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Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018 
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theater: Theater Studies Emphasis, B.A.

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Theater Major Program Director, Julia Reimer, Ph.D.


The Theater major offers courses in performance, theater history and literature, technical theater and design, arts management, and applied theater. Emphases in Theater Studies or Applied Theater allow students to tailor their programs to careers or graduate work in theater or film. or to use theater for social development and transformation in theatrical and non-theatrical contexts—educational, church, and civic. The Theater major, Applied Theater emphasis pairs well with majors or minors such as Psychology, Social work, Business, and Contemporary Christian Ministries.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

1. Interpret and critique performance and theoretical texts reflecting a range of styles, periods, cultural, and critical perspectives.

2. Describe the history and development of theater globally, including the social, political, and religious contexts of performance texts, genre, and conventions.

3. Apply skills in performance and theatre craft.

4. Speak, write, and perform effectively in individual, group, and collaborative settings.

5. Articulate the ethical, moral, social, and personal implications of theatre and performance.

Locations Offered

Main Campus Fresno

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