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Theatre Arts Program


Welcome to the Five Towns College Theatre Arts Division. We are a community of faculty, staff, and students committed to theatre education. We balance artistry and performance with excellence in scholarship. Through the integration of coursework, productions, and additional activities, we seek to foster creativity, critical thinking, quality, and professionalism. We endeavor to understand theatre not only as a means of artistic expression and a form of entertainment, but also as a window into history, a method of inquiry into all things human, and a vehicle for social change.


We invite you to join us in this mission. Our theatrical performances and academic programs combine drama study and theatre training in a comprehensive curriculum. We offer many opportunities for majors and non- majors to gain valuable skills and unforgettable experiences, whether they work on stage or behind the scenes.

 

B.F.A. Theatre Arts

 

Consumer Information

 

Assumptions Underlying the Data Presented in This Table:

  1. The Student is a first-time entering college student

  2. The student is enrolled full-time at the college.

  3. The student is continually enrolled at the college.

  4. The student is not employed full-time or substantially part-time.

  5. The student passes all required courses.

  6. The student registers for all courses in the recommended sequence.

  7. The student satisfies all graduation criteria in a timely manner.

  8. The student has no circumstances that adversely affect her/his academic progress.

  9. One or more courses completed during a summer session are counted as a semester

  10. Expected Room and Board charges assume a stay of no more than 2 years recommended for the Residence Halls.

  11. Expected Tuition and Fee charges are based on completion of the degree program in the catalog’s posted number of semesters.

  12. Expected Book and Supply charges are based upon retail prices and do not include possible shipping and handling charges.

  13. Placement Rates are based upon the 2011 graduates in the year of their graduation.  Placement rates by degree program are undergoing further analysis.

 

 

Degree Program: B.F.A. Theatre Arts
CIP Code: 50.0501
HEGIS Code: 1007

 

Type of Consumer Information

The College Data

1

Graduates for the Following Years:

2012, 2011,

2

Total Number of Graduates:

32

3

Number of Credits Required To Complete Program:

124

4

Expected Number of Semesters To Complete Program:

8

5

Expected Number of Years To Complete Program:

4

6

Median Actual Number of Semesters to Complete Program:

9

7

Median Actual Number of Years to Complete Program:

4.5

8

Percentage of On-Time Completers:

38%

9

Expected Tuition and Fee Charges:

$75,200

10

Median Actual Tuition and Fee Charges:

$76,125

11

Expected Book and Supply Charges:

$2,200

12

Typical Book and Supply Costs:

$2,179

13

Expected Room and Board Charges:

$25,000

14

Median Actual Room and Board Charges:

0

15

Median Actual Federal Loan Debt of Graduates:

$25,000

16

Median Actual Private Loan Debt of Graduates:

0

17

Job Placement of Graduates

74%

18

SOC Codes Possibly Appropriate for Graduates:

 

 

25-1121 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

 

 

27-1011 Art Directors

 

 

27-1022 Fashion Designers

 

 

27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers

 

 

27-2010 Actors, Producers, Directors

 

 

27-2011 - Actors

 

 

27-2012 Producers and Directors

 

 

27-2030 Dancers and Choreographers

 

 

27-2031 Dancers

 

 

27-2032 Choreographers

 

 

27-2099 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

 

 

39-3092 Costume Attendants

 

 

39-5090 Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers

 

 

39-5091 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

 

 

39-9032 Recreation Workers

 

 

41-9010 Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters

 

 

41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters

 

 

41-9012 Models

 

 

51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Expected” refers to the posted catalog or website charges for a student following the expected sequence of courses and expected number of semesters to complete the degree program.
** The "Median" is the midpoint when the data are ranked from the lowest number of years or dollar to the highest number of years or dollars.
*** This program does not meet the minimum number of recent graduates required by the U.S. Department of Education for reporting actual data.

 

 

Read our Theatre Arts Mission Statement here.