University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    Jun 28, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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THTR 485 - Musical Theatre History I

(3 units)
An exploration and analysis of masterpieces of the musical theatre from the middle of the 20th century through the present.

Prerequisite(s): THTR 274 ; Junior or Senior standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. explain major trends in art forms that influenced musical theatre history from the 1700’s through the 1960’s. (CO1, CO3, CO7)
2. situate musical theatre movements within their social, political, and cultural contexts. (CO1, CO3, CO7)
3. pose and assess questions about the making of musical theatre history, identifying cultural constructs that factor into that production.(CO1, CO3, CO7)
4. explain the relationship between the development of traditional theatre forms and their influence on musical theatre today. (CO1, CO3, CO7)
5. compare theatre history movements from different areas of the world and their influence on the early musical theatre art form. (CO1, CO3, CO7)

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