Theatre Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

The B.A. in Theatre is a liberal arts degree designed to give students a wide range of training in different facets of the art of theatre, both off stage and on. The Bachelor of Arts program allows students the flexibility to pursue a diversity of interests both within the department and outside of their major. Students who graduate with a B.A. in Theatre may choose to continue their study at the graduate level, teach theatre at the secondary level, and/or pursue careers as actors, designers, or technicians in professional or non-professional venues. The B.A. in Theatre requires a minimum of 124 hours, including at least 42 hours in theatre.

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre (Performance Emphasis)

The B.A. in Theatre (Performance emphasis) is a liberal arts degree designed for students who wish to pursue careers as actors, directors, dramaturgs, performers, and/or teachers.  The B.A. in Theatre (Performance Emphasis) requires a minimum of 124 hours, including a minimum of 48 hours in theatre.

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre (Production Emphasis)

The B.A. in Theatre (Production emphasis) is a liberal arts degree designed for students who wish to pursue careers as designers, technicians, stage managers, and/or teachers.  The B.A. in Theatre (Production Emphasis) requires a minimum of 124 hours, including a minimum of 48 hours in theatre.

Minor in Theatre

The minor in theatre requires 18 hours of coursework in areas such as stagecraft, acting, and theatre studies. Minors are required to participate in at least 3 theatre productions (onstage or offstage) during their time at Belhaven.