Bachelor of Arts
If you wish to study more than one area of theater, this program is for you. The dramatic arts program allows you to develop a course of study that is particular to your interests and pursuits while offering flexibility. Choose classes from a variety of areas including performance, design, and theater criticism and history to provide a foundation for your customized course of study.
In the B.A. in Dramatic Arts program, you’re encouraged to take an active role in designing your own degree plan and taking extensive coursework in other areas.
If you’re interested in a broad range of theater areas or a career in performing, designing, stage managing, directing or any other production possibilities, B.A. in Dramatic Arts is a good choice.
What You'll Study
In keeping with a liberal arts education, the B.A. in Dramatic Arts encourages students to learn from a wide variety of theatre-related courses from across the humanities. The degree opens up possibilities for entering into community outreach, teaching and contribution to production beyond performance.
Those wishing to take on a minor are encouraged to enter into the B.A. in Dramatic Arts program.
Beyond the Classroom
Students who study dramatic arts have opportunities for involvement beyond the classroom with theatrical groups such as Upstage, the student initiated theatre group; Alpha Psi Omega, the national theater honor society; and community-based courses. Given the nature of this degree program,internships and study abroad opportunities are encouraged.