DRA 101 Introduction to Theatre

Traces the historical development of drama from its beginnings in the religious rituals of primitive tribal societies to its contemporary status. All aspects of production will be studied in relation to the overall impact of the play.

12415 Introduction to Theatre M 01:00PM-03:45PM Greenham 3

12840 Introduction to Theatre TTH 09:00AM-10:20AM Batty 3

09372 Introduction to Theatre Bates 3


DRA 106 Oral Communication of Literature

(This course is cross listed with COM106.) An introductory course in the techniques of selecting, preparing and delivering written materials in oral presentation to an audience. A brief review of the oral tradition in literature is also included.

12333 Oral Communication of Literature M 09:00AM-11:45AM Pitcher 3


DRA 151 Play Production

Practical hands-on experience in the technical, artistic and interpretive preparation of a dramatic presentation. All aspects of production are studied as they relate to theatre in general and applied in the preparation of a specific production. Course culminates in a public performance prepared and presented by the class on the University College campus.

12841 Play Production MW 09:00AM-10:20AM Bates 3


DRA 265 The American Movie

An examination of the sources of American film making, its historical development, its impact on our culture and movies as a mirror of that culture. Attention will be given to aesthetic and critical evaluations of the cinema. Prerequisite: ENG 101

12900 The American Movie TH 01:00PM-03:45PM Seymour 3

13043 The American Movie T 01:00PM-03:45PM Seymour 3

12927 The American Movie T 04:00PM-06:45PM St John 3


DRA 280 Introduction to Films

Provides students with a critical framework for interpreting films and demonstrates how film makers have treated various themes. Prerequisite: ENG 101

12427 Introduction to Films T 07:00PM-09:45PM Eisen 3

12842 Introduction to Films T 01:00PM-03:45PM Bates 3
12843 Introduction to Films W 04:00PM-06:45PM Bates 3


DRA 333 Gender, Race and the Frontier in the Western Film

This course will examine the Western film and the changing ideological and cultural perspectives that the genre expresses and encourages. Students will explore classic and revisionist westerns in their cultural and esthetic contexts with an eye towards what they say to us about gender, race, the frontier, and the nature of the American ideal. Prerequisite: DRA 280 or DRA 265 or permission from instructor

12423 Gender, Race and the Frontier in the Western Film T 04:00PM-06:45PM Eisen 3