The B.A. degree in Theatre prepares a student for advanced study in a pre-professional (M.F.A.) or academic (M.A.) program. It also serves as preliminary study for a performance and/or production career in live theatre as well as the allied industries of television and cinema.

The interpersonal and collaborative skills learned in the program will serve the graduate well in a variety of related disciplines including the fields of education (both as teacher and administrator), psychology, law and a variety of private and governmental positions where a well-rounded liberal arts education will provide the flexibility and broad base of knowledge likely to be required in future careers.

Undergraduate Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills inherent to the varied and distinct processes of theatrical development and presentation.
  2. Apply essential knowledge and skills through participation in theatrical projects.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the relevant contexts in which theatre is created and presented.
  4. Formulate and articulate critical analyses and evaluations of theatrical works.
  5. Develop the intrapersonal and interpersonal skills essential to collaboration.

Program Requirements

Minors Offered

A background in musical theatre gives you the well-rounded training you need to be a skillful actor, singer and dancer. Refine your musicianship and vocal abilities

Learn More Musical Theatre

Embrace the power of performance and cultivate your artistic vision through the magic of theatre. Complement your major by refining techniques used in a wide range of public-facing careers.

Learn More Acting/Directing

Learn the technical design and production skills that go into creating a play, musical or opera. Complement your major by honing your creativity and applying your talents to the stage.

Learn More Design and Production 

It all starts with a script. As a minor in theatre: history/literature, you can unlock the power of the written word to create magic on the stage and elsewhere.

Learn More History/Literature

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