Theatre Arts, B.F.A.
Learning Goals and Student Learning Outcomes
The following goals and learning outcomes have been established for students pursuing the BFA in Theatre Arts.
- Be competent and reflective practitioners of the art of theatre and dance through the study of cultural diversity, dramatic literature and criticism;
- Be capable of living a culturally rich life;
- Be passionate and confident about their work from performance before thousands;
- Practice successful collaboration onstage and backstage through production;
- Be intellectually curious and decisive in exploring new avenues of expression through work on new works and reexamination and analyzation of known texts;
- Have a thorough command of makeup materials and the ability to apply one’s own make up;
- Demonstrate comprehension of the basic business procedure of the actor’s profession;
- Have a flexible, strong, and controlled voice;
- Have a flexible, relaxed, and controlled body trained in basic movement disciplines;
- Have clear and articulate speech;
- Have vocal interpretation and role preparation skills, which enable understanding and performance roles in a variety of styles and formats.
- Have a basic knowledge of theatre history, literature and theory; Exercise professional standards of oral, written and graphic communication
- Are intellectually, creatively, and technologically prepared to be artistic member of their communities through written critiques, reviews and analytical papers;
- Have well-rounded educational backgrounds acquired through studies in general education courses.