Description of Courses


CST 100 and CST 100 DE Principles of Public Speaking (3 credits each)

Applies theory and principles of public address with emphasis on composition and delivery. Lecture 3 hours per week.


CST 131-132 Acting I-II (3 credits each)

Develops personal resources and explores performance skills through such activities as theatre games, role playing, improvisation, work on basic script units and performance of scenes. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.


CST 136 Theatre Workshop (3 credits)

May be repeated for credit.

Enables students to work in various activities of play production. The student participates in performance, set design, stage carpentry, sound, costuming, lighting, stage managing, props, promotion or stage crew. Variable hours per week.


CST 137 Oral Interpretation (3 credits)

Studies the theory of practice of performing various types of literature: prose, poetry and drama. Emphasizes the relationship among the oral interpreter, the literary work and the audience. Lecture 3 hours per week.


CST 141 Theatre Appreciation (3 credits)

Aims to increase knowledge and enjoyment of theatre. Considers process, style, organization, written drama and performed drama. Lecture 3 hours per week.