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Theatre Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (ARWU) Kent, OH, United States
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Studies Offered at the Kent State University gives students an opportunity for study in all aspects of theatre and its relationship to other liberal arts studies. This program serves students who seek a wider range of possibilities to fulfill individual creative goals, whether as theatre artists, scholars, educators and/or contributors in related fields.
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Overview

 Students receive thorough grounding in theatre history and theory and learn imaginative and critical thinking, the process of making theatre, and leadership skills.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this Theatre Studies program Offered at the Kent State University will be able to:

  • Understand procedures and approaches for realizing a variety of theatrical styles and techniques.
  • Understand the playwriting and production processes, aesthetic properties of style, and the way these shape and are shaped by artistic and cultural forces.
  • Develop intermediate to advanced competence in one or more theatre specializations in creation, performance or scholarship.
  • Become acquainted with a diverse selection of theatre repertory, including the principal eras, genres and cultural sources.
  • Understand the basic process involved in mounting a theatre production through both verbal and written articulation of ideas and vocabulary, as well as in actual practice.
  • Form and defend value judgments about theatre.
  • Know common theatrical elements and the interaction of those elements through both written and practicum work.
  • Think conceptually and critically about text, performance and production.

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

  • Making Theatre: Culture and Practice
  • The Art of Acting
  • Fundamentals of Production I: Scenery, Stagecraft and Sound
  • Fundamentals of Production Laboratory : Scenery
  • Fundamentals of Production Laboratory : Props and Scenic Art
  • Fundamentals of Production : Costumes, Lighting and Projections
  • Fundamentals of Production Laboratory : Costumes
  • Fundamentals of Production Laboratory : Lighting, Sound and Projections
  • Script Analysis
  • History of Theatre and Drama 
  • Capstone Project

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

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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

  •  The freshman admission policy on the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends. 
  • The Admissions Office at the Kent Campus may defer the admission of students who do not meet admissions criteria but who demonstrate areas of promise for successful college study. Deferred applicants may begin their college coursework at one of seven regional campuses of Kent State University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20005 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20005 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20007 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20007 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11131 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11131 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kent

  • 1036 - 1710 USD/month
    Living Costs

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