Minor in Theatre Arts

College of Arts and Humanities

Students must complete a minimum of six credits of advanced standing coursework in their minor.*

Foundation Courses
Select one of the following:3
Costume Construction
Complete 3 credits from the following: 13
Spotlight on Theatre: Appreciating Live Performance
Acting I
Script Analysis
Costume Construction
Voice Class I
Voice Class II
Movement for Performance
Mid Level Courses/Skill Development
THA 200Theatre Practicum 21
Complete 6 credits from the following OR 3 credits from the following plus an additional 3-credit Foundation Course as advised:6
Voice for the Performer
Theatre Practicum 2
Introduction to Standardized Patient Performance
Acting II
Graphics for the Stage
Scene Construction and Rigging
Stage Makeup I
Fundamentals of Design
Virtual Production Techniques
Race and Gender in American Theatre
Upper Level/Advanced Standing
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Scene Painting
Stage Properties
Career Preparation
Directing I
Acting Shakespeare
Scene Design
Lighting Design for the Stage
History of Theatre/Drama I
History of Theatre/Drama II
Children's Theatre
Playwriting Workshop I
Sound Design
Costume History/Design
Dialects for the Performer
Musical Theatre Repertoire
Staging Architecture and the Decorative Arts
Physical Traditions in Performance
Scene Into Song
History of Musical Theatre
Audition Techniques
Directing II
CAD for the Stage
Stage Management
Production Minor Requirements
Theatre minors are expected to belong to University Theatre.
Theatre minors are required to work on half of the productions each semester. This requirement can be satisfied through specific lab hours associated with various classes or through participation in productions. (THA 200)
Total Minimum Credits Required19

Both THA 104 and THA 116 may serve as Foundational Courses.


This 1-credit course may be repeatable 1-6 times for up to 7 credits within the minor.

*Advanced standing coursework is defined as any 300-level course or above and specific 200-level courses identified by the department.