Theater, Dance and Film and Visual Culture Minors

2015 - 2016 Catalog

The Theater department has the following degrees:

Dance minor

A minor in Dance requires completion of at least 21 credits in dance as follows. In meeting the requirements of this discipline-based minor, a student may not use more than nine credits that are also used to meet the requirements of another major or minor.

1. DANC 111, 220, 240
2. One course chosen from THTR 253, 336, 338
3. Two credits from DANC 110
4. One course chosen from DANC 330, 340, 390, and 403, THTR 253, 290, 336, 338, 453
5. At least six credits chosen from among the following: DANC 120, 215, 225, 230, 233, 235, 292

  1. Required courses:
  2. Once course chosen from:
  3. Two credits from:
  4. Once course chosen from:
  5. At least six credits chosen from among the following:

Film and Visual Culture minor

A minor in film and visual culture requires completion of 18 credits from six courses. In meeting the requirements of this interdisciplinary major, a student must use at least nine (9) credits not also used to meet the requirements of any other major(s) or minor.

1. Introductory course: ENGL 233 or FILM 233
2. Capstone course: FILM 413 or other departmental directed study (e.g., 403) approved in advance
3. Four additional courses from the following, with at least one in each of the three categories.

a. Film Courses: EALL 215; FILM 236, 285; FREN 274; JOUR 212; POL 292; SOAN 225 and, when appropriate, ARTH 295; ENGL 295, 413; FILM 195, 196; ROML 296; SPAN 290, 295

b. Visual Culture and Analysis Courses: ARTH 200, 244, 255, 258, 261, 262, 263, 266, 267, 273, 274, 356, 363, 364; ARTS 223; CHEM 156; FREN 331; HIST 105; JOUR 319, 241, 270; PHIL 262, 264; POL 290; REL 153

c. Production Courses: ARTS 111, 112, 120, 131, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 223, 224; ENGL 243; FILM 255; THTR 121, 141, 220, 235, 241, 242, 251, 253, 336, 337, 338, 361; and, when appropriate, FILM 195

  1. Introductory course:
  2. Capstone course:
  3. Four additional course from the following, with at least one in each of the three categories.
  4. Film Courses:
  5. Visual Culture and Analysis Courses:
  6. Production Courses:

Theater minor

A minor in theater requires at least 18 credits. A student may not complete both a major and a minor in theater. In meeting the requirements of this discipline-based minor, a student may not use more than nine credits that are also used to meet the requirements of another major or minor.

  1. THTR 109, 131, 141, 209
  2. THTR 210 or 211
  3. Two other courses of at least three credits, one at the 300 level, chosen from theater courses, excluding THTR 471 and THTR 493
  1. Required courses:
  2. Take one of the following courses:
  3. Two other courses of at least three credits one at the 300 level, chosen from theater courses, excluding THTR 471 and THTR 493