Twin Cities Campus
Theatre Arts Minor
Theatre Arts & Dance Dept
College of Liberal Arts
Link to a list of faculty for this program.
Department of Theatre Arts and Dance, 580 Rarig Center, 330 21st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455 (612-625-6699; fax: 612-625-6334)
The University of Minnesota offers a minor in Theatre Arts, drawing from the varied research and creative expertise of its MA/PhD and MFA faculty. Students create a customized program by selecting courses to support the following: scholarly research related to performance, theatre, drama, or dance; creative practice that involves performance, stage design or technology; or professional development in other fields, such as education or social work, in which expertise in performance theory or practice is an asset.
Prerequisites for Admission
Special Application Requirements:
Students interested in the minor are strongly encouraged to confer with their major field advisor and director of graduate studies, and the Theatre Arts director of graduate studies regarding feasibility and requirements.
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Use of 4xxx courses towards program requirements is not permitted.
Coursework is chosen in consultation with the Theatre Arts director of graduate studies. The minimum cumulative GPA for minor field coursework is 3.5.
Required Coursework (9 to 12 credits)
Master's students select 9 credits, and doctoral students select 12 credits in consultation with the Theatre Arts director of graduate studies.
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Students may not complete the program with more than one sub-plan.