This course is an historical survey of Western Drama from the High Renaissance in England to the Modern Period in America. Students read well-known plays of each period, including popular contemporary pieces. Through group readings and discussions of the plays, oral interpretation, and writing, students explore theme, plot, character, and other dramatic entities. Field trips to area theaters may be scheduled. This course satisfies the Gordon Rule writing requirement. A grade of "C" or higher must be attained.
Survey of Drama: High Renaissance to Present
REA 0017 or REA 0011 or REA 0019 and ENC 0025 or ENC 0021or ENC 0022 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher for each course) or appropriate placement test scores. Students who are not required to take the common placement test or enroll in developmental education courses do not have to satisfy prerequisites.