About this Program
- College: Arts
- Degree: Bachelor of Arts
- Specializations: General | Stage Management
- Credits for Degree: 120
- Additional Information
- Related Theatre Programs
To graduate with this major, students must complete all university, college, and major requirements.
The Bachelor of Arts degree program in theatre prepares graduates to pursue additional academic degrees or enter professional theatre, teaching, or allied fields such as communication or public relations. If they choose to pursue advanced degrees, B.A. graduates traditionally enter MA, JD, or PhD programs. Regardless of degree or career expectations, students complete a core of foundation courses in theatre and dance in addition to general education courses required by the College of the Arts, the university, and the state of Florida.
The Bachelor of Arts in general theatre provides a liberal arts education with an emphasis in theatre that includes creative experiences in studio and performance. Students can combine the degree with a minor in another subject area to enhance their opportunities for graduate work or entry to professional theatre, teaching or allied fields such as communication and public relations.
Before Graduating Students Must
Satisfactory faculty evaluation of a senior project.
Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Students in the Major Will Learn to
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
- Understands and appreciates the art form and the artistic and the collaborative processes.
- Understands the structure and content of representative dramatic literature important in history and culture.
- Understands the creative process and the functions of individual practitioners.
- Applies the basic skills required in theatre/dance practice.
- Applies valid artistic criteria to drama and theatre.
- Understands the major trends in the development of theatre arts and dramatic literature through exploration of theatre studies.
- Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication in general theatre studies.
- Demonstrates effective verbal and written proficiency in a foreign language.
I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed
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|TPP 3103||R, A|
- Research paper
- Dramaturgical protocol/casebook
- Senior project