Dec 07, 2022  
2022-2023 General Catalog [Current] 
    
2022-2023 General Catalog [Current]

Program Learning Outcomes: Theatre Arts/Theatre Arts Education


Theatre Arts (BA/BS)

A successful student will:

  • Understand basic production processes (i.e. performing, acting, stage direction, design, and the necessary technical operations related to production).
  • Become familiar with the historical and cultural dimensions of theatre.
  • Develop visual and aural perceptions for theatre performance.
  • Make informed assessments of quality in works of theatre and other related art forms.

Intended Objectives

  • Explore post-baccalaureate opportunities with faculty guidance starting a minimum of one year before graduation.
  • Have the opportunity to attend professional conferences and festivals and work with artists in residence and/or guest artists.
  • Function in a variety of artistic roles through the presentation of public performances.

Theatre Arts Education (BA/BS)

A successful student will:

  • Be prepared to become educators who utilize the discipline of theatre as a catalyst in understanding the complex nature of the human condition, artistic exploration and appreciation, and the interrelationship of individual expression and student growth.
  • Understand basic production processes (i.e. performing, acting, stage direction, design, and the necessary technical operations related to production).
  • Become familiar with the historical and cultural dimensions of theatre.
  • Develop visual and aural perceptions for theatre performance.
  • Make informed assessments of quality in works of theatre and other related art forms.
  • Possess strong competence in and understanding of the relationship between theatre performance, production, literature, theatre history, theory, criticism, and technical skills through which a theatrical concept is realized.
  • Demonstrate advanced skills in collaboratively directing productions and an ability to create a variety of types of performances.
  • Through theatre, use educational theories and strategies; teaching students the integral process of artistic creation from conception to realization.
  • Have a working knowledge of the state of Utah Arts Core Curriculum, as well as state and national theatre education standards combined with skills in creating a scope and sequence, instruction, and assessment in classroom instruction.

Intended Objectives

  • Explore post-baccalaureate opportunities with faculty guidance starting a minimum of one year before graduation.
  • Have the opportunity to attend professional conferences and festivals and work with artists in residence and/or guest artists.
  • Function in a variety of artistic roles through the presentation of public performances.

Theatre Arts (Minor)

A successful student will:

  • Understand basic production processes (i.e. performing, acting, stage direction, design, and the necessary technical operations related to production).
  • Become familiar with the historical and cultural dimensions of theatre.
  • Develop visual and aural perceptions for theatre performance.
  • Make informed assessments of quality in works of theatre and other related art forms.