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Theatre (Minor)

This minor will provide you with a strong foundation of theatre. It can be paired with numerous majors to enhance your career opportunities or simply pursued to cultivate a personal interest and love of theatre making.

Degrees & Offerings
  • Minor
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Director of Theatre, Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance
Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance
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A minor in Theatre Arts requires a total of 22 or 23 credits, including study in each basic category of the discipline: theory/criticism, history, performance, technical crafts, design, and practical application. You may also study in additional areas of his or her own choosing. All required courses are currently offered in our program of study.

Minor Requirements

  • THEATRE 102 Introduction to Theatre
  • THEATRE 108 Theatre Practicum (2 enrollments, 1 must be for one credit; 2nd can be for 0 or 1 credit, depending on credit load the semester it is taken)
  • THEATRE 112 Fundamentals of Acting
  • THEATRE 270 Fundamentals of Theatre Design
  • Select ONE: THEATRE 211 Theatre Production, THEATRE 277 Costume Construction, or THEATRE 370 Stage Makeup (Prerequisite: THEATRE 270)
  • Select ONE: THEATRE 202 Understanding Plays: Script Analysis, THEATRE 215 Theatre History I, THEATRE 325 Theatre History II*, or THEATRE 416 Modern Theatre* (*Prerequisite for THEATRE 325 & 416 is THEATRE 215 or consent of instructor)
  • Select TWO additional courses from the Theatre and Dance Division's curriculum (six credits total)

At least six credits taken as any part of the minor requirements must be 300 or 400 level courses.

The Husky Difference

National Association of Schools of Theatre
Our theatre program has been an accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre since 2008.

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