ENGL& 114 Introduction to Drama • 5 Cr.


Introduces drama as literature, emphasizing conventions, styles, and techniques. Students read, analyze, and interpret works of traditional and modern playwrights. Recommended: ENGL& 101 placement or higher.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a comfortable level of reading and understanding the language of drama
  • Show a sense of how drama developed through history
  • Develop a process of analyzing dramatic works
  • Read various dramatic forms with insight
  • Improve inferential reading skills
  • Identify controlling ideas and themes in drama
  • Improve writing skills
  • Use evidence from texts to support thesis statements
  • Enjoy drama and appreciate what it can do as a form