A minor in drama supports all other majors. Drama coursework cultivates the following skills:

  • public speaking & communication
  • writing
  • critical thinking
  • team building
  • design aesthetics

With a minor in drama you gain an understanding and practical knowledge of all the elements of theatre, and you acquire skills businesses are looking for: creative thinking, collaborative work, time management, and the ability to speak publicly.

Students who minor in drama are welcome to participate fully in the life of the department. Opportunities include onstage and behind-the-scenes, including the costume shop, scene shop, and box office. The department provides numerous ways for students to gain practical experience and marketable skills. Additionally, all drama students crew productions.

Crew Positions for every show:

  • stage hand
  • costume assistant
  • light operator
  • sound operator
  • stage manager & assistant stage manager