Please note that no new students will be accepted to the Bachelor of Arts Honours program in Drama in 2022-23. Students already accepted to this program will be allowed to complete. Please consult with the Department of Drama and/or the Undergraduate Student Office for more information.

New students will be accepted to the Bachelor of Fine Arts programs, and the Bachelor of Arts Double Honours, Four-year, and Three-year programs in Drama in 2022-23.


B.A. Programs

Bachelor of Arts (Double Honours): A general degree in theatre with a focus on acquiring design and acting skills, combined with a focus in a second subject area. A minimum of 42 credit units will be taken in the Department of Drama. Certain courses require a successful audition.

Bachelor of Arts (4-year): A general degree in theatre with a principal focus on acquiring design and acting skills. A minimum of 39 credit units will be taken in the Department of Drama. Certain courses require a successful audition.

Bachelor of Arts (3-year): A general degree in theatre with a principal focus on acquiring design and acting skills. A minimum of 33 credit units will be taken in the Department of Drama.

B.F.A. Programs

Area 1: Acting - concerned with the practice of acting in various media.

Area 2: Design - concerned with the practice of scenic, lighting, and costume design for the stage.

For students majoring in Drama who take several 100-level courses in the subject of their major, the first 6 100-level credit units taken will be counted as junior and the remaining 100-level courses in that subject will be counted as senior.

Related programs:

Students interested in Drama may also want to consider the related wîcêhtowin Theatre Certificate program offered by the College of Arts and Science. The wîcêhtowin Theatre program is a comprehensive and experiential-based learning approach to develop emerging First Nations and Métis theatre professionals and students who are interested in an Indigenous perspective.

Exchange Opportunities

The Drama Department has been actively involved in a student exchange program with Masaryk University in the Czech Republic. Students who participate in this exchange will normally be in their second or third year of studies at the University of Saskatchewan. Prospective candidates for the exchange should consult with departmental faculty early in their designated programs in order to ensure that the course requirements are met.

Major Average

The major average in Drama B.A. programs includes the grades earned in:

  • All DRAM and all courses listed in the Major Requirement D4.

The major average in Drama B.F.A. programs includes the grades earned in:

  • All DRAM courses

Residency Requirements in the Major

To receive a B.A. degree in Drama, students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Minimum requirements in Major Requirement D4.

To receive a B.F.A. degree in Drama, students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan.

  • All credit units required in DRAM

See Residency for additional details.

Programs