2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

DRA 225 Criminal Justice in Theatre

3 hours 

The course will investigate the portrayal of violence, conflict, crime, criminals, and justice on stage and screen and how such representations shape society's perception of criminal justice issues. The course will also explore how theatrical techniques can be used in conflict intervention, criminal justice rehabilitation, and law enforcement training. Students will read plays, observe theatre productions and film, and may engage in playwriting and role-play as part of their course work. Students will participate in class discussions on the historical and contemporary issues focusing on the performing arts and criminal justice.




ENG 101


This course satisfies the Flexible Core: Creative Expression area of the Gen Ed Program.