Playwriting, Minor

This minor is designed for students interested in writing for stage and screen. Uniting the study of significant works of drama with the creative writing process, students explore diverse styles of plays, playwrights, theories, forms, and movements.  This minor includes course options from the Departments of English, Communications Studies, and Media and Screen Studies.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Required Courses

THTR 1101Introduction to Theatre4
THTR 2330Playwriting4


Complete two of the following:8
Introduction to Shakespeare
Communication and Storytelling
Classics of Global Theatre
Rebels of Modern Drama
Classics of 20th-Century American Drama
From Script to Stage
Boston Theatre Experience
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in Theatre
Creative Storytelling for Social Engagement
Queer Theatre and Performance
Devised Theatre Project: Collaborative Performance

GPA Requirement

2.000 GPA required in the minor