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University of Calgary Calendar 2019-2020 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.13 Creative and Performing Arts 4.13.5 BFA in Drama
4.13.5 BFA in Drama


Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.4 Graduation.


The BFA in Drama requires the successful completion of a minimum of 69 units to a maximum of 75 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Drama while fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. Core Courses: 33 units from Drama 209, 210, 223, 225, 242, 243, 345, 346, 347, 391, 393.

  2. Drama Option: 36 units from Courses Constituting the Field of Drama at the 300 level or above.


  1. SCPA Courses: 6 units School of Creative and Performing Arts 290, 399.

  2. 3 units in English

  3. 6 units selected from courses in Art, Art History, Dance, Film, Music, School of Creative and Performing Arts and/or courses at the 300 level or above in Drama.


  • Drama offers the opportunity for selected students to complete a professional theatre internship with local professional theatre organizations while registered in Internship 591 and 593 (see 4.13.8).
  • Students intending to pursue graduate studies in Drama are reminded that most Canadian universities require a reading knowledge of at least one modern language other than English.
  • The Drama Division encourages students to enrich their degree programs with complementary courses, workshops and collaborations with other areas of study within the School of Creative and Performing Arts.