Minors

Theatre Minor

Total hours required – 18

Specific courses required Hours
TH 1513 Beginning Acting 3
TH 1533 Text Analysis 3
TH 2453 Introduction to Technical Theatre 3

Three 1-Hour practica are required.
6 hours theatre electives.

Requirements for Secondary Emphasis

Theatre majors may also choose to minor in theatre by choosing from the areas below, or they may seek approval of a course of study designed specifically for their interests.

Acting Minor

Total hours required – 18

Specific courses required Hours
TH 1513 Beginning Acting 3
TH 2153 Intermediate Acting 3
TH 2253 Stage Combat 3
TH 3123 Choreography 3
TH 4013 Advanced Acting 3
TH 4nnV Special Topics 3

 Dance Minor(Open to all university students)

Total hours required – 18

Specific courses required Hours
TH 2131 Theatrical Choreography: Various Styles 9
TH 4043 Musical Theatre Performance Workshop 3
TH 4nnV Special Topics 3

One 3-hour upper-level elective approved by advisor

Design/Tech Minor

Total hours required – 18

Specific courses required Hours
TH 3023 Fundamentals of Design 3
TH 3033 Theatre Management 3
TH 4nnV Special Topics 3
Three hours from classes below Hours
TH 2163 Drafting for the Theatre 3
TH 2213 Rendering Media 3
Six hours from classes below Hours
TH 3053 Costume Design 3
TH 3063 Lighting Design 3
TH 3073 Scene Design 3

Directing Minor

Total hours required – 18

Specific courses required Hours
TH 2113 Beginning Directing 3
TH 2223 Playwriting 3
TH 3033 Theatre Management 3
TH 3093 Dramaturgy 3
TH 3113 Stage Management 3
TH 4023 Advanced Directing 3

Film & Creative Media Minors

Total hours required – 18

Specific courses required Hours
FICM 1603 Screenwriting 3
FICM 1703 Film Production Workshop 3
FICM 1803 Theatre Workshop: Practicum 3
TH 1533 Text Analysis 3
TH 3491 Theatre Workshop: Practicum (three hours) 3

Three hours theatre electives selected from CO 4104, MU 3503, FICM 3xnV (Producing in the Digital Age or Acting for Film).

Music Minor(For Musical Theatre Majors Only)

Total hours required – 17

Specific courses required Hours
MU 1111 Sight Singing 1
MU 1133 Theory I 3
MU 4020 Piano Proficiency 0
One of the classes below Hours
Mu 2402 Costume Design 2
TH 3083 Lighting Design 3

Two semester credits selected from Music 1611, 1641, 1651(piano)

Five credit hours private or class voice

Four credit hours selected from other music offerings(except Music 1103)

Playwriting Minor

Total hours required – 18

Specific courses required Hours
TH 1533 Text Analysis 3
TH 2223 Playwriting 3
TH 3093 Dramaturgy 3
TH 4nnV Special Topics 1-6
Three hours from classes below Hours
EN 2903 Introduction to Literary Studies 3
EN 36n3 Creative Writing 3
EN 3733 Shakespreare 3

One 3-hour theatre elective approved by advisor

 

The Production track is designed for the student who wants to make films. It is a hands-on program where a student will learn to write, film and edit films of all kinds.
The Film Studies track is designed for students who want to receive a theoretical understanding of film and digital media and its impact on society. It is an interdisciplinary degree in which students take classes from several different departments on campus. The film studies minor is administered through the English and Modern Languages Department; please reference that department’s section for requirements for the minor.