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Major & Minor Requirements
Major

The Theatre Major

Note: The grade point average of the coursework comprising the major must be no less than 2.00 with no course grade below C- (1.7).

10.5 units, including

  • Production Studies, two units:

  • THTR-210 Performing Diversity: A Cultural Odyssey

  • Critical Inquiry in Practice and Theory, two units: 1 from group A and 1 from group B:

    • Group A: Theory-centered:

      • THTR-239 Latinx On Stage: From Barrio to Broadway

      • THTR-312 Special Topics (as appropriate, with Department approval)

      • THTR-314 Theater for Social Change II

      • THTR-325 Script Analysis

      • THTR-370 Staging Gender

    • Group B: Practice-based:

      • THTR-214 Theatre for Social Change I

      • THTR-229 Going Solo: The Politics of Identity in Contemporary Solo Performance

      • THTR-249 Documentary Theatre Project

      • THTR-312 Special Topics (as appropriate, with Department approval)

  • History, two units:

    • THTR-319 Theatre History: Modern and Contemporary

    • and one unit from the following:

  • Performance, one unit from the following:

    • DANC-248 Movement Improvisation

    • DANC-319 Collaborative Arts Lab: Dance, Humanities & Technology

    • THTR-215 Physical Theatre: Actor as Creator

    • THTR-219 Ensemble Performance

    • THTR-308 Basics of Directing

    • THTR-312 Special Topics: Auditioning for Stage and Screen

    • THTR-320 Advanced Acting: 20th-Century Acting Styles and Theories

  • Design/technical theatre one unit from the following:

  • THTR-399 Leadership in Production (0.5 units)

  • Capstone Project, at least one unit from the following:

Minor

The Theatre Minor

Note: The grade point average of the coursework comprising the minor must be no less than 2.00, with no course grade below C- (1.7).

7 units, including

  • Production Studies, two units:

  • THTR-210 Performing Diversity: A Cultural Odyssey

  • Critical Inquiry in Practice and Theory, one unit from the following:

    • THTR-214 Theatre for Social Change I

    • THTR-229 Going Solo: The Politics of Identity in Contemporary Solo Performance

    • THTR-239 Latinx On Stage: From Barrio to Broadway

    • THTR-249 Documentary Theatre Project

    • THTR-312 Special Topics (as appropriate, with Department approval)

    • THTR-314 Theater for Social Change II

    • THTR-325 Script Analysis

    • THTR-370 Staging Gender

  • History, one unit from the following:

    • THTR-309 Classical Theatre

    • THTR-312 Special Topics (as appropriate, with department approval)

    • THTR-319 Theatre History: Modern and Contemporary

    • THTR-321 History of Apparel

  • Performance, one unit from the following:

    • DANC-248 Movement Improvisation

    • DANC-319 DANC 319 Collaborative Arts Lab: Dance, Humanities & Technology

    • THTR-215 Physical Theatre: Actor as Creator

    • THTR-219 Ensemble Performance

    • THTR-308 Basics of Directing

    • THTR-312 Special Topics: Auditioning for Stage and Screen

    • THTR-320 Advanced Acting: 20th-Century Acting Styles and Theories

    • THTR-327Acting Shakespeare I

  • Design/technical theatre one unit from the following: