Degree Programs in the School of Performing Arts
The School of Performing Arts offers five undergraduate degree programs:
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Theatre
The Theatre Studies B.A. focuses on all aspects of theatre production—acting, directing, technical design, and literary analysis—and includes a strong emphasis on the history of performance art.
Students will be prepared for careers requiring people with the ability to write and speak, to think creatively and independently, to understand the great complexities of the human condition, and to collaborate with others on a group project.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre (B.F.A.)
This degree offers intensive conservatory style training to prepare actors in acting, singing and dance. Actors will receive appropriate training to enter the professional world.”
Bachelor of Music (B.M.) in Performance
This degree prepares students for careers in concert or opera performance. While classical training is emphasized, the student will be well-prepared to perform in a variety of styles and genres.
Bachelor of Music (B.M.) in Sacred Music
This degree prepares students to direct church music programs such as youth and adult choirs, praise groups, and handbell choirs.”
Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.)
The Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.) degree prepares students to join the ranks of professional educators in the elementary and secondary schools with K-12 certification by the State of Georgia. In addition to Elementary Music Methods and Secondary Music Methods courses, Reinhardt students are required to take courses in String, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion, and Vocal Methods so that they are prepared to teach in both vocal and instrumental programs. Students are encouraged to participate in both choral and instrumental ensembles during their studies at Reinhardt University.
Students may select the music minor to prepare for a life of continued music participation.