Theatre Arts, Minor

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The undergraduate minor in theatre arts requires 15 s.h. in theatre arts coursework, including 12 s.h. in courses numbered 2000 or above taken at the University of Iowa. Students may count THTR:1141 Basic Acting II as one of the courses included in the 12 s.h. total mentioned above. Students must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass. Students must complete all prerequisites for the courses they choose for the minor. A maximum of 3 s.h. of equivalent transfer or study abroad credit may be applied toward the minor.

All theatre arts courses are available to students who minor in theatre. Students who wish to take THTR:2140 Acting I must request permission through the Department of Theatre Arts office. Minors who are interested in acting also may take THTR:1140 Basic Acting and THTR:1141 Basic Acting II, and then may ask for permission to enroll in THTR:3140 Acting II.

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