Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Theatre, BFA (47-366) (120 hours)


Major, Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre 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, BFA (47-366) Performance Area (4 Year Guide)  

Theatre, BFA (47-366) Design/Technology Area (4 Year Guide) 

Theatre, BFA (47-366) Musical Theatre Area (4 Year Guide) Begin Even Numbered Year  

Theatre, BFA (47-366) Musical Theatre Area (4 Year Guide) Begin Odd Numbered Year   

Major Requirements: 71-75 Semester Hours


Select 1 of the 3 Areas: 46-50 Semester Hours


General Education Requirements: 39-42 Semester Hours


All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for the full listing of requirements. The following general education courses are required by this major:

Free Electives: 3-7 Semester Hours


Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours