Master of Arts Degree in Performance Studies
The purpose of this degree is to develop Christian performers who
effectively communicate with an audience.
Learning Outcomes: Graduates of the performance studies program will
be able to
- develop and defend a repertoire that reflects a biblical worldview;
- create presentations incorporating credible research, analysis, and
- interpret poetry, prose, and dramatic literature communicating an
in-depth understanding of the text;
- create vivid characterizations with textual integrity;
- communicate narrative elements reflecting emotional sensitivity;
- demonstrate proficiency in vocal technique and non-verbal communication;
- stage presentations that are aesthetically pleasing; and
- write original scripts or adaptations of literary works for solo performance.
See Admission Requirements.
Thirty semester credit hours of work
may be completed in four consecutive
fall/spring semesters, including a summer
session (July 12–23, 2018) and an interterm session. A public recital
must be given before graduate work
Courses You’ll Take