Why Choose the Theatre Arts Minor?
The Theatre Arts minor is designed for students who are interested in theater and want to add to their knowledge at the college level. Theatre complements many programs including Television amd Digital Media Production, Education, Recreation, Music Industry, Communication and Business. This minor involves course work in both the performance and technical aspects of theatrical production. It will provide students with a broad range of experience to balance their college experience and provide them with a unique and diversified background for future employment.
This Theatre Arts minor is open to any student admitted to Ferris State and pursuing a baccalaureate degree. The minor is designed to complement any Ferris major program. Students may use only one-third of the credits in a minor that overlap with the student's major. For example: If a minor is 18 credits, 6 credits may be applied to the minor that are also used in the major. Students may apply 6 credit hours of overlap between minors.
An academic minor may only be awarded upon completion of a baccalaureate degree at Ferris State. This minor requires a minimum of 21 credits with a minimum 2.0 grade average in these courses.
Also, 50 percent of the credits for a minor must be taught by Ferris State University.