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.
Students must audition and be accepted in this concentration by the second semester of their sophomore year.
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
Four- Year Curriculum Plan
Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Theatre, Concentration in Performance
For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.
Many courses listed in the first year of these plans are specific to this degree program and may not fulfill degree requirements for other programs at the University. Students are advised that changing their program of study from this major to another major, after the first year, can extend the time until graduation by a semester or more.