B.F.A. in performing arts

Available at:  
- Savannah

Foundation studies: 30 hours

  • DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization
  • DSGN 101 Color: Theory and Application
  • DSGN 102 Design II: 3-D Form in Space
  • DSGN 204 Design III: Time
  • — Studio elective
  • — Studio elective

General education: 55 hours

  • ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I
  • ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art II
  • CINE 275 History of Cinema
  • CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications*
  • CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications*
  • COMM 105 Speaking of Ideas
  • ENGL 123 Composition
  • ENGL 142 Foundations of Story
  • — ARLH or ARTH elective
  • — General education elective†
  • — Mathematics/natural sciences elective†
  • — Social/behavioral sciences elective†

Major curriculum: 85 hours

  • CLC 580 Collaboration‡
  • DANC 212 Modern Dance Techniques§
  • PERF 170 Truth in Acting: The Methods
  • PERF 187 Improvisation for the Actor
  • PERF 199 Acting for the Camera: Fundamentals
  • PERF 201 Survey of Performance
  • PERF 206 Conditioning for the Mind and Body§
  • PERF 235 Vocal Training for the Actor
  • PERF 260 The Art of the Audition: From Stage to Screen
  • PERF 270 Truth in Acting: Stage to Screen
  • PERF 280 Period Acting: Fundamentals and Techniques
  • PERF 310 Fight Choreography§
  • PERF 335 Voice-over for Game Design, Animation and Commercials#
  • PERF 360 The Art of the Audition: Film and TV
  • PERF 370 Advanced Acting: Film and TV Drama
  • PERF 377 Performance Lab¶
  • PERF 380 Period Acting: Stage and Screen#
  • PERF 387 Improvisation for Web Content and Sketch Comedy#
  • PERF 470 Acting for Film and TV Comedy and Commercials
  • PERF 495 Building the Actor's Reel
  • PERF 498 Branding the Actor
  • — PERF elective‡¶
  • — PERF elective¶

Additional electives: 10 hours

  • — Free elective
  • — Free elective

Total course of study: 180 hours

* Choose one of these two courses.
† Consult the general education and mathematics competency requirements.
‡ Choose one course.
§ Choose one of these three courses.
# Choose one of these three courses.
¶ Choose one course. PERF 377 Performance Lab may be taken up to three times for credit.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Course numbers and titles are subject to change.