3140 Arts Administration - Speech and Theatre

Program Offered:

  1. Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies with a Concentration in Arts Administration — Speech and Theatre

The purpose of this program is to provide a broad-based knowledge of the fine arts and business in order to prepare students for managerial positions in the fine arts areas. This program should allow the student with an interest in the arts to develop widely marketable skills. Please contact the Department of Communication at 404/413-5600 or faculty advisement in the program.

Program Admission

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 General Classroom Building, 404/413-5000. Students should apply to the program by the time they have earned 42 credit hours to avoid a delay in graduation.

Program Degree Requirements

Please refer to the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies section 3030.30 of this 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).

Courses used to fulfill the two Critical Thinking Through Writing (CTW) courses for each B.I.S. program will not count towards the rules of Area G — no more than three to four 3-4 credit hour courses (12 hours) from a single discipline — nor of Area H — no more than two 3-4 credit hour courses (6-8 hours) can be taken within a single discipline.

B.I.S. with a Concentration in Arts Administration — Speech and Theatre

Area F: Courses Appropriate to the Major (18)

  1. Required Course (3)
  2. Required Course (3)
  3. Required Course (3)
  4. Required Course (3)
  5. Select two courses (6)

Area G: Area of Concentration — Speech and Theatre (27)

No more than three to four 3-4 credit hour courses (12 hours) can be taken within a single discipline.

  1. Required Course to fulfill CTW requirement (3)
  2. Required Course to fulfill CTW requirement (3)
  3. Required Courses (6)
  4. Select one Art History course at the 4000 level.
  5. Select three additional courses at the 3000/4000 level in Speech and Theatre for which the prerequisite has been met. No more than 12 hours from one discipline.
  6. Students must complete level 1002 of a language.

Area H: Allied Field (21)

No more than two 3-4 credit hour courses (6-8 hours) can be taken within a single discipline.

  1. Required Courses (9)
  2. Required Courses (6)
  3. Select two courses (6)

Area J: Electives

Electives are used to build the hours in Areas G-J to 60 hours, have 39 hours at Georgia State University taken at the 3000-4000 level for residency, and complete 120 hours required for graduation.