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All Modules

Acting for the Screen

Department(s):
Radio/Television/Film and Theatre
Eligibility:
Radio/Television/Film Majors and Theatre Majors

A course of study designed for RTVF and Theatre Majors who wish to focus on the craft of performance for narrative cinema, television, and web media.

Children and Communication

Department(s):
Communication Sciences and Disorders, Communication Studies, and Theatre
Eligibility:
All SoC Majors

Students will study the nuanced interplay between biology and environment that contribute to building developmental foundations for communication.

Comedy Arts

Department(s):
Radio/Television/Film
Eligibility:
All NU Undergraduates

Students will explore the field of comedy in fields of television, film, theatre, stand-up, prose, performance and sketch.

Creative Writing for the Media

Department(s):
Radio/Television/Film
Eligibility:
All SoC Majors

The Creative Writing for the Media module is designed to encourage mastery of the art and craft of writing for screen, stage, television and all forms of narrative media.

Digital Media

Department(s):
Communication Studies
Eligibility:
All NU Undergraduates

Students in the Digital Media Module explore the use, design, and implications of digital communication and information technologies.

Directing for the Screen

Department(s):
Radio/Television/Film
Eligibility:
Radio/Television/Film Majors

The Directing for the Screen module is for focused study and practice of narrative motion picture directing.

Health Communication

Department(s):
Communication Studies
Eligibility:
All SoC Majors

Principles of health communication will be applied and examined in the context of their impact on patient safety, individual and population health outcomes, and organizational workflow in healthcare systems.

Media and Creative Markets

Department(s):
Communication Studies
Eligibility:
All SoC Majors

Students will investigate the histories and contemporary conditions of media and creative markets and explore how power, capital, value, labor and regulation affect culture.

Media Arts and Game Design

Department(s):
Radio/Television/Film
Eligibility:
All NU Undergraduates

The Media Arts and Game Design module explores the foundations of digital interactive art, gaming, creativity for web, sensor based interactions, and useful daily applications of digital media.

Music Theater Choreography

Department(s):
Theatre
Eligibility:
All SoC Majors

The Music Theater Choreography module explores the unique challenges in creating choreography for music theatre grounded in an appreciation of the traditions as well as contemporary practice.

Performance and Activism

Department(s):
Performance Studies
Eligibility:
All NU Undergraduates

The Performance and Activism module explores how modes of performance inspire and generate activism toward human rights in areas of freedom of expression, environmental and economic justice, gender rights, and political equity.

Performance Studies, Analyses & Applications

Department(s):
Performance Studies
Eligibility:
All NU Undergraduates

In this module, students will explore the interdisciplinary field of performance studies, learning fundamental theories, histories, and practices in/of performance.

Playwriting

Department(s):
Theatre
Eligibility:
All NU Undergraduates

Responding to the heightened enthusiasm for the generation of new works in the SoC, the Playwriting module is designed to nurture a community of playwrights, ultimately preparing them to present themselves effectively to the profession.

Sound Cultures

Department(s):
Performance Studies and Radio/Television/Film
Eligibility:
All SoC Majors

The Sound Cultures module explores the interdisciplinary field of sound studies with attention to sound as cultural expression, creative practice, and a key component in the study of performance as communication.

Strategic & Organizational Communication

Department(s):
Communication Studies
Eligibility:
Communication Studies Majors

This module will encourage students to understand how organizations can use technology to catalyze constructive, innovative, and mission-driven practices.

Theatre for Young Audiences

Department(s):
Theatre
Eligibility:
All SoC Majors

The Theatre for Young Audiences module will allow students to heighten the synergy between active student groups, Evanston and Chicago community and professional companies, production work, and coursework.

Theatre Management

Department(s):
Theatre
Eligibility:
All NU Undergraduates

The Theatre Management module will prepare students to begin careers as theatre managers and leaders.

Theatrical Design

Department(s):
Theatre
Eligibility:
All NU Undergraduates

The Theatrical Design Module prepares undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career as a theatrical designer.