College: College of Arts and Sciences
Degrees: B.I.S. with a concentration in either Performance Studies or Design and Production, or a minor in Theatre
The BIS in theatre focuses on the history, theory and practice of creating live theatrical performance. Theatre courses are designed to 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.
Students who major in Theatre choose many different career paths, including: the arts, business, nonprofit, education, media.