19 credit hours required. Open to all majors including Theatre Majors.
For students majoring in Theatre, only 2 courses or 8 credit hours may overlap with the Theatre Major.
The Acting Minor consists of a concentration of courses designed for those students who wish to strengthen their capacity for performing in plays, operas and musicals as well as for those students interested in this area for purposes of increased self-knowledge, increased poise, and the development of avocation. Theatre majors with specific interests in acting would be well served by this minor as an additional stepping stone to graduate or professional schools.
All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:
|DRAM 235||Introduction to Acting|
|DRAM 336||Scene Study and Realism (4 credits)|
|Three of the following:|
|DRAM 337||Shakespeare and Verse|
|DRAM 338||Audition Techniques|
|DRAM 438||Acting for Camera|
|DRAM 439||Comedy and Comic Styles|
|DRAM 441||Pivotal Playwrights|
|One of the following:|
|DRAM 210||Interpretation and Analysis of Plays|
|DRAM 312||Theatre History I|
|DRAM 313||Theatre History II|
|DRAM 414||Contemporary Theatre Topics|