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Northwestern School of Communication

Minor in Performance Studies

The Department of Performance Studies explores performance in all its forms, extending and deepening the understanding of performance as central to the human condition. 

The Minor in Performance Studies offers training for students interested in pursuing the theories, methodologies, and techniques of performance to develop artistic and/or scholarly work in other primary disciplines across the University.

For policies and advising, see Office of Undergraduate Programs and Advising.

Visit the minor's Academic Catalog listing to see specific requirements, which include: 

  • Students must take and pass 7 units of credit.
  • They must include 2 introductory PERF_ST courses
  • They must include 5 additional courses in Performance Studies or a related disciplines, as approved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies.