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 for stage and screen, design and theatre production, or film production. Students must have a successful audition or portfolio review by theatre arts faculty for admission to the B.F.A. 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, 313||6|
|History (Hst 120, 121 preferred)||6|
|Natural science with lab, including Liba 150, 151, 205, 205L, 315, 315, 315L||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