B.S. Degree in Theater Performance



43 hours, minor required

An OC graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication Electronic Media-Broadcast Management will:

  1. Have been encouraged to sustain or adopt a Christian worldview characterized by participation in a Christian community.
  2. Have been encouraged to successfully balance career, family, church, and community.
  3. Be familiar with the appropriate theories of communication.
  4. Have developed the appropriate writing styles and skills expected by future employers or graduate programs.
  5. Have an understanding of the fundamentals or research and be able to interpret research findings.
  6. Understand the ethics of communication.
  7. Be able successfully to pursue a career as a media salesperson or on-air radio personality possessing the talents to advance beyond an entry-level of employment.

Student must complete a minimum of 126 hours including the major, core, and minor if required. Elective hours may be needed to reach 126 hours. 

1. 10 hours communication core 

2. 3 hours experience: you must choose from

3. 21 hours theater performance required 

4. 3 hours history chosen from 

5. 3 hours drama chosen from 

6. 3 hours chosen from 

Two courses in the same foreign language are recommended.

Related Careers

  • Actor
  • Anchor/Reporter
  • Animator
  • Digital Media Professional
  • Director
  • Editor
  • Events Planner
  • News Manager
  • Photographer
  • Producer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Sound Engineer
  • Teacher/Professor
  • Videographer
  • Web Designer
  • Writer