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This is designed as a pre-professional degree. Students who complete this program are prepared for jobs in the profession or go onto graduate programs and participation in the U.R.T.A. auditions for placement in top graduate schools across the country.

Alumni have been accepted into graduate schools such as: California Institute of the Arts, New York Film Academy, University of Wisconsin Madison, The University of California, Irvine, DePaul University in Chicago and Louisiana State University.

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To see the classes that make up the performance curriculum, check out the degree sheet.

Degree Sheet

Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

The UCO College of Fine Arts and Design annually awards more than $100,000 in scholarships with more than 90 scholarship opportunities.  Our talented and ambitious students ensure that CFAD remains a center for excellence in the fine and performing arts. CFAD scholarships recognize the dedication displayed in the classroom, in performances, and in exhibitions, as well as help our students make their studies a primary focal point and not monetary stress.

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Career Opportunities

Theatre Arts - Performance career opportunities include:

  • Stage Management
  • Production
  • Stage
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Motion Picture
  • Video
View a career guide for Theatre Arts - Performance majors.

Community Opportunities

Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.