Minor in Theater

The theater minor is designed to work in partnership with other programs such as education; communication; liberal arts, justice, peace and conflict studies; and ministry. The minor is a minimum of 16 SH consisting of a required core course, one mission course, a theater history course, one performance course, and an elective, with an additional 3 SH practicum.

Core Course (3 SH)

  • THR 101 Introduction to the Theater Arts (3 SH)
  • Mission (1-3 SH):* Choose one of the following courses
  • *THR 111 Theater & Faith (1 SH)
  • *THR 281 Theater & Justice (3 SH)
  • Theater History (3 SH): Choose one of the following courses
  • *THR 391 History and Traditions of Western Theater I (3 SH)
  • *THR 422 History and Traditions of Western Theater II (3 SH)
  • Performance (3 SH)
  • THR 181/2 Acting I*(3 SH)

Practica (3 SH): Choose from one of the following areas of practical learning through participation in theater productions.

  • THR 261/2 Performance Practicum (1-3 SH)
  • THR 271/2 Technical Theater Practicum (1-3 SH)

Electives (3 SH): Choose one of the following courses

  • *ENG 262 Introduction to Drama (3 SH)
  • ENG 361 Shakespeare (3 SH)
  • *THR 241 Stage Design and Technology (3 SH)
  • *THR 251 Technical Theater and Stage Management (3 SH)
  • *THR 301 Global Theater (3 SH)
  • *THR 311 Directing for the Theater (3 SH)
  • *THR 342 Playwriting and Criticism (3 SH)
  • *THR 382 Topics in Theater (3 SH)

For additional information about the courses and curricula see the course catalog..