2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 28, 2022  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Acting, Musical Theatre (GPS)


This plan outlines a four-year path to graduation. You are expected to satisfy all “success marker” courses, grades, and GPAs as specified. For part-time students and students needing to complete background material, this schedule represents the order in which courses should be taken. This suggested plan to four-year graduation does not replace regular advising appointments. Some course offerings may change.

Total: 18 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete ENG 1100  with a C or better

Term Two


Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better

Term Three


Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete one MTH course

Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete ENG 2100  with a C or better

Term Five


Total: 17 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better

Term Six


Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete 20 upper-level credits

Term Seven


Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better

Term Eight


Total: 11 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better

Program Description


Our Acting program prepares you for life on stage. With training not only in acting but in dance and singing, you’ll hone your talents and become a well-rounded performer. In addition to the practical lessons you’ll learn, you’ll also gain a solid education in theories of acting, helping you understand your art and profession better

Wright State University’s Professional Actor Training Program offers conservatory style training inside a liberal arts setting. The fundamental objective of the program is to prepare student to begin a professional career in theatre, television, and film. Many graduates choose to widen their training and enter M.F.A. and doctoral programs.

Within the Professional Actor Training Program, students may select a Musical Theatre emphasis, which engages them in four years of intensive and integrated acting, dance, and music training. Upon graduation, they can enter the profession as skilled, intelligent, and versatile performers in a wide range of employment opportunities.

Career Opportunities


For career information, please visit Wright State University Career Services:

http://www.wright.edu/careerservices

Campus Contact Information


Academic success resources (math, writing, tutoring): http://www.wright.edu/uc/success/

Admissions: http://www.wright.edu/admissions/

Financial Aid: http://www.wright.edu/financialaid/

Transitional Advising WebPage (TAP): http://www.wright.edu/semesters-advising

Additional Comments


Wright State University Department of Theatre, Dance, and Motion Pictures
T148 Creative Arts Center
Wright State University

theatre_arts@wright.edu
937-775-3072

http://www.wright.edu/tdmp/musicaltheatre/index.html