Interdisciplinary Programs & Minors

Theater Arts Minor

The minor in Theatre Arts offers coursework in acting, directing, design, playwriting, technical theatre, theatre history, and dramatic literature. The minor requires 18 to 24 credits, with 6 credits at the 3000 level or above. 

Courses should be distributed among the following 3 categories:

Production (3 credits)

  • THEA.3110 Play Production (may be repeated for credit)
  • THEA.4930 Practicum in Theatre

Theatre Arts Workshops (at least 6 credits)

  • ENGL.2330 Play Analysis
  • ENGL.3040 Playwriting
  • ENGL.3670 Advanced Playwriting
  • THEA.2210 Stagecraft
  • THEA.2610 Acting I
  • THEA.2620 Acting II
  • THEA.2650 Voice and Movement for Actors
  • THEA.2300 Fundamentals of Theatrical Design
  • THEA.3110 Play Production (may be repeated for credit)
  • THEA.3430 Directing Workshop
  • THEA.4010 Topics in Theatre
  • THEA.4900 Performance Practicum
  • THEA.4920 Technical Theatre Practicum
  • THEA.4940 Directed Study in Theatre

Dramatic Literature/Theatre History (at least 6 credits)

  • THEA.2010 Introduction to Theatre
  • ENGL.2100 Drama
  • ENGL.2180 Comedy
  • ENGL.3440 Women in Theatre
  • ENGL.3480 Modern American Drama
  • ENGL.3590 Contemporary World Theatre
  • ENGL.3600 Medieval and Renaissance Theatre
  • ENGL.3610 Restoration comedy
  • ENGL.3620 Modern Drama
  • ENGL.3630 English Renaissance Drama
  • ENGL.3640 African-American Drama
  • ENGL.3820 Theatre History 1 (Ancient to Early Modern)
  • ENGL.3830 Theatre History 2 (19th Century to Present)
  • ENGL.4230 Shakespeare I
  • ENGL.4240 Shakespeare II