University of Alberta

Drama

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Description:The Drama major, taken as part of a Bachelor of Arts degree, combines theory and practice within a well-rounded liberal arts setting. You will be exposed to every aspect of the theatrical process, including acting, clowning, and improvisation; playwriting, directing, production, and design; and critical analysis and theory. You’ll also have the opportunity to pursue your own independent project in research and/or practice.

The Drama Honors program, taken as part of a BA Honors degree, offers the exceptional student an opportunity for intensive study in theatre history, critical theory, and the creative components of theatre art. Through your research, analysis, and the process of writing an honors essay, you will acquire an excellent foundation for further training as a theatre scholar, critic, dramaturge or director.
URL:Drama at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Actors and ComediansDirectors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*73 to 80
Additional Admission Requirements:
    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. Minimum of 24 units of transferable course weight required. Consult the U of A Calendar for fields of study and appropriate first-year course selection. For consideration, you need a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 with an average of 3.3 or better in your Honors subject courses; Competitive AGPA varies by field of study from 3.0-3.3.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 12, 2020

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