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Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - Drama Concentration

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - Drama Concentration

Tufts University

Medford - Somerville Campus, Medford, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
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  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
The degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science is conferred on all students who complete this program. Students whose major concentration is applied mathematics, applied physics, astrophysics, biochemistry, biology, biopsychology, chemical physics, chemistry, cognitive and brain Sciences, computer science, engineering psychology, environmental studies (as second major only), geological sciences, geology, mathematics, and physics are eligible to receive a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree. Those majoring in psychology, psychology/clinical and quantitative economics may choose to receive the degree of Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts at the time they complete their degree sheet. Students in all other majors will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree. Students whose multiple majors make them eligible for either a Bachelor of Arts degree or a Bachelor of Science degree may choose between the two when completing their degree sheet. Learning Objectives Drama In order to prepare students to pursue professional goals not only as artists and educators but in any field they choose to enter, we have designed our drama curriculum and production program to achieve the following objectives: To develop each person's creative process and empathic imagination To increase self-awareness To become an astute observer To embrace risk-taking To develop techniques and standards of theatrical artistry To develop, apply and challenge aesthetic criteria To develop research and analytical skills in the creation of original work To write with clarity and a keen critical sense To acquire historical perspective and an understanding of theatre as an interpretive art To understand the performative function of dramatic texts To acquire skills in interpersonal communication and effective collaboration To think precisely in the moment To speak confidently in public To develop flexibility and adaptability To develop empathy and listening skills To develop a working knowledge of the conventions of the physical theatre and all elements of production To understand the individual and collective roles of a production team To learn the technical aspects of production through hands-on experience To implement organizational and problem-solving skills To understand the unique history, theory and practice of theatre and performance through intellectual and experiential investigation To develop the ability to understand how theatre relates to society To examine the connection between theatre and civic engagement in different eras, cultures and societies To approach drama and theatre as a mirror