This five-year program leads to a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama Education from the Faculty of Arts and a Bachelor of Education from the Werklund School of Education. A minimum of 150 units (25.0 full-course equivalents) must be successfully completed.
Present certification requirements of the Province of Alberta can be satisfied. When planning courses, students should take into consideration Alberta Teacher Certification Requirements. For details, refer to the Werklund School of Education website.
The BFA (Drama Education) program is a specialized three-year program, which exists only in combination with the two-year BEd. It is designed for students intending either to teach drama in schools or to work as drama specialists with young people or community groups following certification. It provides extensive course work in performance creation and other aspects of the theatre, which relate directly to the particular needs of theatre with and for youth and communities.