BA (Dramatic Arts)

Bachelor of Arts - Dramatic Arts

Dramatic Arts provides you with a vibrant and varied experience in the world of theatre, combining the excitement of live productions with studies in literature, acting, directing, design and technical production.

As a drama student, you’ll study theory and criticism, performance and production. Participate in a series of major theatre productions annually, ensuring you get ample real-life theatre experience. Delve into theatre history and literature, study renowned playwrights and their works within the context of time, place and social circumstance.

With both theoretical and practical opportunities, you will learn to be imaginative, flexible, adaptable and creative, grooming you for entrance into the entertainment industry, graduate studies and numerous other professions.

What Can I Do With My Major?

 

 

Know your calendar year

Remember that program requirements vary depending on the calendar year, which is usually the year of admission to uLethbridge. Therefore requirements may differ from year to year, even within the same major.

For questions about this or changing calendar years speak with an advisor.

 

 

Sample Sequencing Plan

Shown below is a sample of courses for your degree.  If you follow this plan, you should be able to graduate in the time shown.  If you want to alter the sequence, consult with an Academic Advisor

For more information on individual courses, see the Course Catalogue or review your Program Planning Guide.

Year 1, Fall

Year 1, Spring

Drama 1000

Drama 2100

Drama 2010

Drama 2810 or Elective

Drama 2810 or Elective

Drama 2000-level List Course or Elective

Liberal Education List Requirement

Liberal Education List Requirement

Liberal Education List Requirement

Liberal Education List Requirement

   

Year 2, Fall

Year 2, Spring

Drama 2120

Drama 2130

Drama 2600 or Drama 2611

Drama Elective

Drama 2000-level List Course or Elective

Liberal Education List Requirement

Liberal Education List Requirement

Liberal Education List Requirement

Liberal Education List Requirement

Elective

   

Year 3, Fall

Year 3, Spring

Drama 3100

Drama 4211 or Elective

Drama 3130

Drama 3000/4000-level List Course or Elective

English 3000-level List Course or Elective (3000/4000 level)

English 3000-level List Course or Elective (3000/4000 level)

Elective (3000/4000 level)

Elective (3000/4000 level)

Elective

Elective (3000/4000 level)

   

Year 4, Fall

Year 4, Spring

Drama 3151

Drama 4211 or Elective

Drama 3000/4000-level List Course or Elective

Elective (3000/4000 level)

Elective (3000/4000 level)

Elective (3000/4000 level)

Elective (3000/4000 level)

Elective (3000/4000 level)

Elective

Elective

For more information on individual courses, see the Course Catalogue.

Make sure you complete your degree requirements by referring to the Program Planning Guide and the uLethbridge Calendar for program planning and course registration.

 

 

Topics Courses

 

Example: Drama 3850 – Dramaturgy

A study of research and criticism as tools within the theatrical production process. The course will explore the role of the Dramaturg as a distinct theatrical artist, as well as the utility of dramaturgical skills like historical research and critical writing for directors, designers, playwrights, actors, and other members of a theatre company.

Prerequisite: Drama 2130

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Minors

A minor is a good way to complement your major, have your interests in another subject area recognized on your official transcript, and expand your employment opportunities. It is an optional component of your degree program that requires a smaller number of courses to complete.

See An Advisor for more information about this.