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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

College: College of Liberal Arts & Communication

Department: Theatre


The Bachelor of Arts in Theatre is a 120 credit hour degree program designed to provide a general review of the theatre art form with specific coursework in acting, directing, design, literature and history. The BA degree program serves as an entrance program for all theatre majors.


A-State Theatre graduates have enjoyed successful careers as professional actors and technicians with Disney, in Hollywood, on Broadway, Las Vegas, as well as numerous regional theatres throughout the United States. Likewise, many A-State Theatre graduates are presently teaching theatre in high schools and universities throughout the country.


Theatre majors must complete the following courses as part of their general education coursework:

  • ART 2503 Fine Arts Visual
  • MUS 2503 Fine Arts Musical


Curriculum and degree requirements can be found in the most current Undergraduate Bulletin.

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