Emphasis - Film Production
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 - Film Production
The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.
|First Year Writing I||3||Complete Hon 101, Writ 100 or Writ 101 with a passing grade.|
|First Year Writing II||3||Complete one of the following courses with a passing grade: Liba 102, Writ 102 or Hon 102.|
|2 associated science labs||2||Successfully complete at least two science laboratory courses.|
|3 hrs math 100+||3||Successfully complete 3 hours of Math at the 100 level or above except for Math 245 and Math 246.|
|6 hrs literature survey||6||Complete 6 hours of literature survey with a passing grade. Choose from the following courses: Engl 221, Engl 222, Engl 223, Engl 224, Engl 225, or Engl 226.|
|6 hrs history||6||Complete 6 hours of History coursework with a passing grade.|
|6 hrs social science||6||Successfully complete 6 semester hours in anthropology, economics, political science, psychology or sociology.|
|6-8 hrs science||6||Complete 6-8 hours of natural science courses with labs from the following areas: biology, chemistry, geology, physics, or astronomy.|
|Select an emphasis||Select an emphasis area within the B.F.A. Theatre program.|
|Theatre residency hrs||12||Student must earn at least 12 hours of their major courses in residence. A grade of C or better is required on all theatre courses applied toward the major.|
|Resident Major GPA||Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.|
|Overall Major GPA||Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.|