Drama

Degree Plan

A Bachelor of Arts in Humanities with a concentration in Drama will provide you with a liberal arts education that can equip you with valuable performance, presentation and critical thinking skills; an increased capacity to collaborate with others; and an ability to work well under pressure. Graduates with a drama degree work across a range of career fields, including design, education and entertainment. They have jobs in theaters, schools, business and nonprofit organizations, and entertainment agencies. Want to learn more? Request information about the programs that interest you.

Common positions for a graduate in this field include:

  • Actor (stage, television, film)
  • Cast member
  • Casting director
  • Costume designer
  • Educator
  • Lighting designer
  • Makeup artist
  • Performance artist
  • Playwright
  • Set designer
  • Singer
  • Sound designer
  • Talent agent
  • Technical director
  • Theater director

The UHV drama program also can provide you with the background to pursue graduate work in fine arts, which can lead to a junior college or university teaching position. This also can prepare you for graduate work in other fields such as law, linguistics, journalism and communication.

Contact Your Advisor

Candace Boyd is available at the Victoria campus for advising. Advisors help students with 45 or more hours either in person, by phone or by email. Students with fewer than 45 hours should contact a Student Success Coach for assistance. Appointments are required. Call (361) 570-4201 to schedule an appointment.