Performing arts

  • The challenging and intensive four-year dance program is grounded in a comprehensive curriculum of dance technique (ballet and modern), choreography and performance.
  • The challenging and intensive four-year dance major program is grounded in a comprehensive curriculum of dance technique (ballet and modern), choreography and performance.
  • The emphasis in film, available only on the Gulf Park campus, prepares students to work with large and small motion picture production companies, federal or state agency production units or as independent producers, directors or production specialists.
  • The emphasis in media production prepares students to work in advertising and program production in broadcasting and cable television, and with corporations, government agencies and other businesses that utilize video communication.
  • The music Bachelor of Arts program is a general music degree available from the internationally recognized School of Music.
  • The degree program leads to a Bachelor’s of Music with a foundation in the history and literature of music.
  • The degree program leads to a bachelor’s of music with a foundation in jazz studies.
  • The degree program leads to a Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in performance with a percussion instrument.
  • The degree program leads to a Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in performance with the piano.
  • The degree program leads to a Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in performance with a stringed instrument.
  • The degree program leads to a Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in vocal performance.
  • The degree program leads to a Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in performance with a wind instrument.
  • The degree program’s curriculum in music theory, music history, music education and music performance prepares students for the academic, musical,and social challenges of tomorrow.
  • The degree program’s curriculum in music theory, music history, music education and music performance prepares students for the academic, musical and social challenges of tomorrow.
  • The Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting is designed for students who are serious about specialization in acting, with an eye toward professional acting or further study at the graduate level.
  • At Southern Miss, student artists in the B.F.A. programs are expected to work with all other students, faculty and staff in a team effort to produce our exciting and demanding season. Our conviction is that everyone must collaborate and learn as many areas of the theatre as possible.
  • At Southern Miss, student artists in the B.F.A. programs are expected to work with all other students, faculty and staff in a team effort to produce our exciting and demanding season. B.F.A. students are expected to take more classes in the specific areas of design and technology and to be more actively engaged in production than their Bachelor of Arts counterparts.