The Catholic University of America

Minor in Drama

A minor in drama supports all other majors. Drama coursework cultivates the following skills:

  • public speaking & communication
  • writing
  • critical thinking
  • team building
  • design aesthetics

Students who minor in drama are welcome to participate fully in the life of the department. Opportunities include onstage and behind-the-scenes, including the costume shop, scene shop, and box office. The department provides numerous ways for students to gain practical experience and marketable skills. Additionally, all drama students crew productions.

Crew Positions for every show:

  • stage hand
  • costume assistant
  • light operator
  • sound operator
  • stage manager & assistant stage manager 

New! Minor
in Performing Arts Management


Drama Minor Requirements

DR 101 – Theatre I
DR 104 – Theatre II
DR 206 – Acting I 

Two courses from the following:

DR 201 – Theatre Topics
DR 202 – Theatre Topics
DR 305 – Theater Topics III 

One course from the following:

DR 207 – Intro to Design
DR 312 – Directing
DR 565 – Playwriting I