USC students in good academic standing may be considered for admission to our Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts, Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis in acting or comedy or Bachelor of Arts in Visual & Performing Arts Studies.
Current students wishing to be considered for our Bachelor of Fine Arts should contact the USC School of Dramatic Arts Office of Admissions & Student Services to discuss how adding the BFA will impact degree progress and get more information about our application process.
Admission Criteria for Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts, Bachelor of Arts with an Emphasis in Acting or Comedy
For admission into the BA in Dramatic Arts, students must have completed at least one of the following dramatic arts class listed below prior to admission with a GPA of 3.0 in the course.
THTR 101, THTR 125, THTR 130, THTR 225
Admissions Criteria for Bachelor of Arts in Visual & Performing Arts
For admission into the BA in VPAS, students must have completed at least one of the classes listed below prior to admission with a GPA of 3.0 in the course.
THTR 125, THTR 380, AHIS 120, ARCH 304x, CTCS 393, FACS 150 or MUHL 315x
How & when do I apply?
Applicants are encouraged to apply at any point after you have met our admission criteria. This is typically after grades have posted for the semester.
What are the requirements for the drama major?
The best source for degree requirements is the USC Course Catalogue.
Who can I talk to if I have more questions?
Please contact the Office of Admissions and Student Services at the USC School of Dramatic Arts via email or phone 213-740-1286