Curriculum Committee

Form B


Rev: 04/2005


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University of Minnesota, Morris


Curriculum Committee Form B:

Discipline Objectives and Requirements



Show the complete text of any section being changed with additions underlined and deletions in strikethrough font. If no changes are being proposed in a section, indicate "no change" in that section.


All changes become effective the fall semester following Campus Assembly approval.


Date:  September 25, 2006

Discipline/Division:  Theatre / Humanities



I.     Introductory Statement: 

No change


II.   Objectives:

No change


III.  Assessment of the Major – How do proposed curricular changes affect the assessment of the goals and objectives of the major?:

No change


IV. Requirements for a Major:

Th 1101-The Theatre Experience: An Introduction

Th 1111-Fundamentals of Acting

Th 1301-Fundamentals of Design

Th 2101-Fundamentals of Directing

Th 2301-Stagecraft

Th 3101-World Theatre: History and Literature I

Th 3102-World Theatre: History and Literature II

Th 3201 Advanced Acting

or Th 3202-Advanced Directing 

Th 4901-Senior Project


one course from:

Th 2111-Creative Drama with Children

Th 2201-Voice and Movement

Th 2211-Oral Interpretation

Th 2221-Readers' Theatre

Th 3001-Theatre Scene Painting Studio 

Th 3003-Stage Management 

Th 3201 Advanced Acting

Th 3202-Advanced Directing 

Th 3301-Stage Lighting

Th 3302-Stage Costuming

Th 3303-Computer-Assisted Drawing

Th 4301-Scenic Design

*six major production responsibilities (three four of which must be in a faculty-directed production, all others must be pre-approved by faculty, and three of which must be in the junior and senior years).

*a portfolio review in the junior third year.

*at least one para-programmatic theatre experience that is arranged through a theatre arts faculty member and may take any number of forms, e.g., an internship with a theatre company, study abroad, or theatre tour to New York (Th 1040) or London (Th 1050)


Up to 4 credits of coursework with a grade of D may be used to meet the major requirements if offset by an equivalent number of credits of A or B. Required courses may not be taken S-N. 


V.    Requirements for a Minor:

No change


VI.  Requirements for Teacher Preparation:

No change


VII. Cluster Headings:



VIII. Other heading (include heading title) :