Bachelor of Arts
The Bachelor of Arts degree program incorporates a liberal arts education with a thorough study of the dramatic arts.
Acting for Stage and Screen
The BFA in Acting for Stage and Screen connects the foundation of classical theatre with innovative training for the contemporary performing artist.
The BFA in Musical Theatre program connects the classical methodologies of all cultures in drama, music and dance to contemporary performance expressions.
The BFA in Theatrical Design is a professional degree program that is a conservatory approach to training in scenic, lighting and costume design.
The BFA in Sound Design prepares students with the necessary tools and experience for success in sound design and engineering in all areas of the theatre and entertainment industry.
The BFA in Stage Management offers hands-on, real-world experience as early as freshman year in technical aspects of production, management and design.
The BFA in Technical Direction teaches students how to turn the playwright’s dream into a practical reality, from budgeting and overseeing set construction to sound, lighting and set striking.
Visual & Performing Arts Studies
The BA in Visual & Performing Arts Studies is an interdisciplinary degree offered jointly by USC's six arts schools and the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.