The Dickinson State University Theatre program provides instruction that leads to excellent problem solving and people skills and careers in the professional world, or graduate school. The program is committed to a curriculum program that combines both traditional coursework and co-curricular production opportunities. In addition, the program serves the general education needs of the University with fundamentals courses and promotes the understanding and appreciation of theatre on campus, in the community, and in the region.

Bachelor of Arts degree requires General Education, 8 credits of foreign language, the major, a minor and electives to equal 120 semester hours.