Minor in Theatre

A minor in theatre requires 21 credit hours of course work to be completed under one of five different focus areas: general, acting, directing, design/theatre technology, or scholarship.

Degree Requirements

General Minor Focus (21 hrs. total)

THEA 1000: three semesters

THEA 1000Theatre Laboratory

1

THEA 2310Acting I

3

And

THEA 1510Stage Costume

3

Or

THEA 1630Stagecraft

3

Total Credit Hours:21

Theatre Electives (12 hrs.)

Must include at least nine hours of upper division (3000/4000) course work

Acting Minor Focus (21 hrs. total)

THEA 1000Theatre Laboratory

1

THEA 2310Acting I

3

Total Credit Hours:4

Acting choice (15 hrs.)

(Must include at least nine hours of 3000/4000 level course work)

THEA 1210Voice for the Actor

3

THEA 1220Movement for the Actor

3

THEA 1550Stage Makeup

3

THEA 2280Dance for the Theatre I

3

THEA 2290Dance for the Theatre II

3

THEA 2320Acting II

3

THEA 3250Stage Dialects for the Performing Artist

3

THEA 4310Advanced Acting: Post Realism

3

THEA 4320Advanced Acting: Greeks to Restoration:

3

THEA 4330Advanced Acting: Ensemble

3

THEA 4340Advanced Acting: Auditioning

3

Total Credit Hours:15

THEA 4340: OR other adviser approved courses

Design/Technical Minor Focus (21 hrs. total)

THEA 1000Theatre Laboratory

1

And

THEA 1510Stage Costume

3

Or

THEA 1630Stagecraft

3

Total Credit Hours:21

Design/Technical choice (15 hrs.)

(Must include at least nine hours of 3000/4000 level course work)

THEA 1510Stage Costume

3

THEA 1610Scenic Production Laboratory

1 - 3

THEA 1630Stagecraft

3

THEA 2510Costume Patterning and Draping

3

THEA 2630Drafting for the Theatre

3

THEA 3610Rendering and Scene Painting

3

THEA 3660Stage and TV Lighting

3

THEA 4030Internship: Nebraska Shakespeare Festival

1 - 6

THEA 4500Costume Design

3

THEA 4510/THEA 8516Costume Design

3

THEA 4550History of Costume

3

THEA 4610Scene Design

3

OR other adviser approved courses

Total Credit Hours:15

Directing Minor Focus (21 hrs. total)

THEA 1000Theatre Laboratory

1

THEA 2310Acting I

3

THEA 4430Directing I

3

And

THEA 1510Stage Costume

3

Or

THEA 1630Stagecraft

3

Total Credit Hours:21

THEA 1000: three semesters

Directing choice (3-6 hrs.)

(Must include at least nine hours of 3000/4000 level course work)

THEA 2320Acting II

3

THEA 1220Movement for the Actor

3

THEA 3660Stage and TV Lighting

3

Total Credit Hours:3-6

THEA 1220: OR otheradviser approved courses

History/Literature choice (min. 3 hrs.)

THEA 3760Theatre History and Literature: Modern / 1850 to 2000

3

THEA 3770Theatre History and Literature: Contemporary

3

THEA 4780Theatre History and Literature: Classical to 1500

3

THEA 4790Theatre History and Literature: Renaissance to 1850

3

Scholarship Minor Focus (21 hrs. total)

THEA 1000Theatre Laboratory

1

THEA 3760Theatre History and Literature: Modern / 1850 to 2000

3

THEA 3770Theatre History and Literature: Contemporary

3

THEA 1000: three semesters

Additional Dramatic Literature (3 hrs.)

Choose one of the following:

ENGL 4080The American Drama

3

ENGL 4390Medieval Celtic Literature

3

ENGL 4350Shakespeare's Contemporaries

3

ENGL 4160Topics in American Regionalism

3

GERM 4440German Drama

3

SPAN 4440Spanish-American Theater

3

SPAN 4550Modern Drama of Spain

3

Total Credit Hours:3

SPAN 4550: OR other adviserapproved courses

Theatre Electives (3 hrs.)