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Bachelor of Arts
Theatre Studies: Theatre Studies (B.A.)
This emphasis in theatre studies allows students the opportunity to receive a broad base of knowledge in theatre, but is not necessarily performance or designed focused. The emphasis is designed for those who wish to enter a graduate program in theatre or any related field, advance their knowledge of theatre and performance studies, or immediately begin a career inside or outside the theatre in a related area.
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Gain Hands-on Experience
Are you interested in tailoring your plan of study to a broad and wide range of subject areas? The theatre studies emphasis allows students to receive hands–on opportunities in topics related to performance, design, directing, history, and analysis work. The following list is a sampling of coursework related to this emphasis area:

• Film analysis
• Dramatic structure and analysis
• Directing
• Shakespeare
• Theatre history one and two

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Theatre Studies have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Actors & Actresses
Work on stage or film productions. They research their character, portray them authentically, rehearse, and work with director to improve the performance of the show.
Stage Manager
Oversee the production and post-production process of film productions.
Casting Director
Oversee the casting process for commercials, theater productions, TV shows, and films. Strong interpersonal, communication, and acting skills are necessary.
Film & Sound Engineers
Operate the equipment that records, mixes, or reproduces music or sound effects in recording studios, sporting arenas, theatre productions, or video productions.
Write scripts for theatrical productions, coming up with a concept, actors' lines, stage direction for actors, and suggestions for a set design.

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