Minors

In addition to the BFA programs, the department of theatre and fine arts offers a variety of minors. Through the College of Arts and Sciences, a minor is awarded to a student who has successfully completed a sequence of five courses in the appropriate discipline. This sequence of courses is determined by the student in consultation with a departmental advisor.

Current Minors

  • Art History
  • Dance
  • Design & Production
  • Fine Arts
  • Studio Arts
  • Theatre Studies

Dance Minor

Coordinator: Terri F. Vaughan, Professor and Chair

The minor in dance is awarded to a student who has successfully completed a sequence of five courses in dance. These must DAN 340 - Dance History and four courses of the student’s choice.

Suggested class sequence for the Novice dancer who has minimal to no formal training:

  • DAN/THR 113 - Ballet I
  • DAN/THR 230 - Jazz Dance I
  • DAN/THR 211 - Ballet III
  • DAN/THR 321 - Tap I
  • DAN/THR 311 - Jazz Dance III
  • DAN/THR 409 - Ballet V
  • DAN/THR 403 - Broadway Dance I

Suggested class sequence for the experienced dancer who has extensive formal training from a school or studio:

  • DAN/THR 114 - Ballet II
  • DAN/THR 231 - Jazz Dance II
  • DAN/THR 212 - Ballet IV
  • DAN/THR 322 - Tap II
  • DAN/THR 312 - Jazz Dance IV
  • DAN/THR 410 - Ballet IV
  • DAN/THR 404 - Broadway Dance II
  • DAN/THR 330 - Choreography

Design & Production Minor

Coordinator: Maureen Stevens, M.F.A.

The minor in design and production is awarded to the student who has successfully completed the following:

  • THR 103 - Introduction to Theatre
  • THR 104 - Stagecraft

Two courses from the following:

  • THR 217, 218, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 228, 229, 241, 243, 250, 347, 350,
  • FAA 344, 345

One additional theatre design/technology elective approved by the minor coordinator.

  • Three practicums (one credit each)

Theatre Studies, Art History, Fine Arts & Studio Arts Minors

Coordinator: Terri F. Vaughan, Professor and Chair