This major provides students with a proficiency in theatrical scholarship, especially as it may be applied to various areas of stage production. The curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to enter the theatre profession and/or pursue graduate education in the fields of dramaturgy, literary management, and theatre history and criticism.
- This strand involves the general understanding and appreciation of how mathematics is used to solve problems in everyday life. The G-strand does not prepare a student for any further work grounded in mathematics and assumes the student will not proceed beyond the basic Foundations level noted above. Thus only those students whose major requires the most general knowledge of mathematics should take this strand.
Second Language Required:
- Scoring the equivalent of second-semester skill level on an entrance or placement examination administered by The University of Arizona.
- Completion with a C or better of a second semester course at the post-secondary level.
- An AP (Advanced Placement), IB (International Baccalaureate) or CLEP (College Level Entrance Program) language score determined by the individual language department.
- In the College of Engineering by a method determined within the College; however, all students in the college must also take a language placement examination on entrance to the University.
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AZ Transfer Pathways
The knowledge of critical analysis, composition, history, culture, and outreach gained from a major in Theatre Production in the History and Dramaturgy concentration forms a valuable foundation for a variety of careers. Graduates in this concentration can pursue careers in performing arts, stage- and screenwriting, arts criticism, education, nonprofit outreach, and public relations. History and Dramaturgy is also excellent preparation for graduate studies in theatre, literature, history, classics, and media arts.Theatre Arts, like many majors, teaches content and skills that can be applied to a wide variety of career fields. This major does not restrict you to a specific field. Following are career fields that may most closely relate to this major.
Potential Career Areas
- Performing arts
- Educational theatre/Advocacy
- Program planning
- Colleges and universities
- Elementary, middle, and high schools
- Community productions/theatre groups
- Production companies
- Entertainment websites
- Arts councils
- Nonprofit organizations
- Broadcast organizations
Sample Job Titles and National Salary Range
|Job Title||Salary Range|
|Public Relations Specialist/Press Agent||$30,600 - $52,100|
|Screenwriter||$15,000 - $53,070|
|Fundraiser||$32,161 - $57,005|
|Producer/Director||$32,100 - $68,400|
|Film Production Assistant||$20,000 - $30,495|
|Art Director||$42,800 - $80,600|
|Cinematographer||$21,710 - $41,670|
|Theatre Teacher||$38,500 - $50,000|
|Freelance Writer||$28,020 - $53,070|
|Critic||$40,500 - $57,500|
|Film/Television Editor||$26,000 - $50,900|