Theatre - A.B.

General Information

Degree & Major: Theatre - A.B.
College Name: Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
Department Name: Theatre and Film Studies
Dina Canup
Academic Advisor II
Student Support and Outreach Coordinator
302 Fine Arts

Dr. Vivian Appler
Undergraduate Coordinator
365 Fine Arts
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Degree Requirements

College-wide Requirements

University-wide Requirements

Description: Students majoring in Theatre will pursue the A.B. degree which is designed to offer a liberal arts education with an emphasis in theatre.

Career Opportunities: Graduates with degrees in Theatre frequently attend graduate school in a wide range of fields, including theatre--acting, directing, design, playwriting--as well as business, law, telecommunications, and other people-related disciplines. Theatre produces students who are well-rounded people with a wide range of abilities, people who are comfortable working as a team, people who can think on their feet, analyze situations thoroughly, communicate effectively, and produce excellent results under pressure. These are precisely the kinds of abilities employers in business and industry look for in an employee.
of Transfer Students:
The Department of Theatre and Film Studies prefers that students who plan to transfer into the major finish the general core curriculum requirements in order to focus on major course requirements as juniors and seniors.
Student Organizations: Thalian-Blackfrairs
Alpha Psi Omega
Black Theatrical Ensemble
Children's Theatre Troupe
Improv Athens
Next Act Musical Theatre
Available Graduate Programs: All graduate programs in theatre.