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Theatre & Dance Degree Programs

We offer a variety of majors and minors to suit a variety of career goals and levels of interest. Whether you want to dabble, learn it all, or focus in one skill area, we've got a program to accommodate you. Do you love theatre? Do you love dance? We do too, and we'll help you shape your studies in a way that best serves you.


B.A. In Theatre - For those who began WKU in the Fall of 2015 or later.

B.A. in Dance

B.F.A. in Performing Arts
     B.F.A. in Acting
     B.F.A. Music Theatre
     B.F.A. Design & Technology


Minor in Theatre
Minor in Dance
Minor in Musical Theatre
Minor in Arts Administration

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Sample Degree Pathways

Wondering if finishing in four years is possible?  It sure is!  Here are some examples of how our degrees might play out over four years.
(These Pathways are designed for prospective students and their parents to see an example of how classes might be spread over four years.  These are not intended as an advising tool for our current majors.  Each student's path will be unique, depending on their interests, level of skill, and prior experience.  Please see your advisor for more detailed guidance.)

Design &Tech Class
Prof. Shura Pollatsek teaching a Design & Tech. class

little shop
Little Shop of Horrors 



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 Last Modified 10/23/18