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Acting, B.F.A

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Rochester Hills, MI, United States
Oakland University is recognized as a student-centered, doctoral research institution with a global perspective. We engage more than 20,500 graduate and undergraduate students in distinctive educational experiences that connect to the unique and diverse opportunities within and beyond our region. 
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Overview

Oakland provides a distinct educational experience with flexible class schedules and state-of-the-art facilities, student services, classroom technologies, research labs, internships and research opportunities with corporate partners. Located in the heart of Oakland County's Automation Alley, the university has forged hundreds of partnerships with hospitals, Fortune 500 companies, cities, government agencies and educational institutions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Theatre
  • Acting: The Instrument
  • Acting: The Script
  • Acting: The Role
  • Acting: Shakespeare
  • Stagecraft
  • Costume Craft
  • Elements of Design
  • Stage Combat
  • Stage Voice
  • Stage Dialects
  • Theatre History
  • Stage Makeup
  • Stage Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • The major in writing and rhetoric requires a minimum of 40 credits in writing and rhetoric courses. Only courses in which the student has earned a grade of at least 2.0 or higher may be counted toward the writing and rhetoric major.
  • Students may substitute appropriate courses from other departments with permission of the Writing and Rhetoric Department chair.
  • Choose either the professional writing, writing for digital media, or writing studies specialization. Students may substitute appropriate courses from other specializations within the major with the permission of the writing department chair. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    448 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 448 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    448 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 448 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    448 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 448 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Rochester Hills

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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