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English and Theater

Requirements for an Interdisciplinary Major

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English/Theater – Interdisciplinary Major requirements:

The interdisciplinary major in English and theater focuses on the dramatic arts, broadly construed, with an emphasis on the critical and embodied study of drama and literature.

Students of English and theater may blend introductory and advanced course work in both fields, while maintaining flexibility in the focus of their work. Students who decide to take this major are encouraged to work with advisors in both fields. Honors theses in English and theater are listed as honors in both departments. Students completing an honors project should be guided by faculty in both fields. Students who decide to take this major are encouraged to work with advisors in both fields. Students wishing to study abroad are allowed to count two courses in approved study away programs toward the requirements for the major.

English/Theater – Interdisciplinary Major requirements:

  1. An English first-year seminar or introductory course (numbered 1100–1999).
  2. One introductory theater course (numbered 1100–1999).
  3. One course from English on drama before 1800, such as English 1115, English 2200, or the equivalent in English or another department.
  4. One course in modern drama, such as English 2452, 2654, or the equivalent in English or another department.
  5. One advanced course in theater (numbered 3000–3999), and one advanced English seminar (numbered 3000–3999).
  6. One elective in English and one elective in theater or dance at the intermediate level (numbered 2000–2969).
  7. Any three additional courses in theater.

NOTE: For a complete description of a specific course, please refer to the College Catalogue

08/07/2015

Minors:

A student completing an interdisciplinary major in English and Theater may not also declare a minor in either English or Theater, nor a major in English. A student may, however, also complete a minor in Dance, so long as courses are not "double-dipped" to create the minor.

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