Feb 03, 2023  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Theatre: Theatre Studies Specialization (B.F.A.)

84 Major Hours, 120 Degree Hours

The B.F.A. Theatre Studies Specialization is intended for those students seeking a comprehensive theatre education or for those who have not yet decided upon an area of specialization; it is recommended for those who may eventually wish to pursue a vocational interest in stage directing.

In addition to the regental and university general education requirements, the following courses are required:


THEA 495 Practicum (C) will be taken over 4 semesters (1cr each).

Specialization Nondepartmental Requirement (3 hours):

Secondary Education/Theatre Education (B.F.A.)

Students who complete the B.F.A. in Theatre (any specialization: Acting, Design/Technology, Musical Theatre, Theatre) may also pursue Secondary Education Certification.

Students must have a CGPA of 2.6 to co-register for EDFN 338  and SEED 296  and to be admitted to Teacher Education. Beginning Summer 2015, students must have a CGPA of 2.7 to be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

Four-Year Program Guides and Costs

USD encourages students to take 15 credits per semester or 30 credits within the year in order to graduate in 4 years. To help students complete their academic degree program in four years, we provide a sample academic plan. Please work with your academic advisor to confirm your plan.