Three degree options are available: B.A. in Theater, B.A. in Theater with a Musical Theater concentration and Theater: Middle/Secondary Teaching Certification.
The Theater program at Stritch, rooted in the liberal arts tradition, combines experiential training with rigorous academic course work to ground practice in theory. Training includes hands-on involvement in a 4-show professional-style production season in which students are afforded the opportunity to work in all areas of theater including acting, directing, stage management, dance, voice, stagecraft, costuming, lighting and properties.
Theater program degree tracks are designed to compliment studies in other disciplines to allow continued training in theater while pursuing additional majors and minors. Degree options include: B.A. in Theater with a concentration in Performance, Technical or Musical Theater.
Courses Are Available
Semesters to Join
- Fall (August)
- Spring (January)
Transfer Credits You Already Earned
A total of 120 semester credits are required for graduation, with at least 30 major course credits taken at Cardinal Stritch University. A maximum of 90 credits may be transferred from another accredited degree-granting institution and applied to fulfill major course requirements.
In the admission process you will need to provide transcripts from each college or university you attended. We will review the courses you already took to find out what will transfer to Stritch. Download our guide that explains
credit acquisition or view a list of institutions we partnered with to establish
Applications for admission are reviewed on a rolling basis. To apply to an undergraduate program:
- Request transcripts from your school(s)
- Send us your ACT or SAT scores
Some academic scholarships require having an application on file, and being accepted, to see if you qualify.
International students will need to
submit additional information regarding language proficiency and obtaining a student visa.
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