Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Musical Theatre

Program:
Minor in Musical Theatre
Program Code:
5758 Musical Theatre
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
Start Term:
FS14
College:
Department:
Department of Theatre
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
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College of Arts and Letters

Department of Theatre

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Musical Theatre

The Minor in Musical Theatre, which is administered by the Department of Theatre, offers a unique opportunity for students to study musical theatre and its practical foundations. The minor consists of individually prescribed blocks of courses designed to provide a guided performance and academic experience tailored to each student’s career goals. The Minor in Musical Theatre prepares students for careers that are directly related to musical theatre while affording opportunities to expand creative, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills that will prove useful in many professional areas.

The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs at Michigan State University. With the approval of the department and college that administers the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Students who plan to complete the requirements of the minor should consult the undergraduate advisor in the Department of Theatre.

Requirements for the Minor in Musical Theatre
               
Complete 22 credits from the following:  
1. All of the following courses (14 credits):  
  THR 202L Voice Studio I Laboratory 6
  THR 304 Topics in Acting/Directing II 2
  THR 404 Topics in Acting/Directing III 2
  THR 495 Musical Theatre Workshop 4
  Students should enroll in the appropriate topic for THR 304 and 404 as directed by the academic advisor.
2. A minimum of 8 credits from the following courses:  
  DAN 351 Dance Techniques I 2
  DAN 352 Dance Technique II 2
  DAN 451 Dance Technique III 2
  DAN 452 Dance Technique IV 2

Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Musical Theatre, MNUN (5758)

Required Credits: 22    Program Version: FS14

Requirement 1: Minor - Musical Theatre - Voice Studio I Laboratory
Minor - Musical Theatre - Voice Studio I Laboratory: 6 credits from THR202L

Requirement 2: Minor - Musical Theatre - Topics in Acting/Directing II
Minor - Musical Theatre - Topics in Acting/Directing II: 1 course from THR304

Requirement 3: Minor - Musical Theatre - Topics in Acting/Directing III
Minor - Musical Theatre - Topics in Acting/Directing III: 1 course from THR404

Requirement 4: Minor - Musical Theatre - Musical Theatre Workshop
Minor - Musical Theatre - Musical Theatre Workshop: 4 credits from THR495

Requirement 5: Minor - Musical Theatre - Dance Techniques
Minor - Musical Theatre - Dance Techniques: 8 credits from DAN351, DAN352, DAN451, DAN452

Requirement 6
22 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.