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Performance and Literature

General

Prefix

CMST

Course Number

310

Course Level

Undergraduate

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Liberal Arts

Description

Theory and practice in performance of literature with a focus on analyzing texts for performance; developing and critiquing performances.

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking by creating, organizing, and enacting competent performances of literature.

Outcome

Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking by constructing effective arguments, both expository and aesthetic.

Outcome

Recognize major communication theories.

Outcome

Apply major communication theories related to performing literature to a variety of contexts.

Outcome

Critique performances of literature, both dramatic and non-dramatic.

Outcome

Critique social and cultural structures through writing and performance.

Course Outline

Course Outline

Theories of performance of literature/oral interpretation. 25% Methods of performance of literature/oral interpretation. 25% Creating and presenting performances of literature. 25% Analyses of performances of literature. 13% Ethical issues in the performance of literature. 12%

Dependencies

Programs

CMST310 is a completion requirement for: