General Education - Distributive Learning Requirements

General Education Distribution Area Cr. Hrs.
Fine Arts (FA)*
2 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: Art, CMT (Mass Media or Theatre), Music (includes Dance).
6
Humanities (HU)*
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: CMT (Communication), English, Linguistics. Philosophy, Women's and Gender Studies, World Languages and Cultures, (Note: No more than two foreign language courses may be used to fulfill this requirement.)
9

Behavioral/Social Sciences (SB)*

3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: African & African American Studies, Anthropology, Computer Science, Economics, Geography & Environmental Studies, History, Justice Studies, Latino & Latin American Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work

9

Natural Sciences (NS and NSL)**

3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study; one course must have a laboratory component (NSL): Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics (Note: If an FYE ANTH that counts as Natural Science is taken, only one Biology course may be used for Natural Science).

9

Math/Quantitative Reasoning (MA)

1 Math course, that has intermediate Algebra as prerequisite OR is a course listed on the General Education Distributive Learning List of Approved Courses. Any 3 hour college level math course, beyond Intermediate Algebra, meets this requirement.

At least 3
*

Majors in Fine Arts, Humanities or Social/Behavioral Sciences, may waive up to 6 credit hours of General Education requirements in the corresponding distribution area.

**

 Majors in Natural Sciences may waive up to 9 credit hours of General Education requirements in the Natural Sciences distribution area.

 

Students should also be aware of all other university requirements to obtain a degree - NEIU requirements

Minor in Theatre (18 credit hours)

Required Courses
Select two of the following Performance courses:6
Acting 2 1
Acting 1
Directing
Playwriting
Children's Theatre Workshop:Elementary
Children's Theatre Workshop:Middle and High School
Experimental Theatre
Drama For Teaching And Learning
Select one of the following Design/Technical Theatre courses:3
Stagecraft
Makeup
Set Design
Lighting Design 2
Costume Design 2
Stage Management 2
Select one of the following Literature/History courses:3
History of Theatre 1
History of Theatre 2
Contemporary Theatre
Select one of the following Dramatic Literature courses:3
Special Topics In Theatre
American Social Problem Plays
Realism and Naturalism
Women Playwrights
Melodrama
American Musical Theatre
Elective:
One (CMTT) any level course3
Total Hours18
1

CMTT-221 or equivalent prerequisite

2

CMTT-130 prerequisite

Students interested in a CMT major or minor should consult with the Department chairperson.