May 30, 2024  
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theater Arts, B.A.

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The Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts is a vital and vibrant major for those who are seeking a degree in theater in preparation for careers in a wide spectrum of the entertainment industry, including theater, television and filmmaking, or for graduate study in theater and media studies.

Students pursuing the B.A. in Theater Arts at Arcadia University benefit from an interdisciplinary approach to the art form. The goal of the program is to immerse students in the study of theater in the context of a broader exposure to the study of culture and society, in keeping with the philosophy of a liberal arts education.

Theater Arts majors participate actively in the life of the University through numerous campus productions of the Theater Arts program. Theater students also benefit from Arcadia University’s proximity to Philadelphia’s cultural community, and to New York City. Departmental outings bring students to noteworthy professional productions. Students gain experience in local theatre, film and television companies through internships.

Common Core Curriculum

(37 credits) Theater Arts and Acting Common Core Curriculum

Additional Requirements for the B.A. in Theater Arts

(32 credits)

One course (200-400 level) in the field of theater studies or theater education (4 credits)

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Additional Requirements

16 credits (200-400 level) in Theater Arts elective courses of the student’s choosing with the approval of the academic advisor and/or Director of the Theater Arts Program.

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