Major, Bachelor of Arts Degree
The graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre degree will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:
- Communicate and collaborate effectively in the interactive and creative process of theatre.
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of the historical, cultural, and stylistic dimensions of theatre.
- Demonstrate technical proficiency in the areas of acting, design and technology.
- Form, communicate, and defend value judgments about quality and aesthetics in works of theatre.
Sophomore Review: On a specified day, each individual sophomore theatre major, minor, or transfer student confers with the collective Theatre & Dance faculty to assess student progress at an approximate mid-point in the student’s undergraduate career. During this review, students have the opportunity to present their resume/headshot, goal statement and website/portfolio to the Theatre & Dance faculty for feedback. Students receive oral and written assessment. All written assessments are kept in the student’s file in the Theatre & Dance Office.
Senior Exit Review: On a specified day in their final semester, each graduating senior confers with the collective Theatre & Dance faculty to assess student progress at the end of the student’s undergraduate career. Before the review, the student will submit a written essay based on writing prompts from the faculty reflecting on their time at UCM. During the review, students receive feedback on their Senior Showcase performance/portfolio, resume, website and essay from the Theatre & Dance faculty and discuss future plans after graduation. Students receive oral and written assessment. All written assessments are kept in the student’s file in the Theatre & Dance Office.
Theatre, BA (42-364) (4 Year Guide)