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Important Update:

The University of Central Oklahoma physical campus will be closed to all but essential employees through May 31.
Alternative instructional delivery methods will be used for the rest of the spring semester, May intersession courses and summer blocks I and II. Many university services will continue to be available online. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.

The Theatre Education/Communication B.F.A. degree is designed for the student who is interested in a career as an elementary or secondary teacher in theatre/speech/debate. The Theatre Education degree, which culminates in state certification, provides students with the knowledge, skills, and values needed to compete and succeed in the continually evolving world of theatre education. The Theatre Education degree also prepare students for the continuing education in graduate school and professional employment in a range of education related careers.



To see the classes that make up the theatre communication education curriculum, check out the degree sheet.

Degree Sheet

Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

The UCO College of Fine Arts and Design annually awards more than $150,000 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 - Theatre/Communication Education career opportunities include:

  • Teaching
  • Stage Management
  • Stage Direction

Community Opportunities

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