Master of Fine Arts Degree in Dramatics
Master of Fine Arts Degree [M.F.A.]
The purpose of this degree is to equip students in the areas of acting,
directing, and staging, culminating in successful stage production.
Learning Outcomes: Graduates of the dramatics program will be able to
- develop and defend a repertoire that reflects a biblical worldview;
- create presentations incorporating credible research, analysis, and
- communicate dramatic literature demonstrating graduate proficiency;
- demonstrate and impart mastery of vocal technique and non-verbal
- design professional-quality stage performances;
- direct and mount productions which are aesthetically pleasing; and
- write original scripts or adaptations of literary works for small groups
and large ensemble productions.
A minimum of 33 months of residence
work (3 fall semesters, 3 spring semesters, 2 summers, and an Interterm session)
beginning with a summer session
(July 13–24, 2017) is required. Summer courses are also available by distance learning. A
dramatic production must be completed
successfully and a thesis prepared before
graduate work is completed.