Jun 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Theater Arts, BFA Major in


For the student preparing for a career in the practice of theater as a performer, director, designer or technician. The BFA degree (in performance or production) is intended to provide a small, specialized group of such students with a high level of competence.

Program Requirements


Candidates for graduation with the BFA degree in theater arts must fulfill the following requirements:

1. The Successful Completion of at Least 124 Semester Hours


The successful completion of at least 124 s.h. and a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 in work completed at Hofstra.

2. Liberal Arts Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 62


At least 62 semester hours of the total must be in liberal arts.

3. Residence Requirements


Candidates must spend the last six semesters of fulltime study in residence at Hofstra.

4. BFA Requirements


The successful completion of all BFA Requirements in the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences section  of this Bulletin.

5. Demonstration Requirements


Demonstration of proficiency satisfactory to the drama faculty as determined by a fall and spring evaluation of majors and a senior project.

6. Annual Requirements


The annual major requirements as listed below:

Performance Sequence - Total Semester Hours: 79


First Year


Third Year


Fourth Year


Production Sequence - Total Semester Hours: 70


Second Year


Third Year


* Footnote:


Production Sequence Courses:

DRAM 015 , DRAM 016 , DRAM 017 , DRAM 018 , DRAM 019 , DRAM 020 , DRAM 021 , DRAM 022 , DRAM 054 .

Complete BFA Requirements


BFA Requirements  in the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.