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THE 241 - Theatre History II

Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credits: 3

Description: This course is a study of the history of theatre from the Classical Era to 1700 and focuses on the interrelationship of theatre and society. Topics include important events in theatre design and technology, performance practices, and dramatic literature.

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 100  and RDG 100  with a minimum grade of C.
Course Topics:
  • Historical Foundations of Theatre
  • Cultural Influence of Theatre
  • Theatrical Design
  • Acting Traditions
  • Genres of Dramatic Literature

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Access to a computer with Windows 2000 or newer; ability to format documents as .doc, .docx, .rtf, or .html
  • Internet access.

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify the major time periods and geographic areas associated with the history of theatre.
  2. Identify performance practices and design elements from various times and places.
  3. Analyze the diversity of cultural, economic, and/or political environments as they affected theatre throughout history.
  4. Analyze dramatic literature with consideration of historical contexts.
  5. Research contemporary theatre productions of plays writtern from 1770 - present.

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