A minor in Musical Theatre gives students a practical foundation in all aspects of the theatre including performance, music, design, and the history of the theatre.

For more information about NU Core requirements, course descriptions, and additional information see the Northeastern University catalog, maintained by the Registrar.

Required Courses

Complete the following three courses:

THTR 1130 Actors and Acting (4-SH)
THTR 2310 American Musical Theatre (4-SH)
THTR 3570 Musical Theatre Technique (4-SH)

Music Theory

Complete one of the following courses:

MUSC 1119 Fundamentals of Western Music Theory (4-SH)
MUSC 1201 Music Theory 1 (4-SH)

Music Theatre Electives

Complete two courses from the following list:

MUSC 1101 Introduction to Music (4-SH)
MUSC 1107 Introduction to Opera (4-SH)
MUSC 1109 Introduction to Art, Drama and Music (4-SH)
MUSC 2210 Songwriting (4-SH)
THTR 1101 Art of the Theatre (4-SH)
THTR 1270 Theatrical Design (4-SH)
THTR 2325 Script Analysis for the Stage (4-SH)
THTR 2330 Playwriting 1 (4-SH)
THTR 2344 Intermediate Acting (4-SH)

Voice, Composition, Or Theatre Elective

Complete one of the following courses:

MUSC 1901 Music Lessons 1 (1-SH)
MUSC 1903 Composition Lessons (1-SH)
THTR 4804 Theatre Practicum (1-SH)