The B.I.S. in Theatre focuses on the history, theory and practice of creating live theatrical performance. Theatre courses promote the artistic development of students whose interests and talents will lead them to careers in theatre or allied arts, and to help students with other vocational interests to understand and appreciate the cultural heritage represented in drama and to improve their oral communication skills. The University Theatre and the Georgia State University Players afford majors practical experience through participation in productions. Credit for special projects and internships is available so students can take advantage of the expertise in the professional sector of the metropolitan area and to tailor programs to their specific career goals.
- Concentration in Performance Studies
- Concentration in Design and Production
A 2.0 Georgia State University GPA is required in order to apply to the program. Application materials can be obtained from the Office of Academic Assistance, 418 Langdale Hall, 404/413-5000. Students should apply to the program by the time they have earned 42 credit hours to avoid a delay in graduation. Theatre faculty in the Department of Communication are available to advise for the BIS in Theatre degree.
Program Degree Requirements
Please refer to the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies section 3030.30 of the catalog for academic regulations for this program.
In addition to the Program Degree Requirements, students must fulfill the College of Arts and Sciences Degree Requirements (see section 3030) and the University Degree Requirements (see section 1400).