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Bachelor of Arts

English - Theatre Arts Option

Theatre Arts Learning Outcomes

Students who complete their degree in English with a concentration in Theatre Arts will be able to do the following:

  1. Demonstrate basic familiarity with all the arts of the theatre
  2. Analyze dramatic texts in order to perform, direct, design for, or produce a theatrical event based on a dramatic script
  3. Trace the major trends and developments in theatre history and recognize the basic elements and periods of dramatic literature
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of the works of William Shakespeare, their relationship to their historical context, and their aesthetic significance 
  5. Demonstrate awareness of the collaborative process of theatrical production, and function collaboratively within a production team
  6. Rehearse the basic elements of dramatic performance, including vocal production, movement for the stage, and character and scene analysis