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The BFA Acting Program is competitive with the best university acting programs in the country, both in intensity and in class time devoted to acting training.

Career Profile

Upon graduation students either enter into the profession immediately or are admitted to a high-caliber, graduate training program. Our alumni are successful artists, performers, educators and teachers.

Sample Course Schedules

Wondering what your typical day might be like? We used students’ real course schedules to create these examples.

Freshman Year

THET 191 First-Year Seminar - CCA THET 160 Theatre Fundamentals THET 144 Fundamentals of Acting THET 104 Stagecraft Lab THET 103 Stagecraft

Senior Year

THET 441 Advanced Vocal Techniques 2 THET 443 Advanced Stage Movement 2 THET 445 Advanced Acting Studio THET 447 Studio Scene Study 2 THET 352 Acting the Song

By the Numbers

Facts and figures that make this major unique:

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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