Theatre MFA (Emphasis in Directing or Design)
60 credit hours
Note: The theatre faculty will evaluate the transcripts of those students who have received a Master of Arts in Theatre from an accredited institution to determine the number of credits, if any, that will be applied toward the degree. In most cases, no more than nine hours will be accepted in transfer.
Graduate Script Analysis (3)
Research Methods in Theatre (3)
Professional Internship (3)
Master's Project and Thesis (6)
Thirty credit hours in the specialization area of directing or design
Nine hours of electives
Three credit hours in theatre history
Three credit hours in dramatic literature
Participation in semester evaluations with the theatre faculty. Based on the recommendation of the faculty, the Theatre Department chairperson may place a student on probation or suspension from the program if the quality of their curricular and/or extracurricular work has been deficient.
It is expected that all graduate students maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above. No more than six credit hours of C will be accepted toward the degree.
Note: The requirements in theatre history and dramatic literature may be waived and replaced with six credit hours from the graduate theatre curriculum at the discretion of the Theatre Department chairperson.