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2012 - 2013

Minor in Theatre Arts Studies
(19–20 hours)


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  1. Complete the following prerequisite courses:
  2. Complete and submit declaration form for the theatre arts studies minor to the department office (D-581 HFAC).
  3. Complete the following core courses:
      TMA 115 : From Theatre to Performance Studies: An Introduction. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      TMA 115 : From Theatre to Performance Studies: An Introduction. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: Theatre arts studies major or minor status; or BFA acting major or acting pre-major status; or theatre education major status.
      DESCRIPTION: Textual analysis of traditional plays. Introduction to performance studies. Ritual, play, performativity, performing, performance processes, and global and intercultural performance.

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      TMA 201 : Dramatic Performance: Antiquity to Renaissance. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      TMA 201 : Dramatic Performance: Antiquity to Renaissance. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Spring
      DESCRIPTION: Civilization from Greek antiquity through Renaissance, primarily from perspective of dramatic literature and performance. Ways in which performance functions within particular socioeconomic, political, religious, and aesthetic perspectives.
      NOTE: This course is part of a GE Mosaic. See ge.byu.edu/mosaic-list for more information.

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      TMA 202 : Dramatic Performance: Renaissance to the Present. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      TMA 202 : Dramatic Performance: Renaissance to the Present. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter; Summer
      DESCRIPTION: Civilization from Renaissance through present, primarily from perspective of dramatic literature and performance. Ways in which performance functions within particular socioeconomic, political, religious, and aesthetic perspectives.
      NOTE: This course is part of a GE Mosaic. See ge.byu.edu/mosaic-list for more information.

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  4. Complete one course from the following:
      TMA 123 : Acting Fundamentals. (2:4:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      TMA 123 : Acting Fundamentals. (2:4:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      DESCRIPTION: Fundamental acting skills: exercises in perception, objective/action, thought processes, scoring of scripts. Lab required.

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      TMA 236 : Directing Fundamentals. (2:4:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      TMA 236 : Directing Fundamentals. (2:4:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: TMA 115 for theatre arts studies majors or minors, or BFA acting majors. Theatre education major or minor status or instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Fundamental elements of stage directing, including observation, collaboration, imagination, casting, working with actors, camera, spaces, words, images, rehearsals, and final product. Lab required.

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      TMA 251 : Playwriting 1. (3:4:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Independent Study also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: TMA 115 or instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Basic playwriting principles through reading, completing writing assignments, testing, and writing the first draft of a one-act play.

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      TMA 352 : Drama in the Elementary Classroom. (2:4:Arr)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      TMA 352 : Drama in the Elementary Classroom. (2:4:Arr)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Independent Study also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: Theatre education major status: TMA 101 or 102; TMA 276. Or early childhood education or elementary education major status. Or instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Varied teaching methodologies for application of drama within the pre-K--6 classroom. Dual emphasis on Utah state elementary drama standards as well as integration with core curricula.

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      TMA 380 : Dramaturgy Theory and Practice. (3:4:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      TMA 380 : Dramaturgy Theory and Practice. (3:4:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: TMA 115; or instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Research and apply hands-on theatrical skills in four critical studies areas: literary management, production dramaturgy, new play development, educational outreach.

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  5. Complete one course from the following:
      TMA 260R : Theatre Production 2. (1:0:4)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      TMA 260R : Theatre Production 2. (1:0:4)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: TMA 160 and instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Practical experience in the scene shop, costume shop, and lighting lab. Hands-on training for further production experience.

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      : Theatre Production 2: Costumes.
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      : Theatre Production 2: Make-up/Props/Lighting.
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      : Theatre Production 2: Theatre Education.
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      : Theatre Production 2: Scene Shop.
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      TMA 360R : Theatre Production 3. (1:0:4)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      TMA 360R : Theatre Production 3. (1:0:4)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: TMA 160; and instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Advanced practical experience in specialized shops or backstage experience on realized productions.

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      : Theatre Production 3: Costume/Makeup.
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      : Theatre Production 3: Scenery/Props.
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      : Theatre Production 3: Lights/Sound.
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      : Theatre Production 3: Stage Management.
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  6. Complete one course from the following:

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