Enhance Your Major

ODU's minor in Theatre focuses on performance, dramatic form and dramatic literature.

Oral, written, and visual communication skills are all developed by the minor, as well as project management and interpersonal strategies - keys to success in any career. Students majoring in any program may choose a minor in Theatre.

Students are encouraged to attend theatre productions and participate in Panther Players, ODU’s student-run theatre troupe.

View course descriptions for pre- and co-requisites.

Courses Credits
THR 181 Introduction to Theatre 3
THR 270 Acting 3

Select one course from the following:

Courses Credits
ENG 456 Studies in Drama 3
ENG 463 Age of Shakespeare 3

Select 6 credits from the following:

Courses Credits
THR 244 Oral Interpretation 3
THR 305 Playwriting 3
THR 310 Practicum in Theatre 3
THR 497 Internship 3
THR 1/2/3/485 Special Topics in Theatre 3
THR 2/3/486 Independent Study 3
Total Credits Required 15

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For more information about adding this minor to your education plan, please contact the Office of Advising & Student Success.

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