The Bachelor of Arts in Theatre is designed for students who want a program with a strong emphasis in theatre combined with a strong liberal arts component, and a minor (or other course of directed study) in an area other than theatre.
Student participation in both credit- and noncredit-bearing department activities will be required. Students matriculating in School of the Arts degree programs are bound by the policies and procedures stipulated in this bulletin and in any other current handbook or policy document adopted by the individual programs.
Because of the environment that exists in the Department of Theatre, all aspects of theatre as art, craft, business and education are experienced together. The curriculum immerses students in the practicalities of theatre. Throughout the four years, students work with voice, body and imagination; this practical application, combined with a strong liberal arts component and a minor (or course of directed study), offers a wide field of academic and human experience.
Upon completing this program, students will know and know how to do the following:
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of theatre history, performance theory, and dramatic literature and its practical artistic application
- Students will complete a minor or other course of directed study to demonstrate broad-based knowledge of the sciences and/or humanities.
- Students will demonstrate successful application of foundational performance and design/technology skills.