College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Theatre Minors

The theatre minor is designed to acquaint a person interested in pursuing theatre on a limited scale with the basic tools for mounting a production. It also accommodates those who wish to begin a specialization in the acting-directing or the design emphasis. Special advisement for students who are interested in theatre may be obtained from the department chair. Detailed information is available from the departmental office.

Theatre Minor Course List

Required Lower Division Courses from the following: 16 Units

Course TitleCourse (Units)
Technical Production I TH 131/131A (4)
or
Technical Production II TH 132/132A (4)
or
Technical Production III TH 133/133A (4)
Acting I TH 151/151L (4)
Acting II TH 152/152L (4)
Intro to the Theatre (GE C-1) TH 203 (4)

Required Upper Division Courses from the following8 Units

Course TitleCourse (Units)
Advanced Projects in Theatre
(4 separate quarters)
TH 441L (4)
History of Theatre I  TH 311
or
History of Theatre II TH 312
or
History of Theatre III TH 313
or
Theatrical Pursuit of an American
Ideology (GE C-4)
TH 410

Choose 8 Units from one of the following two groups8 Units

1. Directing - Acting Emphasis

Course TitleCourse (Units)
Acting III TH 153/153L (4)
Directing TH 356/356L (4)
or
Styles of Acting I TH 358/358L (4)

OR

2. Technical Theatre Emphasis

Course TitleCourse (Units)
Principles and Practices of Theatre Design TH 153/153L (4)
Stage Lighting TH 332/332L (3)
or
Scene Design TH 337/337A (4)
or
Costume Design Th 381/381A (4)
or
Costume History TH 481 (4)

TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR A MINOR IN THEATRE = (31-32)