Theatre Studies, B.A. Student Learning Outcomes

College Visual and Performing Arts
Major Theatre Studies
Degree B.A.
Date Revised December 2018

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a literacy of "language of the stage": analyze a script, explain its historical and contemporary structure, as well as the social and political effects of a performance of the script.
  2. Interpret stage events: read gesture as action, translate rhythm of design elements into predictable responses from observers.
  3. Retrieve, evaluate and effectively use information to address pertinent research questions in theatre.
  4. Tell original stories through live performance.
  5. Demonstrate acting skills and the development of character for the stage.
  6. Apply the basic skills necessary to plan, perform, produce, write and direct for the theatre industry.
  7. Demonstrate professional -level skills in practical production work.
  8. Make use of current theatrical technology in the areas of design, design implementation, and operation.
  9. Produce a scholarly and/or creative project based on the individual’s intended area of contribution in the professional industry.

Methods of Assessment

  • Professional Development Assessment (1-9)
  • Student Self-Assessment (1-9)
  • Competency Exam (1-3, 6, 8)

Last Updated

AAE updated September 2019

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