Minor in Theatre

Units required for Minor: 18

Program Description

The California State University, Sacramento Department of Theatre and Dance fosters student-learning to advance critically-thinking, creative and collaborative artists. It provides a broad and thorough foundation of the history, theory, literature and the practice of theatre and dance to students who wish to pursue post graduate studies or join the profession. The Department of Theatre and Dance offers an imaginative and ambitious program of historical and contextual studies supported by studio and production work. Our mission challenges students to be independent thinkers. Our department provides a collaborative, artistic environment that reflects a richly complex and diverse global perspective complemented by national and international faculty and staff experience.

Program Requirements

Required Lower Division Courses (9 Units)
THEA 2History of the Theatre: Ancient to Renaissance3
or THEA 3 Theatre History After 1660
THEA 11Acting Study I3
Select one of the following:3
Stage Makeup and Costume Construction
Required Upper Division Courses (9 Units)
THEA 120APracticum in Technical Production1
THEA 121Rehearsal and Performance1
Select two of the following:6
Script Analysis
Voice and Movement I
Voice and Movement II
Acting Study II
Musical Theatre
Acting Study III: Advanced Acting
Audition Technique
Acting Styles: Shakespeare
Multicultural Puppetry
Children's Theatre
Lighting and Set Design
Costume Design
Black Drama in the African Diaspora
Women and Theatre: Staging Diversity
African American Theatre and Culture
Contemporary Chicano/Latino Theatre: Themes and Performance 1965-Present
Multicultural Perspectives in American Theatre
Multicultural Perspectives in American Film
Special Problems in Theatre
Total Units18