Metropolitan State University

THEA 387 : Theater History II: Contemporary

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: Goal LS - Upper Division Liberal Studies , Goal 06 - Humanities/Fine Arts
 
This course is for students interested in the implications of modern drama on our contemporary world. In this class, students explore some of the most exciting plays in modern and contemporary drama and experience the incredibly rich variety of theater offerings within their own community.
B. Course Effective Dates: 12/15/2012 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Articulate an informed personal reaction to works of contemporary theater ¿ in historical context.
  2. Demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in the arts and humanities.
  3. Engage in the creative process or interpretive performance.
  4. Respond critically to works in the arts and humanities.
  5. Understand those works as expressions of individual and human values within a historical and social context.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
Goal LS - Upper Division Liberal Studies
    None
Goal 06 - Humanities/Fine Arts
  1. Articulate an informed personal reaction to works in the arts and humanities.
  2. Understand those works as expressions of individual and human values within an historical and social context.
  3. Engage in the creative process or interpretive performance.
  4. Demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in the arts and humanities.
  5. Respond critically to works in the arts and humanities.
G. Special Information
Community Engagement