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The minor in theatre arts and studies requires a total of 21 credits. Courses taken at another institution that are not directly equivalent to a JHU course may not apply towards the minor without permission of the Director of Undergraduate Studies.

The courses must be taken for letter grades and receive a grade of C- or higher. The required courses are:

  • AS.225.100 Introduction to Theatre OR AS.225.300 Contemporary Theatre & Film
  • AS.225.301 Acting I
  • AS.225.302 Acting II
  • AS.220.105 Fiction Poetry Writing I
  • One theatre history course*
  • One drama course in other program**
  • One additional theatre course***

*Current options include: AS.225.328 The Existential Drama: Philosophy and Theatre of the Absurd and AS.225.345 History of Modern Theatre & Drama. Students may speak to the director of undergraduate studies about other options.

**Courses are identified by the POS-Tag THEA-DRAMA. Alternatively, another theatre history course from within the program (not counted toward another requirement) may apply toward this requirement with permission of the director of undergraduate studies.

***This course may be an acting, theatre production, playwriting, or theatre history course.