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|
|English literature survey (221-226, 22x)||6|
|Behavioral/social sciences, Liba 203||6|
|History (Hst 120, 121 preferred)||6|
|Natural science with lab, including Liba 150, 151, 205, 205L||6-8|
|Mathematics (from among college algebra, quantitative reasoning, or a more advanced mathematics course)||3|
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