Minor in Theatre Arts

Requirements (24 units)

Requirements for a minor in Theatre Arts

Lower-division requirement (4)
TA 260Introduction to Theatre4
Upper-division requirement (2)
Two units chosen from:2
Performance Practicum: Main Stage
Performance Practicum: Imagination Players
Performance Practicum: Touring Theatre
Performance Practicum: Dance Performance
Performance Practicum: Dance Performance
Performance Practicum: Puppetry Peformance
Technical Practicum
Technical Practicum
Emphases (18)
Eighteen units chosen from one of the following emphases (minimum of seven units must be upper-division):18
Total Units24

Emphases

Acting Emphasis 

TA 251Acting I: Games and Exercises3
TA 252Acting II: Creating a Role3
TA 351Acting III: Scene Study3
Nine units chosen from:9
Makeup for Stage and Screen
Improvisation
Beginning Theatre Movement
Voice for the Stage
Advanced Voice and Movement
Directing I
Acting IV: Modern Repertory
Acting V: Styles of Acting
Acting VI: Acting Shakespeare
Acting VII: Acting Musicals
Acting for the Camera
Directing II
Performance for New Media
Total Units18

Dance Emphasis 

Ten units chosen from:10
Studies in Dance: Jazz
Studies in Dance: Modern
Studies in Dance: Tap
Studies in Dance: Ballet
Dance Techniques: Jazz
Dance Techniques: Modern
Dance Techniques: Tap
Dance Techniques: Ballet
Dance Techniques:Musical Theatre
World Dance Traditions: African
World Dance Traditions: South and Central American
World Dance Traditions: North American
World Dance Traditions: Asian
World Dance Traditions: Mediterranean
Eight units chosen from:8
Dance Notation
Dance History
Choreography
Creative Dance in the Classroom
Advanced Creative Dance Methods
Makeup for Stage and Screen
Sound for Stage and Screen
Lighting for Stage and Screen
Costume Construction
Improvisation
Beginning Theatre Movement
Total Units18

Design/Technical Emphasis 

TA 235Fundamentals of Stage Design4
Six units chosen from:6
Makeup for Stage and Screen
Sound for Stage and Screen
Lighting for Stage and Screen
Costume Construction
Stagecraft
Eight units chosen from:8
Computer Applications for Technical Theatre
Technical Practicum
Technical Practicum
Theatre Management
Stage Lighting Design
Theatrecrafts
Design: Costume Design
Design: Scene Design
TA 535A-D
Independent Project
Total Units18

Drama Education Emphasis 

DAN 481Creative Dance in the Classroom4
TA 481Creative Drama in the Classroom3
Eleven units chosen from:11
Advanced Creative Dance Methods
Improvisation
Acting I: Games and Exercises
Performance Practicum: Main Stage
Performance Practicum: Imagination Players
Performance Practicum: Touring Theatre
Technical Practicum
Technical Practicum
Acting for Non-Majors
Childrens Theatre
Readers Theatre in the Classroom
Puppetry in the Classroom
Theatre in the Elementary Classroom
Advanced Creative Drama in the Classroom
Theatre in the Secondary Classroom
Total Units18

Dramatic Literature Emphasis 

Eight units chosen from:8
Analysis and Writing of Drama
Playwriting
Criticism of Theatre in Performance
Eight units chosen from:8
Studies in Dramatic Literature
Classical Drama
Mystery to Melodrama
Asian Theatre
Shakespeare I
Shakespeare II
A minimum of two units chosen from:2
Studies in Dramatic Literature
History of Musical Theatre
Modern Drama I
Modern Drama II
Theatre of the Avant-Garde
American Drama
African-American Theatre and Drama
Theatre in the Post-Colonial World
Issues in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Theatre
Total Units18

Puppetry Emphasis 

TA 334Theatrecrafts (when the topic is puppetry)3
TA 356Puppetry3
TA 358Puppetry for the Camera3
TA 526Puppetry Workshop3
Six units chosen from:6
Costume Construction
Fundamentals of Stage Design
Improvisation
Voice for the Stage
Directing I
Acting III: Scene Study
Theatre for Youth: History and Literature
Puppetry in the Classroom
Total Units18