CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 14, 2018  
CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Theatre, BFA


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Total hours required for program: 120.

For acceptance into the BFA program in Acting for Stage and Screen, Musical Theatre, or Entertainment Design, and Technology, students must be extended an invitation into the program after a live audition or interview process. Students are then evaluated artistically and academically each year through the Program Continuation Policy and must successfully complete 120 hours of coursework as outlined in the programs eight-semester plan to be granted a degree.

A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for graduation with the BFA degree.

Admission to the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre: Acting for Stage and Screen, Musical Theatre, or Entertainment Design and Technology


Admission requirements include the standard undergraduate admissions process for the University as well as a live audition or interview through the School of Stage and Screen.

Note: Entrance into each program in the School of Stage and Screen in competitive. Please refer to the school’s website for details on the admission process and live audition requirements for individual programs.

Admission to the university does not guarantee admission into the School of Stage and Screen.

Major Requirements


The BFA requires 120 hours as follows:

Entertainment Design and Technology Concentration

  • Liberal Studies: 42 hours
  • Electives: 9 hours
  • Stage and Screen Core BFA Courses: 24 hours
  • EDT Concentration Courses:  45 hours 

Acting Concentration:

  • Liberal Studies: 42 hours
  • Electives: 9 hours
  • Stage and Screen Core BFA Courses: 24 hours
  • Acting Concentration Courses: 45 hours

Musical Theatre Concentration:

  • Liberal Studies: 42 hours
  • Electives: 9 hours
  • Stage and Screen Core BFA Courses: 24 hours
  • Musical Theatre Concentration Courses: 45 hours

Liberal Studies (42 hours)


Liberal Studies Program Requirements  

Stage and Screen Core BFA Courses:


Required Stage and Screen Core Courses for all BFA students, 24 hours. 

Note: THEA 270 must be taken every semester for 1 credit for a total of 8 credits.  

 

Acting for Stage and Screen Concentration Courses


In addition to the Liberal Studies, Electives, and Stage and Screen Core BFA Courses, students in the Acting Concentration will complete the following courses:

Musical Theatre Concentration Courses


In addition to the Liberal Studies, Electives, and Stage and Screen Core BFA Courses, students in the Musical Theatre Concentration will complete the following courses:

Entertainment Design and Technology Concentration Courses


In addition to the Liberal Studies, Electives, and Stage and Screen Core BFA Courses, students in the Entertainment Design and Technology Concentration will complete the following courses:

Electives for Theatre BFA


Students may take any other courses offered by the university as major electives totaling nine credit hours. 

Entertainment Design and Technology: Nine credit hours. 

Acting for Stage and Screen: Nine credit hours. 

Musical Theatre: Nine credit hours. 

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