The minor in theatre and performance provides students with the opportunity to pursue an interest in the discipline without committing to the full array of requirements for the major.

Students interested in the minor should consult with a member of the theatre and performance faculty, then submit a completed Application for a Program of Minor Study. Upon admission to the minor, the student will be assigned a minor advisor from the theatre and performance faculty.

Academic Requirements for the Minor in Theatre and Performance

Five courses, to include: 

  • Three of the following lower-level foundation courses:
    THP 2020/Introduction to Theatre and Performance Studies (3 credits)
    THP 2205/Shakespeare Then and Now (3 credits)
    THP 2885/Theatre Histories I (3 credits)
    THP 2890/Theatre Histories II (3 credits)
    THP 2895/Production Practicum (4 credits)
  • Plus two upper-level (3000–4000) electives in theatre and performance