Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Theatre Minor

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Course Requirements

One 300/400 level Theatre History and/or Literature Course (3 credits)

Three 200/300 level Theatre courses (9 credits)

None of the courses to meet this requirement may be studios or independent study. 

Total Credits Required for Major: 22

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Academic Requirements

Minimum 2.333 (C+) in all courses that fulfill a major requirement.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all requirements, the student will have knowledge to:

  • Identify major figures and events from theatre history, theory and criticism.
  • Define and use appropriate critical vocabulary of theatre arts, including script analysis, acting, and design terminology.
  • Critically read, interpret, and evaluate a range of representative plays and situate representative plays and performance events within larger cultural and historical movements.
  • Construct and articulate in speech and writing a compelling thesis about theatre history, literature, or theory using acquired research skills and critical vocabulary.
  • Integrate the concerns of actors, directors and designers into a collaborative creative process, both in the creation of extant plays and original work.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conceive and execute an original performance, either solo or in a collaborative process.

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