The School of Theatre, Television, and Film provides high quality education for undergraduate students that emphasizes excellence in the arts and technology, grounded in conceptual and historical foundations. A BA General Theatre Arts major has the most flexibility and scope so that interested students can explore a wide range of topics to customize their education.
Review the Undergraduate Degree Learning Outcomes
Cal State Apply window: October 1- November 30
To apply for undergraduate admission to SDSU, you need to apply online at CalState Apply.
At the time of the application, select your Pre-Major as “Theatre Arts (662504)”
For deadlines for the upcoming term(s), please refer to the university’s Office of Admissions How and When to Apply page.
The Theatre major is designated as an Impacted program. Students first declare as Theatre pre-majors. To be considered for advancement into the General Theatre Arts emphasis students must meet the following requirements:
For more information contact the Theatre Advisor:
Dr. Katie Turner
PREPARATION for the Major: Lower Division Requirements
MAJOR: Upper Division Requirements
And: ELECTIVE AREAS 15 Units
5 Elective courses to be completed from the following 4 categories:
Applied Theatre and Performance, a minimum of 3 units selected from:
Critical Inquiry, a minimum of 3 units selected from:
Design & Technical, minimum of 2-3 units selected from:
Management, a minimum of 3 units selected from:
This checklist does not include your General Education requirements.
A minor is not required for this major.
For additional curriculum details, please consult the following:
For more information, contact the Academic Advisor:
Dr. Katie Turner