Bachelor of Arts in Communication
This degree is well-suited for theatre students who already have a more defined career focus. The course of study is intensive and provides a strong foundation in a specialized area of theatre.
The BAC in Theatre with a Specialization in Acting/Directing degree allows the student whose primary interests are in acting and directing the opportunity to be more fully immersed in these areas and to really hone their abilities and skills through advanced study.
The Bachelor of Arts in Communications degree with a Musical Theatre Specialization (BAC/MTS) is unique among musical theatre programs in the state of Ohio.
This degree program is a hybrid of a broad base of liberal arts education accompanied by training in vocal performance, dance, and some acting specifically oriented to the musical theatre industry. This allows the student to pursue other interests, and indeed, many alumni of BGSU’s M.T.S. program have graduated with multiple degrees and specializations.
The BAC in Theatre with a Specialization in Design/Technical Theatre degree includes a thorough foundation in all areas of theatre technology, plus design and practical application through continuing participation in our production program.
This degree includes 70 hours of coursework outside of the department, as well as a core theatre curriculum and a specialized course of study. Instead of a minor, each BAC major must fulfill a support field requirement. This support field requirement can be met by courses chosen by the student and approved by that student's theatre department advisor.
The BAC Specialization in Performance Studies degree focuses on a contemporary shift among scholars to consider "performance" as something more than only acting or singing on a stage. Coursework will focus on how performance occurs in everyday life, as well as in film.