Department of Theatre

Our blend of classroom and experiential learning provides an ideal foundation for continued study in the discipline and arms our graduates with the confidence and experience to pursue a wide range of careers and academic pathways.

Our students gain authentic practice in many aspects of theatre, including: acting, directing, dramaturgy and text analysis, stage management; scenic, costume, make-up, sound and lighting design; construction and fabrication of sets, props & costumes, wigs, make-up & prosthetics; wardrobe and running crew experience; as well as independent study, teaching assistantships, and internship opportunities with professional theatres and arts organizations.

Theatre Degrees

Students studying theatre may choose from the following degree options:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre: This degree track is intended for students wishing to study theatre as part of a general liberal arts education. This degree is obtained through the completion of the 36 credit hours of required courses, as detailed in the Undergraduate Catalog.

  • Bachelor of Science in Theatre: This degree track is intended for students wishing to specialize in a concentrated area of theatre study. This degree is obtained through the completion of the 36 credit hours of required courses, as detailed in the Undergraduate Catalog, plus an additional 9 credit hours of elective theatre courses.

Minor programs in both Theatre and Dance are available for students not pursuing a degree from the Theatre Department.

For further information about degree requirements and courses please visit the Undergraduate Catalog.

 

 


Department of Theatre | 106 Fine Arts Center | Tel: 607.436.3456 | Fax: 607.436.3466

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