Bachelor of Arts
College of Arts & Sciences
Total Credit Hours: 124
Typical Completion: 4 Years full-time
Cost per credit hour: $327.75
Full-time Tuition: $3,933/semester
The theatre program offers extensive coursework in theoretical and practical aspects in the are of making theatre. Theatre students acquire a broad understanding of theatre as a liberal art and a strong sense of self. Students develop the competitive skills with which to pursue professional or graduate work.
As an theatre major, you will take classes such as:
For those who wish to teach theatre in a K-12 setting, The W is home to the state's first-ever bachelor's degree in theatre education. You will take teacher training courses in addition to coursework in theatre, acting, and stagecraft. Upon graduation, you will have earned a secondary education license in the State of Mississippi.
Number of working actors in the U.S. by 2030 (32% growth) according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.