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Arts and Architecture

Theatre Minor - ARCHIVE

Begin Date: Summer Session 2004
End Date: Summer Session 2005

Theatre Minor - ARCHIVE

University Park, College of Arts and Architecture (THEA)

PROFESSOR DAN CARTER, Director, School of Theatre

The theatre minor is designed to be an enhancement to a major area of study and/or personal enrichment. The minor should be particularly attractive to students in the humanities (English), communication (Film, Journalism), and the arts (Music, Architecture). The minor may also be attractive to students who need to demonstrate a wide range of interests.

The theatre minor requirements total 18 hours. Theatre 100, a required course in the minor, is an experiential survey of all aspects of the living theatre, as presented by a resident company of theatre artists. Theatre 410, an advanced script analysis course, is also required. Students choose two courses from the approved list of theatre history courses. These supporting courses place the literature and aesthetic in historical, social, and political perspective. Students elect 6 theatre credits as additional courses. They typically schedule Theatre 102, acting for the non-major, and an introductory design or additional theatre history class.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


THEA 410(3) (Sem: 5-8)

THEA 100 GA(3) or THEA 105 GA(3) (Sem: 1-2)
Select 6 credits from THEA 401W(3), THEA 402W(3), THEA 405(3), THEA 406 DF(3), THEA 408(3), THEA 412 GI(3), THEA 426(3), THEA 464(3), or THEA 465(3) (Sem: 5-8)

Select 6 credits of THEA courses (Sem: 3-8)


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Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2004

Blue Sheet Item #: 32-04-010

Review Date: 1/20/04



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