Film and Theatre, Department of


The Department of Film and Theatre prepares students for successful careers and leadership roles in performance and media. We develop artists, technicians, educators and scholars of the highest possible caliber. The entertainment industry is one of the largest contributors to the national economy, and performance media are some of the strongest influencers in our society. To produce and distribute cultural works and to influence cultural dialogue requires an educated, liberal arts-oriented workforce. Our programs include BA degrees in Radio/Television/Film and Theatre Arts and an MA in Theatre Arts. Our teaching facilities include a three-camera HD television studio, 24/7 radio station KSJS-FM, 12 post-production editing suites, 11 audio editing suites, a black box theatre, a proscenium theatre, a full scene shop, costume shop and lighting and sound production studios-all supported by an outstanding faculty and staff of artists, managers and technicians. For complete details on our programs see the website at

Film and Theatre Honors Program

The honors program in theatre arts is by invitation to the superior senior student who has achieved a minimum standard of 3.5 GPA in major courses and 3.0 overall and who has made a significant contribution to the major area of study.