The undergraduate minor in theatre arts requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in theatre arts courses, including 12 s.h. in courses considered advanced for the minor taken at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a cumulative g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Course work in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass. Students must complete all prerequisites for the courses they choose for the minor.

Most theatre courses are open to students minoring in theatre arts except THTR:2140 Acting I, which is normally reserved for students earning the theatre arts major. Theatre arts minors who are interested in acting usually take THTR:1140 Basic Acting and THTR:1141 Basic Acting II. Then they may request permission to enroll in THTR:3140 Acting II. When enrollment allows, they also may request permission to take THTR:2140 Acting I.

The following courses are considered advanced for the minor.

THTR:1141Basic Acting II3
THTR:2140Acting I3
THTR:2200Elements of Design3
THTR:2215Theatre Technology3
THTR:2301Playwriting I3
THTR:2402Script Analysis3
THTR:2410History of Theatre and Drama I3
THTR:2411History of Theatre and Drama II3
Courses numbered 3000 or above, excluding THTR:3287 (some courses require special permission)

Contact the Department of Theatre Arts for more information about how to meet the requirements for the minor.