Dr. Popple, who teaches in theatre and women’s & gender studies, says art encourages people to be open-minded because it requires empathy.
Theatre arts course catalog
SHELLEY COOPER, Assistant Professor
B.A., Hanover; M.F.A., University of Central Florida
JEFF COUSSENS, Professor, Chair
A.B., Augustana; M.F.A., Indiana
ANDY GUTSHALL, Assistant Professor
B.S., Illinois State, M.F.A., University of Nebraska
JENNIFER POPPLE, Assistant Professor
B.A., Drake University; M.Ed., University of Utah; Ph.D. University of Colorado
Major in Theatre
31 credits, including THEA-141, THEA-240, THEA-242, THEA-244, THEA-301, THEA-341, THEA-343, THEA-350, THEA-450, THEA-460; THEA-314 or THEA-315; one elective from the following: THEA-314, THEA-315, THEA-340, THEA-344, THEA-410; at least two practical theatre experiences including one at the 245 level and one at the 345 or 445 level.
Minor in Theatre
18 credits in Theatre Arts including THEA141 (Introduction to Theatre) and 15 additional credits in theatre, 6 of which must be at the 300-400 level.