The Theatre and Performance program offers three degree plans and a minor plan.

Honours Theatre and Performance

Continuation in this academic plan requires a cumulative overall average of 60% and a cumulative Theatre and Performance average of 75%.

Eligibility for graduation in the Honours Theatre and Performance academic plan includes successful fulfillment of the following requirements:

  1. Appropriate Program-level requirements. See Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements.
  2. Theatre and Performance Plan-level requirements:
    • at least 8 academic course units (16 courses) in Theatre and Performance with a minimum cumulative average of 75%, including:

Honours Theatre and Performance (Arts and Business Co-op and Regular)

Students may combine the Honours Theatre and Performance academic plan with Arts and Business.

Continuation in this academic plan requires a cumulative overall average of 60% and a cumulative Theatre and Performance average of 75%.

Eligibility for graduation in the Honours Theatre and Performance (Arts and Business Co-op and Regular) academic plan includes successful fulfillment of the following requirements:

  1. Appropriate Program-level requirements. See Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements.
  2. Theatre and Performance Plan-level requirements:
    • at least 8 academic course units (16 courses) in Theatre and Performance with a minimum cumulative average of 75%, including:
  3. Arts and Business requirements.

Joint Honours Theatre and Performance

A Joint Honours academic plan with Theatre and Performance may be taken in combination with most Arts disciplines in which an Honours academic plan is offered or with many Honours majors in other Faculties.

Continuation in this academic plan requires a cumulative overall average of 60% and a cumulative Theatre and Performance average of 75%.

Eligibility for graduation in the Joint Honours Theatre and Performance academic plan includes successful fulfillment of the following requirements:

  1. Appropriate Program-level requirements for the Home Faculty, including at least 20 academic course units (40 courses). If the Home Faculty is Arts, see Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements.
  2. Theatre and Performance Plan-level requirements:
    • at least 8 academic course units (16 courses) in Theatre and Performance with a minimum cumulative average of 75%, including:
  3. Plan-level requirements for the second major.  

Theatre and Performance Minor

Students enrolled in any degree program may pursue a minor designation in Theatre and Performance.

The Theatre and Performance Minor requires successful completion of a minimum of four academic course units (eight courses) in Theatre and Performance with a minimum cumulative average of 65%, including:

Employment Opportunity for Sessional Instructors

The Speech Communication program at the University of Waterloo is searching for several new sessional instructors to teach core communication courses.  Based in a liberal arts faculty with high national and international standards, the Speech Communication program currently serves approximately 150 majors, 50 minors, and delivers many sections of communication courses to four Faculties from across the University.

Sessional instructors could teach up to three sections per academic term of the following courses: Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Science Communication, or Communication in the Engineering Professions. Each of these courses include emphases on foundational communication competencies and are designed to align with the Speech Communication program objectives. More information on the Speech Communication program can be found here:

www.speechcommunication.uwaterloo.ca

Interested instructors should have a PhD or be working toward completing a PhD, and should send a CV and a brief letter of interest that addresses qualifications and teaching philosophy to:

Dr. Robert Danisch

Chair, Department of Drama and Speech Communication

University of Waterloo

200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

rdanisch@uwaterloo.ca