The Department of Theatre offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs, which are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre. The department offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Performance and the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Theatre Design and Technology which provide a concentrated theatrical background in acting, directing, design, and technical theatre for students planning careers in the professional theatre and in higher education. The Bachelor of Science in Education (BSEd) in theatre provides a broad theatrical background for students planning careers in professional, higher education, or community theatre. The Bachelor of Arts (BA) provides students with a well-rounded education in all areas of theatre arts – production & performance (including acting, directing, and design/technical skills), literature, and history. This degree enables and assists individuals seeking careers in theatre, careers related to theatre, or graduate studies. A minimum grade of "C" is required for all undergraduate theatre courses, and a minimum grade of "B" is required for all graduate courses.
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Erin Elizabeth Burns
From CSU theatre performances to big-screen action with A-listers, alumna Erin Elizabeth Burns has worked her way up to acting alongside John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson in science fiction horror, "Cell."