Minor in 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.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • analyze principles, works and methodologies in Theater within their socio-­historical contexts
  • apply technique and conceptual skills to creative and scholarly Theater practices
  • summarize and critically assess how the Theater contributes to a humane and just society

Requirements

20 units

Required

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

Additional Requirements

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

THTR Performance and Culture series

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

Elective Theater Technique

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