Academic Programs

Academic Affairs Division

Theatre
(Last Modified September 18, 2017)

National Association of Schools of Theatre

University System Accredited Program(s)

Columbus State University
Bachelor of Fine Arts – 4 years: Theatre (Design/Technology, Performance)
Bachelor of Science – 4 years: Education (Theatre)
Bachelor of Arts - 4 years: Theatre
Web site: https://degrees.columbusstate.edu/theatre/
Lawrence Dooley, Chair, Department of Theatre
Telephone: 706-507-8400

Date of Initial Accreditation: March 1, 2002
Year of Most Recent Comprehensive Review: 2013
Academic Year of Next Scheduled Comprehensive Review: 2023 – 2024


Georgia Southern University
Bachelor of Arts – 4 years: Theatre
Web site: http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/commarts/majors/theatre/
Kelly Berry, Institutional Representative, Department of Communication Arts
James Harbour, Director, Program of Theatre
Telephone: 912-478-0106 | 912-478-0532

Date of Initial Accreditation: March 1, 2010
Year of Most Recent Comprehensive Review: 2015
Academic Year of Next Scheduled Comprehensive Review: 2020 – 2021


Kennesaw State University
Bachelor of Arts – 4 years: Theatre and Performance Studies (Acting, Design/Technology, Musical Theatre, Performance Studies)
Web site: http://arts.kennesaw.edu/theatre/
Karen Robinson, Interim Chair, Department of Theatre & Performance Studies
Telephone: 770-499-3123

Date of Initial Accreditation: March 1, 2001
Year of Most Recent Comprehensive Review: 2007
Academic Year of Next Scheduled Comprehensive Review: 2017 – 2018


University of Georgia
Bachelor of Arts – 4 years: Film Studies; Theatre
Doctor of Philosophy – 3 to 6 years: Theatre (History, Theory)
Master of Fine Arts – 3 years: Design/Technical; Dramatic Media Production; Performance
Doctor of Philosophy – 3 to 6 years: Theatre and Performance Studies
Overall Web site: http://www.drama.uga.edu/
Undergraduate Web site: http://www.drama.uga.edu/undergraduate
Graduate Web site: http://www.drama.uga.edu/graduate
David Saltz, Head, Department of Theatre and Film Studies
Telephone: 706-542-2091

Date of Initial Accreditation: September 1, 1974
Year of Most Recent Comprehensive Review: 2012 Academic Year of Next Scheduled Comprehensive Review: 2021 - 2022


University of West Georgia
Bachelor of Arts – 4 years: Theatre
Web site: http://www.westga.edu/theatre/
Pauline Gagnon, Chair, Department of Theatre
Telephone: 678-839-4706

Date of Initial Accreditation: March 1, 2003
Year of Most Recent Comprehensive Review: 2013 Academic Year of Next Scheduled Comprehensive Review: 2023 - 2024


Valdosta State University
Bachelor of Fine Arts – 4 years: Theatre (Performance, Production)
Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Theatre (Musical Theatre)
Web site: http://www.valdosta.edu/colleges/arts/communication-arts/theatre/
Jacqueline Wheeler, Chair, Program of Theatre Arts, Department of Communication Arts
Telephone: 229-333-5820

A. Blake Pearce, Dean, College of the Arts, FA 2273
Telephone: 229-333-5832

Date of Initial Accreditation: March 1, 1999
Year of Most Recent Comprehensive Review: 2014
Academic Year of Next Scheduled Comprehensive Review: 2024 – 2025