The study of the history, literature and artistic techniques in theater will provide you with an integrated discipline that combines elements of most art and academic subjects, since theater employs all art forms to depict an image of life itself. The minor may be integrated with any major, offering you intellectual and experiential resources complementary to such fields as teaching, communication and ministry.

Highlights

  • The study of the history, literary and artistic techniques of theater will provide you with an integrated discipline that combines elements of many subjects.

Career opportunities

The study of theater provides supplemental preparation in the areas of teacher education, communication, group process, organization, aesthetics, public presentation and other skills valuable in a wide variety of fields, as well as preparation for graduate school, theater ministry or conservatory training.

Course listing

General Education Prerequisite

CodeTitleUnits
THTR-105Theater Appreciation3

Required Courses (18 Units)

CodeTitleUnits
THTR-115/315Drama Practicum: The Company2
THTR-350Acting3
THTR-360Directing and Staging Texts3
THTR-370Auditioning1
THTR-380Stage Make-Up1
THTR-470Senior Thesis Performance2
LIT-385World Theater: 1800 to Present3

Select one of the following:

CodeTitleUnits
LIT-380World Theater: Roots to 18003
LIT-415Shakespeare3

Select 7 units of the following:

CodeTitleUnits
THTR-321Applied Theater3
THTR-330Dance Styles3
THTR-335Drama Ministry3
THTR-355Creative Drama3
THTR-365Stage Technology1
THTR-370Auditioning1
THTR-375Costume Design and Production3
THTR-380Stage Make-Up1
LIT-380World Theater: Roots to 18003
LIT-385World Theater: 1800 to Present3
LIT-415Shakespeare3