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Theatre Arts, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The Theatre Arts programme offered by University of Texas Arlington allows students the opportunity, through elective coursework in Theatre Arts, to tailor their degree program in areas of interest that the student may wish to explore.

The mission of the Department of Theatre Arts in the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Arlington is to provide a comprehensive undergraduate education through theory, research, and practice in the theatre arts and dance.

The objective of the department is to provide an extensive and wide-ranging education in the theatrical and dance professions through applied and practical experiences acquired through performance and production opportunities. Undergraduate students in the Department of Theatre Arts explore the components which comprise the performance and production event. 

The research of new theories and their applications to the art, craft, and management of Theatre Arts and Dance is highly encouraged through one-on-one mentoring and supervision by specialized, professional faculty. A primary aspect of the Department of Theatre Arts is to provide a challenging educational environment for each student characterized by shared values, unity of purpose, diversity of opinion, mutual respect, and a commitment to lifelong learning. 


  • Actor/Actress
  • Community Arts Worker
  • Dancer
  • Theatre Director
  • Stage Manager
  • Dramatherapist
  • Drama Teacher

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 included:

  • Theatre Practicum 
  • Fundamentals of Presentation
  • Stagecraft 
  • Acting : Basic Techniques
  • Rhetoric and Composition 
  • Stage Management & Theatre Administration
  • Costume Technology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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

  • New prospective students who wish to enroll at The University of Texas at Arlington must apply for admission. They should apply as early as possible. All application materials—signed application(or certified if online), appropriate application fee or fee waiver documentation, official copies of transcripts of all high school and all college work attempted, and official test scores when appropriate—should be submitted by the priority deadlines. 
  • Completed applications will be accepted after the priority deadlines until the ApplyTexas application closes approximately two weeks prior to the start of the term.  Adherence to the deadlines ensures careful evaluation of credentials resulting in an admission decision and notification of that decision to the student in time for orientation, academic advising, registration, and tuition/fee payment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11620 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Texas City

  • 882 - 1640 USD/month
    Living Costs

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