Nov 13, 2019  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 

Master of Arts in Theatre Arts with a Concentration in Applied Drama & Theatre for the Young (TADT)

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The program prepares students for professional careers in theatre for young, school and diverse community audiences; drama as an educational methodology; and applied theatre with an emphasis on community engagement and social change.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must:

  1. Meet the admission requirements for the Graduate School and be accepted into the program by the department;
  2. Have at least a minor or the equivalent in communication, theatre arts, or drama/theatre for the young;
  3. Have a minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 2.7 or 3.0 in the last half of undergraduate work; and
  4. In the case of international students, have a minimum TOEFL score (see the International Admissions website for minimum scores).
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Program Requirements:

Students must:

  1. Early in their graduate work, prepare an official program of study in consultation with an assigned graduate advisor and file it with the Graduate School;
  2. Successfully meet all conditions stipulated upon entry into the program; and
  3. Complete, with an overall GPA of at least 3.0, a minimum of 30 hours of approved course work as identified in the official Program of Study.

Department Information:

Communication, Media & Theatre Arts - College of Arts and Sciences

Kathleen Stacey, Ph.D.
Department Head

124 Quirk
(734) 487-3131

Department Website


Advisor Information:

Christine Tanner, Ph.D.

102 Quirk Hall
(734) 487-0032

Master of Arts in Theatre Arts with a Concentration in Applied Drama & Theatre for the Young

All Master of Arts in Theatre Arts programs require the completion of 30 hours of course work to be distributed among required courses and elective courses as follows:

Required Core Courses: 7-9 hours

Catalog Correction: CTAC 690, 691, 692 should be CTAR 690 691 692  

Elective Courses: 6-8 hours

Additional courses selected in consultation with academic advisor based upon student’s individual needs.

Program Total: 30 hours

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