Allied Arts, B.A.
Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Allied Arts or Theatre
Admission and Performance Standards
Prospective students who wish to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Arts program must meet the general admission requirements for Marshall University.
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts program are required to complete all coursework in the respective majors with a minimum grade of C. Course grades of D and F are not counted toward graduation requirements and must be replaced with a grade of C or better before graduation or before using that course as a prerequisite for another required course.
Candidates for graduation must have a Grade Point Average of 2.0 or higher in all work attempted at Marshall University.
Forty (40) credit hours must be earned in courses numbered 300-499.
No courses in the college and major requirements for graduation in the College of Arts and Media may be taken Credit/Non-Credit unless the course is otherwise specified.
Students pursuing the B.A. will complete a capstone project appropriate to their emphasis area in theatre and their chosen minor or second major field. Projects must be approved by the student’s school director and capstone advisor.
- General Education Course
- Milestone course: a key success marker for your major. See your advisor to discuss the importance of this course in your plan of study.
Allied Arts Major Requirements 78-81 credit hours. A minimum of 120 credit hours are required for the degree.
Students in “Allied Arts” will declare primary field of art or theatre and fulfill the emphasis area requirements for that field (51 credits). Students will also determine a secondary arts field of art, music, or theatre (may not duplicate their primary field) as their “allied” art and fulfill 27-30 credits in that area. With the assistance of an advisor/faculty mentor, students will create individualized secondary arts field curriculum plans based on the their career goals. The curriculum for the secondary field must include a mixture of applied/performance skill and academic courses for the student to acquire the professional skills and learning experiences needed for future success. Students must meet the basic entrance requirements for the B.A. degree in that major for both their primary and their secondary arts field.
|Allied Arts Area||27-30|
|Total Credit Hours||83-95|