Minor in Theatre
Explore Your Interest in Theatre
The School of Theatre and Dance offers several minors in theatre for students interested in supplementing their major program with studies in theatre. All students pursuing a minor in theatre complete general theatre coursework and select one area of specialization. Students do course work in acting, script analysis and design and technology and select one of several areas of concentration. Click on the links below for requirements for each of the minors.
Students who wish to minor in theatre must indicate that choice following enrollment at Kent State University.
Each minor in theatre program requires the completion of a minimum of 17-20 credit hours of coursework. All students pursuing a minor in theatre will complete a course in the art of theatre or the making of theatre. Additional coursework is tailored to the student's chosen specialization.
Theatre Performance Minor
The Theatre Performance Minor allows students to study the art of acting and relate the study and practice of performance to other disciplines.
Theatre and Social Change
The Theatre and Social Change minor acquaints the student with historic and cultural aspects of theatrical performance that have influenced the society in which we live.
The theatre management minor provides a background in the processes and techniques employed in production, stage and company management.
The theatre sound minor provides an understanding of the process and techniques employed in the sound design and its practice.
Lighting Design and Technology
The lighting design and technology minor provides an understanding of the process and practice of lighting design and technology.
The scene design minor provides an understanding of the process and practice of scene design.
The scenic technology minor provides an understanding of the processes and techniques employed in various aspects of scenic and properties construction.
Costume Design and Technology
The costume design and technology minor provides an understanding of the process and practice of costume design and construction.