48 months
37122 USD/year
37200 USD/year
12700 USD/year
Tuition fee
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If you thrill when the houselights dim and the curtain opens, then a career in the world of theatre is for you. Get the broad-based skills necessary to find professional work on and off the stage. Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Artsis offered at University of Arizona.

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Students earning a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts receive a broad-based education of the theatrical arts. Students learn to appreciate the relationship of dramatic text to theatrical production; understand the working practices and standards of the professional theatre; communicate artistic intent through acting, directing, design and research; and learn how to organize resources to facilitate the theatrical production process. Coursework stresses critical thinking in verbal and written communication; employs theatre as a lens through which to examine cultural trends; encourages students to develop projects that merge theory and practical applications; and explores the vitality of theatre as a communal expression of gender and cultural diversity. Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Artsis offered at University of Arizona.

Career Fields

  • Academics
  • Directing
  • Dramaturgy
  • Playwriting
  • Producing

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Broadway and Beyond: The Art and Process of Theatre
  • Principles of Dramatic Structure
  • Theatre History: Origins to Neoclassicism
  • Theatre Management
  • Survey of Directing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a 3.00 recalculated grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school. Please note: GPA recalculation occurs during the admissions evaluation process. 
  • Have three years of high school work. Please note: If you are currently in high school, UA needs to see 9–11 grade work. If you have completed high school then UA needs to see 10–12 grade work. 
  • Have and present a completed high school diploma or certificate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37122 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37122 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37200 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12700 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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