a newspaper, write articles, create radio shows, and report news and sports
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Take a picture in front of Woodburn Hall with your graduation attire
  • Attend a football game
  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Sit in the Senior Spirit Section (Section 121) at the home football games

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your fourth year you should:

  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in Greek Life
  • Participate in the Friends of International Students Program
  • Explore mentorship opportunities in Greek Life
  • Explore community service opportunities in Greek Life
  • Create a culture of well-being with a WELLWVU academic internship

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend a WELLWVU Try It event
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Become a Student Wellness Ambassador Leader
  • Become a leadWELL Trainer
  • Participate in liveWELL programs

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your fourth year you should:

  • Sign up for an interview
  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)
  • Attend a career fair
  • Participate in a practice job interview session
  • Submit your resume to Career Services

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