A minor in Theatre is an excellent complement to any degree program. WSC prepares you for all the areas of theatrical arts: If you have a love for the spotlight, Wayne State can build your foundation and help make you a well-rounded performer. Or, if your passion is design, writing, lighting, stage management, or teaching and directing, our theatre program gives you the hands-on experience and careful instruction necessary to help you realize your dreams. You will have the opportunity to participate in the annual Kennedy Center American Theatre Festival Region V and tour with our children’s theatre. You can join the WSC Drama Club, a thriving student organization with a busy programming schedule. Through courses in the Theatre minor, you’ll develop your critical and creative thinking skills, along with organization and communication skills, to help you build poise and confidence when it comes to work in any career.
2023-24 Academic Year
Required Courses: 21 hours
A minor must include a minimum of 12 hours unduplicated by your major(s) and minor(s). All theatre minors must take CNA 101 Introduction to Theatre to fulfill the CAT 4 General Studies requirement. In addition, all theatre minors must act in a minimum of two WSC Theatre mainstage production and must assist with build for a minimum of two WSC Theatre mainstage productions.
- CNA T120/220/320/420 Theatre Workshop (3)
- CNA 223 Acting (3)
- CNA 232 Stagecraft (3)
- CNA 318 Play Directing (3)
- CNA 331 Scene Design or CNA 387 Lighting (3)
- CNA 333 American Theatre or CNA 386 Modern World Drama (3)
- CNA 337 Costumes and Makeup for the Stage (3)