BFA Emphasis in Acting Course Requirements

BFA Emphasis in Acting Course Requirements

A Major in Theatre Arts for the BFA Emphasis in Acting Degree requires 129 total semester hours, including 76 hours of theatre arts and dance courses. The following classes are required of all BFA students:

WRIT 100 or 101 and Writ 102 or Liba (6 hours)
200-LEVEL ENGLISH LITERATURE COURSES (6 Hours)
BEHAVIORAL/SOCIAL SCIENCES (6 Hours)
HISTORY (HIS 101, 102 preferred; 6 Hours)
NATURAL SCIENCE (WITH LABORATORIES; 6-8 hours)
MATHEMATICS (from among college algebra, quantitative reasoning, or a more advanced mathematics course; 3 hours)

The acting emphasis requires 75 hours of theatre arts and dance courses, comprising the following:

ACTING, MOVEMENT, AND VOICE 
110, 111. FRESHMAN PERFORMANCE STUDIES
210, 211. SOPHOMORE PERFORMANCE STUDIES
310, 311. JUNIOR PERFORMANCE STUDIES I, II
312, 313. VOICE STUDIES I, II
314, 315. MOVEMENT STUDIES I, II
410, 411. SENIOR PERFORMANCE STUDIES I, II
412, 413. VOICE STUDIES III, IV
414, 415. MOVEMENT STUDIES III, IV

THEORY, HISTORY, AND LITERATURE 
321. THEATRE HISTORY I
322. THEATRE HISTORY II
326. DRAMATIC LITERATURE I 
327. DRAMATIC LITERATURE II

OTHER THEATRE REQUIREMENTS 
120. INTRO TO THEATRE
220. BUSINESS AND EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES IN THE PROFESSIONAL THEATRE
271. INTRODUCTION TO STAGECRAFT 
272. INTRODUCTION TO COSTUMES FOR THE STAGE
338. TECHNOLOGY LAB I
339. TECHNOLOGY LAB II
499. SENIOR REVIEW
DANC (8 hours - Must be techniques based courses)
THEATRE ELECTIVES TO TOTAL 76 HOURS (Approximately 5 hours) 

In addition to the core curriculum and theatre arts requirements listed, the BFA with an acting emphasis requires elective hours chosen from any area, including theatre arts, to bring the total number of credits to 129 semester hours.

BFA Requirements from the Fall 2012 Undergraduate Catalog.