BSc in Theatre

Northern Arizona University

Program Description

BSc in Theatre

Northern Arizona University

Available Emphasis Areas:

  • Design and Technology - Emphasis
  • Performance - Emphasis
  • Theatre Studies - Emphasis

This multifaceted undergraduate program imparts a broad grounding in stagecraft, behind and in front of the curtain. The program includes theatrical history, theory, critique, technology, design, and hands-on production experiences.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Theatre?

If you dream of a life that’s long on excitement and short on the dull bits, then the theatre is calling you. Whether you hope to work in professional theatre or pursue further education, our programs will put your dreams at center stage.

We offer nationally respected curricula in theatre studies, performance, and design and technology. We will help you develop the broadest possible understanding of the art and craft of the stage with our practical and academic courses. You'll also receive a firm grounding in the liberal arts. You'll study dramatic literature, history, theory and criticism, theatre performance, and design, and technology. You'll have plenty of opportunities to learn by doing. The university theatre season includes four faculty-directed, mainstage productions and numerous student-produced, second stage productions per year. You will learn to express yourself logically and artistically, and graduate prepared for post-baccalaureate study, or professional theatre.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:

  • Director
  • Actor
  • Costume designer
  • Drama teacher
  • Lighting designer
  • Costume technician
  • Scenic carpenter or painter
  • Technical director
  • Stage manager
  • Master Electrician

With further education, one of these paths is possible:

  • Professional Theatre
  • Film or television
  • Educator

University Requirements

To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that minimally includes a major, the liberal studies requirements, and university requirements as listed below.

  • All of Northern Arizona University's liberal studies, diversity, junior-level writing, and capstone requirements.
  • All requirements for your specific academic plan(s).
  • At least 30 units of upper-division courses, which may include transfer work.
  • At least 30 units of coursework taken through Northern Arizona University, of which at least 18 must be upper-division courses (300-level or above). This requirement is not met by credit-by-exam, retro-credits, transfer coursework, etc.
  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on all work attempted at Northern Arizona University.

Campus Availability

  • Flagstaff
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 7, 2018
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4 years
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USA - Flagstaff, Arizona
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