May 30, 2020
Drama majors and minors are expected to participate in the production program and attend all theatre productions and department meetings. The minimum passing grade is C for all required courses. The total credits required for the major (including the prerequisite) is 33.
Requirements for Major - Total Credits: 33
Drama 202-Acting I Credits: 3
History, Literature, Criticism (9 Credits)
Elect one course from the following:
- select another Dramatic Literature course with approval of program director or advisor Credits: 3
Design/Tech Credits: (8 Credits)
Elect 4 credits from two of three areas:
Requirements for Drama Minor - Totlal Credits: 16
History, Literature, Criticism
Elect 4 credits from one of the following areas:
The activities of the drama department include the main season of major production and the Studio Laboratory Theatre Series, as well as professional theatre companies, guest artists, and ballet troupes. In addition, each summer the department sponsors the professional Heritage Theatre Festival. All productions are presented in the Helms and Culbreth Theatres located in the Department of Drama building on Culbreth Road.
Requirements for Minor in Dance: Dance minors are required to take five credits of Technique including the Modern and Ballet requirements. Students will be required to take two courses (3 credits) in Composition, 6 credits of dance elecives, and one Production/Design course within the Drama Department. Students will also be required to take Modern Dance History. Inaddition to the coursework, dance minors will be required to participate in 1-2 dance performances within the department.
Total credits required for the minor is 20.
Modern Technique (2 credits)
Ballet & Jazz Technique (choose 3 credits)
History, Literature, Criticism (3 credits)
Electives (6 credits) from
Analysis/Bartenieff Fundamentals (3)
Production (3 credits) from
For more information, contact Professor LaVahn Hoh, Undergraduate Advisor, Department of Drama, Drama Building, 109 Culbreth Rd., P.O. Box 400128, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4128; (434) 924-8962 or (434) 924-3326; www.virginia.edu/drama.
Note: Course prerequisites may be waived with instructor permission.