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Theatre Arts Minor MIN

Degree Type: Minor

College(s): Arts and Sciences

Required Courses  Credit Hours 
THTR 219 Beginning Technical Theatre 3
THTR 222 Acting 3
THTR 224 Theatre Practicum 1
THTR 319 Stage Management 2
Choose one:
THTR 331 Theatre History 1 3
THTR 332 Theatre History 2 3
Electives (Choose 9 credits from the following):
* (Include at least 6 credits at or above the 300/400 level)
THTR 220 Scene Painting 3
THTR 224 Theatre Practicum 1
THTR 225 Stage Make-Up 1
THTR 255 Educational Theatre 3
THTR 322 Advanced Acting 3
THTR 331 Theatre History 1 3
THTR 332 Theatre History 2 3
THTR 350 Lighting Design 3
THTR 423 Directing 3
THTR 424 Advanced Practicum 2
MUSI 251 Concert Choir 1
MUSI 458 Music Technology 3
COMM 231 Interpretive Reading 3

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.

Admission Requirements

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.

Graduation Requirements

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.

More Information

ADVISOR: Katherine LaPietra
PHONE: 231-591-2108
E-MAIL: Katherine_LaPietra@ferris.edu

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