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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Acting Concentration for Theatre

Acting Concentration (18 credits)

This concentration includes options for practice and upper level courses, as well as selectives within the Theatre major plan of study.

A. Required Practicum Courses (3 credits)

Students enroll in three practicum credits from the courses below. Enrollment is by audition for both; both are variable credits; both may be repeated for credit.


  • A minimum grade of “C-” or better is required in all theatre courses to remain in and advance in the program. The P/NP option is not available for this requirement.
  • Acting majors must maintain a GPA of 2.5 in order to be considered for casting in production work. Acting majors are required to audition for and accept one mainstage role per semester, as cast.
  • 2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Arts degree.
  • 32-credit hours of Purdue coursework at the 30000-level or higher required for Bachelor of Arts degree.
  • Liberal Arts offers a streamlined plan of study for students pursuing a second degree outside of CLA. Contact the CLA Advising Office for more information.