BFA Drama Curriculum:

FIRST YEAR      F S
Writing & Critique/ Writing & Orality       3 3     
History of Theater 1 & 2 3 3
Aesthetic Inquiry 1 & 2 3 3
Foundations in Acting      3 -
Creative Technologies   - 3
Portfolio 1 & 2 1 1
General Elective** 3 3
  16    16
     
SOPHOMORE YEAR F S
Foundations in Playwriting      3 -
Foundations in Directing - 3
ULEC (University Elective) 3 3
Portfolio 3 & 4 2 2
Performance 1 & 2 1 1
Theater Elective* 3 3
General Elective** 3 3
  15 15
     
JUNIOR YEAR F S
Collaborative Research Studio 3 3
Collaborative Theater Practices 1 & 2 3 3
Portfolio 5 & 6 2 2
Performance 3 & 4 2 2
Theater Elective* 3 3
General Elective** 3 3
  16 16
     
SENIOR YEAR F S
Directed Research 3 3
Portfolio 7 & 8      3 3
Theater Elective* 3 3
Theater Elective* or Performance 2  
General Elective 3 3
  14 12
     
TOTAL CREDITS 120
     

BFA in Theater students may choose to use their general electives toward a variety of courses in the liberal arts or in studio in any undergraduate division at The New School.

* Theater Electives may be used to take courses in other programs and/or in particular areas of study, such as: Acting & Movement Technique, Directing, Playwriting, Theatrical Design/ Media, Performance Studies, Integrated Arts, Theater History & Theory or additional Collaborative Research Studio/ Theater Related Civic Engagement courses. Theater Electives may be Liberal Arts Electives or Studio/ Non-Liberal Arts electives.

** General Electives are distributed across the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences or the Arts, and may be taken at any undergraduate division of The New School. General Electives may be Liberal Arts Electives or Studio/ Non-Liberal Arts electives.

 
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