A history of the theatre from the origin of tragedy through English drama of the 17th century. A study of dramatic literature and elements of the theatre designed to enhance the student’s appreciation of contemporary theatrical practices in the staging of the “classics”.
Script analysis and directing principles with studies in the direction of contemporary scenes one-act plays.
Under the supervision of the faculty course supervisor, the student may pursue an extensive study of a particular area which fits his/her academic needs but is not available in the regular curriculum. Each proposal must be approved the preceding term by the student’s advisor, the faculty course supervisor, and the department chair person. Total credit for any combination of enrollments in these courses may not exceed six semester hours. See semester hour limits listed under Course Restrictions in General Regulations section.