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    North Carolina Central University
   
 
  Jan 17, 2018
 
 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Theatre, Performance Concentration, B.A.


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Curriculum Requirements


This concentration offers intense training for the student aiming for a career in acting.  Focus is placed on the creation of a character and audition procedures through the development of performance techniques and skill. Students are mentored by performance faculty and individually coached for acting auditions, competitions, and graduate school admission.

1. 124 Semester Hours:


Complete a minimum of 124 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. Student must successfully repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades in major courses.  The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Requirement:


Freshman and sophomore years: complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study. Students must have a ‘C’ or better in ENG 1110  and ENG 1210 .

3. Program Requirements:


Non-departmental requirements (must have a grade of 'C' or better):


5. Additional Requirements


Students must audition and be accepted in this concentration by the second semester of their sophomore year.

Program Notes:


Each major must fulfill the following:

  • Audition for at least one show annually
  • (Performance concentration majors must audition for every show)
  • Work in a technical capacity for at least one show annually
  • Stage manage at least one show before graduating
  • Work with costume or make-up design for at least one show before graduating
  • Attend all workshops

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