Program Learning Outcomes

Theatre Arts graduates will:

1.     Effectively use the theatre artist’s instrument—body, voice, and imagination .

2.     Identify and evaluate research to support critical and creative work

3.     Interpret performance texts within historical, ethical, political, social, national, and aesthetic contexts

4.     Participate effectively in theatre’s collaborative process of finding the intersection of common artistic, technical, social, and intellectual goals.

5.     Evaluate their critical and creative work through an informed sense of the past and with an awareness of current best practices in the field.

6.     Integrate and synthesize theory and practice in performance, design, and/or dramaturgy.

Theatre Business graduates will:

1.     Effectively use the theatre artist’s instrument-body, voice, and imagination.

2.     Demonstrate a basic understanding of the principles of economics, business, and accounting through their application in sustainable business practices.

3.     Demonstrate entrepreneurial and managerial skills necessary to succeed as creative individuals in the increasingly complex economic environment of contemporary art-making.

 4.     Participate effectively in theatre’s collaborative process of finding the intersection of common artistic, technical, social, and intellectual goals.

5.     Evaluate their commercial, critical and creative work through an informed sense of the past and with an awareness of current best practices in the field.

6.     Integrate and synthesize theory and practice in theatre management.

7.      Create practical solutions to presenting theatrical projects.

Learning outcomes for all graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences