Theatre Arts (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2018–Spring 2019 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Theatre Arts
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Department:  Theatre Arts

Program Requirements

TA 240Stagecraft I3
or TA 241 Stagecraft II
TA 320Acting I3
or TA 322 Acting The Black Experience - AH, D1
TA 326Cultural Diversity in Performance - AH, D13
TA 350Theatre Performance and Production (two semesters, 1/2 credit for each)1
TA 371Script Analysis3
Select two courses from a single one of the following areas:6
Acting/Directing:
Acting II
Directing
Acting III
Directing the Black Experience
Stage Management
Design/Technical Theatre:
Stagecraft I
Stagecraft II
Introduction to Scene Design
Introduction to Costume Design
Introduction to Stage Lighting
Problems in Technical Theatre
Topics: Scene Design
Scenographic Techniques
Topics: Costume Design
Topics: Lighting Design
Theatre History/Literature:
Classical to Medieval Theatre History - WR
Renaissance to Romantic Theatre History - WR
Modern and Contemporary Theatre History
African-American Women in Theatre - AH, D1, WR
History of the African-American Theatre - AH, D1, WR
Asian Theatre
Playscript Interpretation - WR
African-American Theatre:
Acting The Black Experience - AH, D1
Introduction to Hip-Hop Theatre - AH, D1, WR
African-American Women in Theatre - AH, D1, WR
History of the African-American Theatre - AH, D1, WR
Black Dramatic Literature - AH, D1
Directing the Black Experience
Minimum Total Hours19

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville.