Theatre Arts (Minor)

Arts and Sciences
Performing and Fine Arts

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Course Descriptions
Course descriptions can be found in the online PDF version of the Bulletin

The Theatre Arts minor is designed to encourage students who have an interest in acting and/or theatre production to pursue their interest while majoring in other areas. A Theatre Arts Minor offers more flexibility in career searches and is considered an asset by graduate schools. All students proposing to minor in Theatre Arts should apply in the Departmental Office, where they will be assigned an advisor. Courses chosen for the minor may not be used for general education requirement.

Minor Design for Theatre Arts


Required Courses

TA110 Introduction to the Theatre 
TA215 Studies in Theatre Practices I 

Choose 3 courses from the following:

TA112 Voice and Stage Movement for Actors I 
TA114 Stagecraft I 
TA115 Stagecraft II 
SPCH160 Fundamentals of Oral Interpretation: Prose and Poetry 
SPCH182 Voice and Diction 
TA211 Basic Acting 
TA212 Scene Study 
TA261 Intermediate Oral Interpretation (Drama) 
TA311 Fundamentals of Directing 
TA314 Computer Design for the Stage 
TA316 Performance for Television 
TA317 Theatrical Criticism 
TA390 Special Studies Seminar I 
TA411 History of Avant-Garde Performance 
TA490 Independent Research 

One Course may be chosen from below to satisfy requirement

ENG318 Shakespeare: The Major Works 
ENG364 The Tragic Vision 
ENG365 The Comic Vision 
SPCH390 Special Studies Seminar I 

Note: Courses chosen for the minor may not be used to satisfy the general education requirement.

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