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THEA 280: Beginning Playwriting (3 credits)

Course Description

The course introduces structure, guidelines, and format of the monologue and short play; beginning with the conception of an idea, followed by effective outlining and research techniques, subsequent drafts, and the final product in a polished monologue and short play. (3)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for ENG 100

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze the theme, plot-structure, historical context, political and/or cultural commentary and influence on later works of three to five plays
  • Write monologues and scenes
  • Write a complete short play (one or two acts)

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