- The B.F.A. Playwriting Major at Ohio University focuses on playwriting through the study of dramatic structure, its relationship to literature, and how the spoken word functions on the stage and in performance. Students accepted into the B.F.A. playwriting major program must complete a wide range of courses in addition to the Theater B.F.A. Core and a series of playwriting courses. The additional required courses include acting, art history, directing, film, screenwriting, and rigorous study of English and literature.
- Student work will be reviewed at the end of each school year. Students must demonstrate significant progress in the development of dramatic writing skills for continued success in the program. All theater majors are required to attain a minimum grade of C (2.0) in any theater course required for graduation. A student who is struggling academically or programmatically will receive a letter of concern or be placed on probation.
- Students interested in playwriting are expected to complete the Theater B.F.A. Core which consists of first-year foundation courses during their first year of study. Admission to this specialized B.F.A. program is based on an interview with playwriting faculty and a playwriting manuscript submission. All students with majors in theater are required to attain a minimum grade of C (2.0) in any theater course required for graduation.
Opportunities Upon Graduation
The B.F.A. Playwriting program offered by Ohio University prepares the student for career paths in dramatic writing for live performances and provides a core development for dramatic writing across all media and genres.
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- Fundamentals of Costume and Scenic Design Principles and Technology Practices
- Fundamentals of Performance
- Acting Fundamentals
- Theater and Performance History
- American Theater and Drama
- Playwriting Revision Technique
- 48 months
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DisciplinesArt History Creative Writing Theatre & Dance View 843 other Masters in Art History in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Application form
- $70 international application processing fee
- Official academic records
- Evidence of sufficient funding
- Statement of activities.
- Exams for scholarship consideration
- Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available
- Students interested in playwriting are expected to complete the Theater B.F.A. Core which consists of first-year foundation courses during their first year of study. Admission to this specialized B.F.A. program is based on an interview with playwriting faculty and a playwriting manuscript submission.
- For students participating in the GCSE or IGCSE curricula, we generally expect to see at least 6 passes, graded C or higher. Students who are going on to complete GCE Advanced Subsidiary (AS-levels) and/or Advanced Levels (A-levels) may be awarded transfer credit for successfully completed exams.
- For students studying an International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum, we generally expect an average of 5 out of 7 on your college-preparatory curriculum. IB Higher Level examinations may also be eligible for transfer credit.
International22406 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22406 USD per year during 48 months.
National22406 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22406 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State12612 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12612 USD per year during 48 months.
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