Texas Tech University

TTU student in bird costume on-stage

School of Theatre & Dance
Bachelor of Arts
Theatre Arts

B.A. in Theatre Arts

The Bachelor of Arts degree offers an intense liberal arts education. Students participate in a more individualized degree through the choice of elective courses for a minor from outside the major area discipline.

The major in Theatre Arts offers broad exposure to the various elements of the theatre arts. This degree program prepares students for further study at the graduate level or for careers in professional theatre, secondary education, or any field that builds on the skills and discipline of the performing arts. 

What Sets Us Apart

Students in the B.A. in Theatre Arts program receive instruction in all areas of theatrical production and participate in every area of production and performance. Students seeking a pathway to an all-level certification in theatre arts often choose the Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts degree program.


Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)

Teacher Certification

Integration with the Teacher Certification program

Production Activities

Opportunities to engage in production activities every semester

Performance Opportunities

New performance opportunities each semester. BA Theatre Arts students are encourage to audition or join the crew of any and all performances throughout the year. 

Program Highlights

Performance and choreography opportunities are provided to students each semester. Guest artists specializing in a variety of genres and with diverse skills are brought in each year to work with students in class and within production contexts. 



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Students pursuing a BA in Theatre Arts must meet admissions requirements for Texas Tech University. No additional audition or application is required for the BA in Theatre Arts. 

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Higher Program Offering

Students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts may choose to apply for our Master of Arts degree in Theatre Arts or our Master of Fine Arts in Theatre.


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Alumni Success & Careers

Career Possibilities

Graduates of the B.A. program have successful careers in professional theatre and design, secondary education, as well as other fields that build on the skills and discipline of the performing arts.

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Abed Monawar
Senior Academic Advisor