The BFA degree is a professionally oriented degree specifically designed for students whose interests and abilities strongly suggest the potential for pursuing careers as artists in the resident/professional, community, commercial or academic theatre.

The principal objective is to provide the student with the opportunity to concentrate upon studies in performance or dance in order to develop skill mastery, conceptual knowledge, sensitivity to style and vision, a professional attitude, a sense of professional expectations and other capacities appropriate to commence a lifetime involvement in theatre.

The degree includes a General Education component which has as its objective the development of a broad base of knowledge and the capacities of analysis, problem-solving and expression appropriate for a modern society.