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NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Bachelor of Arts in Drama

For more information about degree requirements, visit the NSU catalog.

General Education Requirements

A minimum of 49 hours of academic work in general education is required during the freshman and sophomore years. For students transferring with the Associate of Arts degree or Associate of Science degree from a public institution in Oklahoma, all general education requirements will be satisfied with respect to degree requirements. However, some majors may require other specific general education courses as program prerequisites or program requirements. Students should consult advisors and the program's plan of study for further information. Students are required to complete general education requirements by the time they have completed 90 semester hours of college work. See General Education Requirements for Bachelor's Degrees in the Course Catalog for more information.

Drama Core 36 hours

Electives 9 hours

Major Total
48 Hours

Minor Total
18 Hours

A minor is required for the Drama major

Drama majors may minor in Communication Studies. However, courses taken as part of the major will not count toward the minor.

Policies of the College of Liberal Arts

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of C or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT: Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses number 3000 and above.
LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES: At least 80 semester credit hours are required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences for BA/BAED/BFA/BME degrees and 55 semester credit hours of Liberal Arts and Sciences for BS/BSED degrees and 40 semester credit hours of Liberal Arts and Sciences for specialty degrees (BGS, BSW). Liberal Arts and Science courses are designated by a # after the course title.

Course Sequence

Course Sequence
Students beginning in EVEN year fall semester
First Year Freshman

Introduction to Drama

Elective: Playwriting, Movement

Acting Fundamentals

Fundamentals of Directing

Drama Practicum I

Drama Practicum I

Elective: Movement or Digital Video

 

Second Year Sophomore

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

History of Theatre I

Elective: Screenwriting, Movement

Drama Practicum I

Drama Practicum II

Advanced Acting

Advanced Directing

Elective: Movement or Creative Drama

Arts Management

Third Year Junior

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

History of Theatre II

Design for Theatre

Drama Practicum II

Drama Practicum II

Elective: Movement or Digital Video

Elective: Playwriting

Fourth Year Senior

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Elective: Digital Video

Capstone

Elective: Creative Drama

Professional Semester