Theatre (THE)

THE 400 Focus on Film. (3) N
Specialized study of prominent film artists, techniques, and genres. Emphasis is on the creative process. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or 105.

THE 401 Focus on Multiethnic Film. (3) F, S, SS
Specialized study of major ethnic films and prominent film artists. Emphasis is on the creative process. Lecture, film viewing, papers. Prerequisite: ENG 101. General Studies: HU, C.

THE 420 History of the American Theatre. (3) F
History of the plays, artists, and events in the development of American theatre from colonial to modern times. General Studies: HU, H.

THE 421 History of the English Theatre. (3) S
History of the plays, artists, and events in the development of the theatre in England since the Restoration. General Studies: L2/HU.

THE 424 Trends in Theatre for Youth. (3) N
A survey of the history, literature, and contemporary practices in theatre for youth.

THE 425 History of Asian Theatre. (3) N
History and production techniques of theatre forms in India, China, and Japan. Prerequisite: 6 hours of theatre history or instructor approval. General Studies: L2/HU.

THE 430 History of Costume: Western Tradition. (3) N
Study of major costume styles throughout history of Western civilization and how these fashions reflected society. Exploration of how styles can be used by theatrical costumers.

THE 431 History of Costume: Non-Western Tradition. (3) N
Study of major costume styles of India, Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East and how these fashions reflected society. Exploration of how styles can be used by theatrical costumers.

THE 480 Methods of Teaching Theatre. (4) F
Methods of theatre instruction at the secondary school level.

THE 500 Research Methods. (1–3) F
Introduction to graduate study in theatre. <

B>THE 504 Studies in Dramatic Theory and Criticism. (3) F
Dramatic theory, criticism, and aesthetics from the classical period to the 19th century. Related readings in dramatic literature. Prerequisite: Theatre major.

THE 505 Studies in Dramatic Theory and Criticism. (3) S
Dramatic theory, criticism, and aesthetics from the 19th century to the present. Related readings in dramatic literature. Prerequisite: Theatre major.

THE 510 Studies in Literature. (1) F, S
Assigned individual reading programs in standard sources and masterpieces in theatre literature. Topics may be selected from the following:
(a) Acting–Directing
(b) Design–Technical
(c) History
(d) Criticism
May be repeated for credit in different sections.

THE 520 Theatre History and Literature I. (3) F
A survey of historiographical issues, historical periods, and theatre literature, through the 17th century.

THE 521 Theatre History and Literature II. (3) S
A survey of historiographical issues, historical periods, and theatre literature, from the 17th century to present.

THE 524 Advanced Studies in Theatre for Youth. (3) F
An in-depth study of the history, literature, and contemporary practice of theatre for youth. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

THE 591 Seminar. (3) A
Selected topics in child drama, community theatre, and theatre history. Prerequisite: written instructor approval.

THE 700 Advanced Research Methods. (3) F
Critical review of research, development, and design of research in theatre and theatre for youth.

THE 791 Seminar. (3) N
Selected topics offered on a revolving basis. May be repeated for credit when topic changes.

Omnibus Graduate Courses: See omnibus graduate courses that may be offered.

1996–98 Graduate Catalog Table of Contents

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