Minor in Theatre Studies

Contact Person:
Leslie Delosh, Department Secretary,
(315) 267-2556, deloshle@potsdam.edu

Chair:
James W. Pecora
238 Satterlee, (315) 267-2547, pecorajw@potsdam.edu

18-20 credit hours required. Not available for Theatre majors.
 
The Theatre Studies minor gives students an opportunity to pursue theatre studies while majoring in other disciplines. Students in English Communication, Mathematics, the Sciences and Social Sciences may find this minor an excellent way to augment their other studies.
  
All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:

    Credits
Required Courses   18-20
DRAM 101 Introduction to Performances Studies
DRAM 210 Interpretation and Analysis of Plays  
DRAM 235 Introduction to Acting  
Two of the following:    
  DRAM 205   Production Techniques for Dance/Drama/Theatre  
    or
  DRAM 206   Fundamentals of Technical Theatre (4 credits)
  DRAM 244
  Stage Management
  DRAM 251   Foundations of Design for Stage (4 credits)  
One of the following:  
  DRAM 312 
  Theatre History I  
  DRAM 313   Theatre History II  
  DRAM 414   Contemporary Theatre Topics  
     

Theatre Studies Minor Policies on Student Grades and Performing
Any student receiving a grade of 1.0 or less for any course offered through the Department of Theatre and Dance will be ineligible for casting in any student directed or choreographed production during the semester immediately following the semester in which the failing grade is issued. Eligibility in faculty directed or choreographed productions will be left to the discretion of the directing faculty member and the Department Chair.