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 (some courses require special permission)

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