Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree(s): Bachelor of Arts
Campus: Fredericton

Drama is available as a concentration within the English major. The requirements for this program are that a student complete the normal English Major requirements in terms of both historical coverage and course restrictions as explained under Major in English, along with courses from relevant drama areas. Drama is also available as a minor within the Bachelor of Arts degree.

Bachelor of Arts

Arts is a four year degree that covers a broad range of subject areas concerned with the study of human beings and the evolution and nature of global societies, ideas, and institutions.

In your first two years of Arts, you will select courses in fields like humanities, languages, social sciences as well as science and business to provide you with a broad foundation for advanced study in your chosen subject area during the final two years.

Develop Your Skills

An English degree helps you develop transferable, functional skills such as writing, critical thinking and communication that employers and most work situations require.

Concentrating your studies in a major allows you to gain specific transferable skills, such as those below, which are attractive to particular employers and industries.

  • Writing for different audiences
  • Organizing written work
  • Arguing logically
  • Reading analytically
  • Thinking creatively
  • Summarizing ideas

For more information, see the Drama Department.

Admission Requirements

For admission requirements, select "Arts" in our admission requirements tool.


  • Actor
  • Playwright
  • Screenwriter