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Minor in Theater

Ideal for students who have a passion for theater, the Theater Minor allows students to specialize in either performance or technical theater/design. The Theater Minor is compatible with any course of study and requires the completion of 20 credits of coursework. 

Required Courses

  • THTR 110 Acting for Non-Majors (4) 
  • THTR 120 Acting I: Spoken Text (2) and
    THTR 162 Acting I: Body in Performance: Laban Movement Analysis (2) or     
    THTR 220 Acting II - Scene Study (4) 
  • THTR 182 Theater & Social History (4)

Other Theater Minor Requirements 

  •  THTR 305 through 316: Performance and Culture Series (4 credits)
  •  THTR 330 through 390: Elective Theater Technique series (4 credits)
  •  Participation in two Performing Arts Department theater productions (as performer or technician)

THTR Performance and Culture series courses:

  • THTR 305 Latin@ American Performance & Culture (4)
  • THTR 308 Women, Performance & Culture (4)
  • THTR 310 Sexuality, Performance & Culture (4)
  • THTR 312 Asian American Performance & Culture (4)
  • THTR 315 Biblican and Spiritual Performance (4)
  • THTR 316 African American Performance and Culture (4)

THTR Elective Theater Technique Courses:

  • THTR 330 Careers in Theater (1-2)
  • THTR 333 Acting: Shakespeare (1-2)
  • THTR 334 Acting: Chekhov/Realism (1-2)
  • THTR 337 Acting: Solo Performance (1-2)
  • THTR 339 Acting: Contemporary Plays (1-2)
  • THTR 340 Directing (1-2)
  • THTR 344 Playwriting (1-2)
  • THTR 347 Design Concepts (1-2)
  • THTR 349 Cabaret Production (1-2)
  • THTR 360 Peru: Performance and Culture (2)
  • THTR 372 Workshop in Play Production (0-4)
  • THTR 390 Theater Special Topics (1-2)
  • THTR 396 Professional Internship (1-4)
  • THTR 399 Directed Study (1-4)