Thank you for your interest in the programs offered by the College of the Arts at Kennesaw State. We are confident that you will find our innovative curricula to be exactly what you are looking for as you continue your journey toward becoming a performer/artist/scholar in the 21st Century. As you discover more about our program offerings, you will find varied and exciting curricula that are designed to prepare you physically, technically, artistically, and intellectually for the professional worlds of art, dance, music, and theater. In addition, you will find in the College of the Arts a group of passionate, vibrant, and talented faculty and staff who are devoted to teaching, performing, exhibiting, scholarship, and service to our community.

Below you will find links to additional information about our programs. We encourage you to explore, learn, and imagine yourself a student in the College of the Arts at Kennesaw State. We hope to hear from you soon!

School of Art and Design

Portfolio and application submission deadlines for BFA Art and BS Art Education program are located here:

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Admission to the BA in Art History:
There are no special requirements for admission to the art history major. Students may declare the major by filling out a form in the School of Art and Design Office, or by requesting it through Owl Express. Students should plan to begin their language study as early as possible.


Audition Dates
Friday, October 16, 2015 | 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Friday, December 4, 2015 | 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Friday, February 26, 2016 | 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Friday, April 22, 2016 | 2:00-5:00 p.m.

*Applications to audition are due one week prior to the audition date. Learn more:


Audition Dates

We strongly encourage all students to audition in person, however if you live more than 100 miles from campus, you may audition by video. Our audition dates are as follows:

November 13, 2015
February 6, 2016
March 19, 2016
April 16, 2016

NOTE: You must audition on or before March 21 in order to be considered for merit scholarship through the School of Music. Merit scholarships are not available for students entering in the Spring Semester.

*Applications to audition are due one week prior to the audition date.


Audition Information:

The Department holds auditions each semester for theatre and musical theatre productions, the KSU TELLERS storytelling ensemble, the Kennesaw Improv Society (K.I.S.S.), Music Theatre Ensemble, and Music Theatre Practicum.  Typically, these fall within the first full week of each semester and often in late April or May for early productions the following fall.

NOTE: Those auditioning should come prepared to perform a one-minute monologue that is memorized. They will also be asked to read selections from the various productions we are casting.

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