Minor Programme in Theatre Studies
Students seeking to pursue the study of a minor programme need to fulfil 15 units of courses specified by the offering department/programme; note that no registration priority will be given to enrolment in minor courses. Upon completion of the 15 units required for the minor programmes, students should apply to the Academic Registry for approval.
The structure of the curriculum is as follows:
|I)||Required Courses||6 units|
|II)||Elective Courses||9 units|
|I.||Required Courses||6 units|
|HUMN2027 Introduction to the Art of Theatre||3 units|
|HUMN3005 Artistic Creativity and Aesthetics Awareness||3 units|
|II.||Elective Courses||9 units|
|Three of the following courses, of which at least one must be at Level 3 or above:|
|CHIL2035 Art of Kunqu||3 units|
|CHIL3056 Special Topics in Chinese Arts and Chinese Literature*||3 units|
|CHIL4066 Classical Chinese Drama||3 units|
|CHIL4076 Special Topics in Classical Chinese Fiction and Drama||3 units|
|ENGL2036 Pre-modern Drama||3 units|
|ENGL3066 Modern and Contemporary Drama||3 units|
|ENGL4086 Shakespeare and His Contemporaries||3 units|
|ENGL4105 Comparative Drama||3 units|
|HUMN2016 Performing as Human Experience||3 units|
|LANG3007 Modern and Contemporary Theatre: Appreciation
|TRAN3017 Drama Translation||3 units|
|WRIT3015 Scriptwriting for Theatre||3 units|
* CHIL3056 Special Topics in Chinese Arts and Chinese Literature can only count for the Minor in Theatre Studies if a playwright or dramatic topic is covered.
Students taking Theatre Studies as a Minor are strongly advised to take HUMN2027 Introduction to the Art of Theatre as the foundation course first before they progress to the elective component (3 other courses from the list). The other required course, HUMN3005 Artistic Creativity and Aesthetics Awareness, should be taken in their later stage of study.