Additional Information on the Department of Theatre and Dance
The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in theatre is designed for students who want professional training in theatre performance or production. The student concentrates in either the acting or design/production area. For admission to either program, students must apply no earlier than the end of the freshman year and no later than the first semester of their junior year.
Entry into the B.F.A. Performance Track is by audition only. The major consists of the same core curriculum as the [[permalink=113|popup]]B.A. track[[/permalink]] (27 credits). In addition, the student takes 32 credits of performance courses
Entry into the B.F.A. Design/Production Track is by application to the Head of the Design Program. The major consists of the same core curriculum as the [[permalink=113|popup]]B.A. track[[/permalink]] except THEA 211 is waived, making the core total 27 credits. In addition, the student takes 30 credits of design and technology courses
Plus four three-credit electives that must be at the 300 level or above.
B.F.A. Stage Management candidates may substitute either DANC 471 or 472 for THEA 654