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  Nov 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalogue

English Minor with Concentration in Theatre Arts


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Students minoring in English with a concentration in Theatre Arts will acquire: knowledge of terminology, theory, history, structure, and conventions of theatre and drama; experience of using the voice and body as instruments in performance; appreciation of the collaborative nature of theatre productions; familiarity with a broad sampling of dramatic literature that varies in both cultural context and subject matter; an understanding of the key intrinsic aesthetic and humanistic values in dramatic literature and theatre performance.  Students will also develop intellectual and rhetorical skills necessary to analyze, discuss, and write about plays and performances.

Requirements:  In order to obtain a minor in English with a concentration in Theatre Arts, a student must complete a total of five courses: four core courses and one course that can be chosen from a list of electives.

One of the following dramatic literature or general theatre courses:


  • EN363 Special Topics:  American Drama and Culture
  • EN363 Special Topics:  American Playwrights since 1945
  • EN363 Special Topics:  European Masters of Drama
  • EN363 Special Topics:  Introduction to Theatre

Elective (Fifth class):


  • EN 155 World of Drama
  • EN363 Special Topics: American Drama and Culture
  • EN363 Special Topics: American Playwrights since 1945
  • EN363 Special Topics: European Masters of Drama
  • EN363 Special Topics: Introduction to Theatre
  • EN400 Independent Study (to complete a final project for the minor, in consultation with the theatre arts minor coordinator)
  • EN481 Internship (approved by the theatre arts minor coordinator)
  • FAS103 Creativity
  • MU241 American Musical Theatre     

Students majoring in English or Communication and minoring in English with a Concentration in Theatre Arts may count one of their Communication or English courses towards the English minor.

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