Music and Theatre Arts Academic Programs

Shippensburg University’s Music and Theatre Arts Department offers minor programs in both music and theatre. Additionally, there are opportunities for students to earn academic credit for participation in performance ensembles.

Music Minor

The Music Minor is an 18-credit program that enables students to develop and cultivate their musical knowledge. The courses offered encourage each student to study within their interests.

Theatre Minor

The Theatre Minor is an 18-credit program that enables to students to gain a general knowledge of performance and production. Courses provide a grounding in various types and periods of drama, performance skills, and technical skills.

Other Opportunities for Credit

Pending audition requirements and/or special permission from instructors, students may earn credit for taking part in the following:

  • Brass Ensemble
  • Children’s Theatre
  • Concert Band
  • Concert Choir
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Madrigal Singers
  • Marching Band
  • String Ensemble
  • University-Community Orchestra
  • Women’s Chorale
  • Woodwind Ensemble