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Theatre Arts, B.A./B.S.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

At Theatre Arts  from University of Southern Indiana you'll work alongside theatre pros, both in class and on the set, while earning a top-notch theatre degree that covers acting, writing, directing, technical theatre and everything in between.

Graduates with Theatre Arts from University of Southern Indiana will be able to:

  • demonstrate an ability to apply past and current trends to the art and craft of theatre.
  • demonstrate an awareness of historical contexts as they apply to theatrical expression.
  • demonstrate an understanding of the balance between intellectual and practical processes in the theatre through academic achievement and research with a creative application.
  • develop skills in critical thinking and communication that reflect the level of achievement to be expected of any graduate of the University.
  • demonstrate through their work both inside and outside the classroom their understanding that Theater requires component powers of critical thinking, organization, self-discipline, collaboration and interpersonal sensitivity.  
  • show an ability to impart a degree of their training to others so that it may have application to future communities that the student may serve.
  • demonstrate the ability to apply professional practices within their areas of theatre expertise.
  • understand the ethical responsibility of the theatre practitioner where theatre is a foundational part of the social context.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Improvisational Theatre 
  • Stage Make-up 
  • Costume Crafts 
  • Voice and Diction 
  • Stage Combat 
  • Period Styles for the Theatre 
  • Theatre Graphics 
  • Acting for the Modern Stage 
  • Acting in Period Style 
  • Musical Theatre Performance 
  • Playwriting 
  • Stage Management 
  • Acting as a Business 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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

  • Complete the online Admissions Application and pay the $40 application fee.For assistance, please view the application tips in English and Spanish. 
  • Submit Official Academic Records from all secondary schools you have attended. Click here to submit your records through our secure online form.
  • Submit Official proof of English Proficiency.
  • Submit either official ACT or SAT scores, if required 
  • If you have taken some time off from school, please submit an explanation of what you have been doing since you graduated from high school until the month you plan to enroll at USI.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4 point scale.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20242 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20242 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20242 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20242 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8706 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8706 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Evansville

  • 1213 - 2020 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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