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2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre Minor

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The Minor in Theatre enables students to gain a general knowledge of performance and production. Courses provide a grounding in various types and periods of drama, performance skills (acting, scene study), and technical skills (basic drawing, directing, color, and 2D design). The Minor in Theatre is an 18 credit minor. Students proceed through the 15 required and 3 elective credits to complete the minor.

The training available within a theatre curriculum enriches careers in Early Childhood/Elementary Education, Elementary/Middle Level Education, Communication, and English. Students interested in Business, Marketing, or Management may consider the Theatre Minor as an entree to the field of Arts Management

18 crs.


THE 121 - Introduction to the Theatre Credits: 3   Introduction to Theatre must be taken as a pre-requisite prior to or within the first two semesters of declaring a Theatre Minor and does not count toward the required 18 credits. THE 121  also fulfills the university General Education, Category B requirement.

Required Courses (15 crs.)

One Theatre course must be taken from each of the four category areas. One additional course in the History, Theory and Literature category is also part of the requirement.

Elective Courses (3 crs.)

Elective courses in the Theatre Minor enable you to customize the curriculum according to your individual interest. The remaining 3 credits should be chosen from the curricular choices in Theatre and other departments. Any department outside of Music and Theatre, should be contacted regarding prerequisites and seats available.

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