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Theatre Minor - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: , CIP: 36.0117 Theatre/Theater)

Department of Theatre and Dance

285 Alumni Arena
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14620-5030

Lynne Koscielniak
Chair, Department of Theatre/Dance

Meredith Conti, PhD
Director of Theatre BA

Vincent O'Neill
Director of Thetare BFA, Theatre & Performance Concentration

Veronica Sedota
Assistant to the Chair

Katie Mallinson
Academic Manager

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Completing the Theatre Minor Program

Academic Requirements

Minors are able to tailor their coursework to their area of interest: acting, design, technology, or literature. Some upper level courses do have prerequisites, or required sequencing, that may need to be taken to fulfill requirements.

Transfer Credit Policy

Students wishing to transfer into the Department of Theatre & Dance should consult with the Program Director and Academic Manager in order to assess applicable coursework toward their degree. Transfer coursework is evaluated by our faculty, and requires the submission of a course syllabus as well as previous transcripts. Students will be placed in the appropriate level of technique courses based on this evaluation, which may not correspond directly to student’s academic year.

Prerequisite Courses

TH 101 Introduction to Theatre
TH 106 Introduction to Technical Theatre and TH 135 or TH 136 Practicum
TH 108 Basic Acting I

Required Courses

TH 101 Introduction to Theatre
TH 106 Introduction to Technical Theatre and TH 135 or TH 136 Practicum
TH 108 Basic Acting I
One 300/400-level theatre history and/or literature course
Minimum of 9 further credit hours at the 200/300 level, none of which may be studios or independent studies

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Theatre Minor
Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificate22

Minors and certificates must be completed in conjunction with a major and all university degree requirements must be met.

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or minor requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

 
Published: Dec 05, 2019 11:41:46