Acting programs prepare individuals to communicate dramatic information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the achievement of naturalistic and believable behavior in imaginary circumstances. Includes instruction in voice and acting speech, stage dialects, movement, improvisation, acting styles, theatre history, script interpretation, and actor coaching.
Of the 1,114 Acting degrees granted each year at the Bachelors degree level, women make up 61% percent and men make up 39% percent of the area of study. Did you know that California has more students graduating with a degree in Acting than any other state? In fact, California awarded 237 degrees last year! The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Acting is $37,200.
Oklahoma City University, California Institute of the Arts and Marymount Manhattan College are three schools popular for Acting programs. In fact, around 34 Oklahoma City University students are pursuing a Bachelors degree in Acting. Take a look at the college options in the table below.