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Theatre, B.A./B.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Moscow, ID, United States
As a major of the Theater Arts program from University of Idaho, you will learn basics of performance; scenic, costume and lighting design; play analysis; theatre technology and playwriting. You will learn to create and produce living theater, both as an individual artist and as a member of a production team. 
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Overview

Whether you aspire for a career on the stage or behind the curtain, this program will help you develop the creative talent, technical skills and performance experiences for a future in professional theater.

Students are involved in all aspects of theatrical works, including performance, design, management and production.

Students in this program gain valuable on-stage experience with opportunities to perform and produce in both student and community productions.

Degree Fit

This Theater Arts program from University of Idaho could be a good fit if you:

  • Have previous drama experience
  • Enjoy live theater, television, film
  • Have an artistic personality
  • Are self-disciplined
  • Are committed to developing your talent

Career Outcomes

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Director
  • Actor
  • Playwright
  • Scenic lighting and costume designer
  • Stage manager
  • Public relations and marketing officer
  • Technical director
  • Costume shop manager
  • Electrician or master electrician
  • Props manager
  • Makeup designer
  • Carpenter
  • Draper
  • Milliner
  • Cobbler
  • Stitcher
  • Sound designer
  • Sound engineer
  • Dramaturge

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    123 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the Theatre 
  • Humanities/Social science course 
  • College Writing and Rhetoric 
  • Integrated Seminar
  • Speech Communication 
  • Stage Technology 
  • Theatre Practice 
  • Basics of Acting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate applicants who have no previous work at the post-secondary level must have at least a 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) from a secondary school. Students must also meet the criteria for admission to university level study in their home country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8304 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Moscow

  • 750 - 1100 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences provides annual scholarship awards totaling approximately $815,000.

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