Aug 08, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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


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Specialization Requirements (84 hours)


Note:


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

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. 

State Authorization - It Matters Where You Live


If your learning placement course (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) or your online course will be taken outside South Dakota, please reference USD’s State Authorization webpage.

State Authorization

84 Major Hours, 120 Degree Hours


The B.F.A. Acting Specialization prepares students for entry into professional theatre as specialists in performance or for graduate study in the area. Actor training is process oriented with emphasis placed on developing a flexible vocal/physical/sensory instrument to be integrated with a specific system of text analysis for use in the creation of a role.

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

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