Minor in Theatre Arts

Minor in Theatre Arts – 18 units

All coursework used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. 

At least 8 units must be upper-division courses. No more than half the units in the minor may be transfer units.

Required Foundation (9 units)

TH A 101Orientation to Theatre Arts3
TH A 301Landmarks in Drama: Research and Writing for Theatre Majors3
Select one of the following:3
Acting Workshop I
Foundational Skills in Theatre and Dance Production

If both TH A 130 and TH A 302 are completed, one may count as an elective.

Electives (9 units)

Electives selected in consultation with an advisor.

Program Learning Outcomes

1. Students will develop competence at thinking conceptually and critically about text, performance and production.

2. Students will demonstrate foundational knowledge of the historical and cultural dimensions of theater, including the works of leading playwrights, actors, directors, and designers both past and present.

3. Students will demonstrate foundational knowledge of a wide selection of theatre repertory including principal era, genres and cultural sources.

4. Students will demonstrate the ability to develop and defend informed judgments about theatre.