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Summary of Fields of Study

  1. Goal(s)

  • Upon completion of the Theatre major, students will have an understanding of the nature and function of dramatic form, a broad knowledge of the processes of theatrical production, developed a comprehensive understanding of the history of the theatre, the ability to analyze and communicate a dramatic text to an audience, able to make effective use of the research tools available to the theatre artist, critic and historian, will value the art of the theatre as a means of understanding the human condition within society, and appreciate the function of art and artist within the community, developed a commitment to the pursuit of artistic excellence and integrity, and subscribe to the dictum: "Love the art in yourself; not yourself in art".

  • The Major(s)

    • The Department offers one major: Theatre. There is a choice of four emphases within the Theatre major. These are: 1) Acting, 2) Design and Technology, 3) Integrated, and 4) Theatre Administration.

  • The Minor(s)

    • The Department offers two minors: 1) Theatre, and 2) Theatre-Education.

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