B.F.A. in Theatre Arts
The B.F.A. major in theatre arts is intended for individuals who seek a professional career in theatre or who wish preparation for graduate work in the discipline. The B.F.A. must be completed with an emphasis in either acting, design/technology, or musical theatre. Students must have a successful audition or portfolio review by theatre arts faculty for admission to the BFA degree program.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 129
General Education Requirements
The general education requirements for the B.F.A. in liberal arts include the following courses (33-35 hours):
Writ 100 or 101; Writ 102 or Liba 102 6 hours English literature survey (221-226) 6 hours Behavioral/social sciences 6 hours History (His 101, 102 preferred) 6 hours Natural science (with laboratories) 6-8 hours Mathematics (from among college algebra, quantitative reasoning, or a more advanced mathematics course) 3 hours
A major in theatre arts for the B.F.A. degree requires 129 semester hours. Students are required to choose one of three emphases: acting, design/theatre technology, or musical theatre.
Other Academic Requirements
A grade of C or higher is required on all theatre courses applied toward the B.F.A. degree.
- Emphasis - Acting for Stage and Screen
- Emphasis - Design and Theatre Production
- Emphasis - Film Production
- Emphasis - Musical Theatre
- Emphasis - Theatre Acting