To successfully qualify for the BFA degree, a student must complete a minimum of 120
semester hours. Of these hours, 41 are General Education requirements, 31 are Theatre
and Dance Core courses. For Performance: 42 are concentrated in your area of study
and theatre electives, with 6 free electives. For Design/Tech: 48 in area of concentration.
At least 42 hours must be upper division (3000 and 4000 level).
There is an internship requirement for all BFA students.
It is expected that during the students tenure at the U of M that they complete a
list of competencies.
Please consult your Undergraduate Catalog for a more complete explanation.
In order to continue in the program, a student must maintain an overall grade point
average of 2.0. A minimum grade of C- is required in all Theatre and Dance courses
applicable to the major. Any grade lower than a C- will result in the student retaking