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 300 level or above. Courses should be distributed among the following 3 categories:
1. Production Credit. 3 credits.
THEA.311 Play Production (3cr; may be repeated for credit)
THEA.493 Practicum in Theatre
2. Theatre Arts workshops. At least 6 credits.
42.233 Play Analysis
42.304 Playwriting
42.367 Advanced Playwriting
THEA.221 Stagecraft
THEA.261 Acting I
THEA.262 Acting II
THEA.265 Voice and Movement for Actors
THEA.230 Fundamentals of Theatrical Design
THEA.311 Play Production (3cr; may be repeated for credit)
THEA.343 Directing Workshop
THEA.401 Topics in Theatre
THEA.490 Performance Practicum (1 cr)
THEA.492 Technical Theatre Practicum (1 cr)
THEA.494 Directed Study in Theatre
3. Dramatic literature / Theatre history. At least 6 credits.
THEA.201 Introduction to Theatre
42.210 Drama
42.218 Comedy
42.344 Women in Theatre
42.348 Modern American Drama
42.359 Contemporary World Theatre
42.360 Medieval and Renaissance Theatre
42.361 Restoration comedy
42.362 Modern Drama
42.363 English Renaissance Drama
42.364 African-American Drama
42.382 Theatre History 1 (Ancient to Early Modern)
42.383 Theatre History 2 (19th century to present)
42.423 Shakespeare I
42.424 Shakespeare II