Theatre and Drama Minor

(16 credits)

Coordinator: Joe Brady

Drama and its active practice, theatre, is an art form dedicated to expression and communication; exposure to and training in it can also serve students in a range of non-performative areas of study, such as education, business administration and social work.

Students choosing a minor in theatre and drama take a minimum of 16 credits from the courses listed below, four credits of which should be THEA courses. Additionally, student work in performance projects sponsored by the minor may count for one, two or three credits.

Requirements for the Minor

Students choosing a minor in theatre and drama take a minimum of 16 credits from the courses listed below, four credits of which should be THEA courses. Additionally, student work in performance projects sponsored by the minor may count for one, two or three credits.

Required:

ENTH 229History of Drama Theatre I

4.0

ENTH 230History of Drama and Theatre II

4.0

ENGL 273Genre Studies: Renaissance Drama

4.0

CLEN 281Genre Studies: Greek & Roman Drama

4.0

ENGL 301Medieval Drama

4.0

ENTH 303Elements of Playwriting

4.0

ENGL 313Shakespeare

4.0

ENGL 330Modern Women Playwrights

4.0

ENGL 414Shakespeare on Film

4.0

ENGL 461Family in American Modern Drama

4.0

FREN 321Masque et illusion dans la France

3.0

GER 319German Drama

3.0

SPAN 343Spanish Theater

3.0

THEA 101The Elements of Acting

4.0

THEA 102Improvisation

4.0

THEA 202The Theatre and Films of Buster Keaton

4.0

THEA 210Acting II

4.0

THEA 254Directing

4.0

THEA 255Auditioning

4.0

THEA 370Theater Practicum

1.0