Minor

Minor in Performance Studies (7 units)

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.

No course for any SoC minor may be taken utilizing the P/N option, and all classes must be completed at a grade of C- or better in order to apply toward a minor.

The Minor in Performance Studies is satisfied through successful completion of

TWO (2) Modules in the Department. Options are:

  • Performance Studies
  • Performance and Activism
  • Sound Cultures


Required courses
The minor requires a total of 7 units as follows:

Introductory Courses (2 courses)

  • PERF ST 200 Introduction to Performance Studies
  • GEN CMN (PERF ST) 203 Performance, Communication, and Culture

Five additional courses in performance studies or related disciplines (as approved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies) and satisfactory completion of two modules in Performance Studies.

*Students pursuing the Minor are allowed to count one of their PS courses towards both of the Module Requirements.