Nov 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Theatre Arts Minor

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The Theatre Arts minor offers students the opportunity to explore various aspects of Theatre including acting for both stage and screen, design elements and their implementation, dramatic literature and history.

Please see the UNLV College of Fine Arts Department of Theatre web page at for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.  Degree worksheets are available at Minor in Theatre | Academics | University of Nevada, Las Vegas (




Please see advising information at the UNLV College of Fine Arts Advising Center




Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities




Learning Outcomes

  • Communication:  Actors learn to communicate the ideas of a play to an audience.  Designers and technicians enhance that communication visually. Collaboration is an essential technique for theatre artists.
  • Inquiry and Critical Thinking: Understanding and interpreting dramatic literature and forms requires research, analysis and evaluation to develop most effective methods to present ideas to each other and an audience.
  • Global/Multicultural Knowledge and Awareness: Theatre is a global tradition rooted in pre-history.  It’s study challenges, informs, and embraces all aspects of humanity.

Total Credits: 24

Courses Include:


Theatre minors wishing to enroll in courses designated for theatre majors only should consult with a department advisor for placement and specific requirements.

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