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The Bachelor of Fine Arts – Theatre Transfer Program

Students can complete up to two years towards an undergraduate degree at VIU and apply to the University of VictoriaUniversity of British Columbia, or Simon Fraser University for two more years of study. Most Canadian universities will accept VIU’s courses. Students intending to transfer should check with the receiving institution. VIU also offers a two-year Technical Theatre diploma program.

Year 1

Credits

THEA 105 - (Fundamentals of Acting I)

3

THEA 106 - (Fundamentals of Acting II)

3

THEA 111 - (Intro to Theatre I)

3

THEA 112 - (Theatre History I)

3

THEA 150 - (Theatre Stagecraft I)

3

THEA 151 - (Theatre Stagecraft II)

3

Degree English Requirement

6

Two Electives

6

Total Credits

30

Year 2

Credits

THEA 211/212 - (Theatre from French Classicism to the Present I and II)

6

THEA 250 - (Intermediate Stagecraft I) and/or
THEA 205 - (Intermediate Work in Acting I)

or 6

THEA 251 - (Intermediate Stagecraft II) and/or
THEA 206 - (Intermediate Work in Acting II)

or 6

Electives (to make up a total of 30 credits)

12 to 18

Total Credits

30

Domestic Fees | International Fees

Domestic Fees

Tuition and Other Mandatory Student Fees

When applying to the program, applicants will be charged a non-refundable application fee.

When applying to graduate, students will be charged a non-refundable graduation and alumni fee.

Some courses have additional fees to pay for extraordinary class–related expenses.

Fees - 33 credits* Amount
Tuition (33 credits x $163.14 per credit) 5,383.62
Student Activity fee (4% of tuition) 215.34
Student Services fee (33 credits x $7.21 per credit) 237.93
VIU Students' Union fee (8 months x $26.59 per month) 212.72
Health and Dental Plan fee ($265.00 per year) 265.00
Approximate yearly cost for books and supplies 700.00
Notes

* Students taking private music instruction courses should add additional tuition, Student Activity fees, and possibly Student Union fees. Please refer to the Private Tuition schedule.

The above table is based on 33 credits. Students taking more than, or less than, 33 credits should adjust their fees accordingly.

The VIUSU Health and Dental Plan fee is assessed for all students enrolled in 6 credits or more per term, or in Trades/Vocational programs of 5 months or longer.  

All fees are subject to change without prior notice and are expected to increase by 2% each year on April 1.


International Fees

Tuition and Other Mandatory Student Fees

When applying to the program, applicants will be charged a non-refundable application fee.

When applying to graduate, students will be charged a non-refundable graduation and alumni fee.

Some courses have additional fees to pay for extraordinary class–related expenses.

Fees - 33 credits* Amount
Tuition (2 semesters x $10870.72 per semester) 21,741.44
Ancillary Fee (2 semesters x $463.40 per semester) 926.80
VIU Students' Union fee (8 months x $26.59 per month) 212.72
Health and Dental Plan fee ($265.00 per year) 265.00
Approximate yearly cost for books and supplies 700.00
Notes

Tuition in the above table is based on $776.48 per credit, up to a maximum of $10,870.72 per semester for 15 credits; $776.48 per credit beyond 15 credits. Ancillary Fees in the above table are based on $33.10 per credit, up to a maximum of $463.40 per semester for 15 credits; $33.10 per credit beyond 15 credits.

* Students taking private music instruction courses should add additional tuition, Student Activity fees, and possibly Student Union fees. Please refer to the Private Tuition schedule.

The above table is based on 33 credits. Students taking more than, or less than, 33 credits should adjust their fees accordingly.

The VIUSU Health and Dental Plan fee is assessed for all students enrolled in 6 credits or more per term, or in Trades/Vocational programs of 5 months or longer.  

All fees are subject to change without prior notice and are expected to increase by 2% each year on April 1.

Further information on this program can be found on the Department website.

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Previous versions of this program can be found in the Program Archive.