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Theatre, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

With courses in acting, directing, design and technical production, the major is an education cross-section of theatre culminating in the capstone project. The program balances project-based coursework and classical techniques with numerous opportunities for invaluable production experience in performance, directing, design and technical production. 

Learning outcomes

The Theatre major at Carson-Newman University offers opportunities to express, explore and celebrate our differences to not merely talk about engaging our community but requires social accountability to fulfill our mission. The program follows a project-based curriculum rooted in collaboration, opportunity and commitment to excellence. The focus of the program is not to just simply train the craftsman but develop the individual as an artist, community member and active contributor.

Students at Carson-Newman get the unique opportunity to have hands on learning in any area of theatre. Through student/teacher collaboration, you will be given the chance to develop your acting, design, directing, or theatre management skills and boost your resume.

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:

  • Introduction to Theatre
  • Basic Acting 
  • Scenery Construction and Lighting 
  • Costume Construction and Makeup
  • Play Direction 
  • Scenography 
  • Production Development 

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.

General Requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • After you apply, please submit $100.00 application through your application portal at admissions.cn.edu/status
  • Official Transcripts from high school or secondary school and diploma or National Examination Result slip (One in original native language, one translated into English)- A professional Evaluation is required for the admission process

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Jefferson City

  • 1005 - 1870 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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