Theatre Minor

Program Overview

The Minor in Theatre provides an opportunity for students majoring in another area of study to develop their theatre skills and knowledge about the field. Coursework includes acting and stagecraft, as well as courses designed to provide an overview of theatre as a discipline and field. Students wishing to pursue the Theatre minor and have it listed on their transcript must proceed as follows:

  1. Schedule and complete an interview/audition for acceptance into the program.
  2. Complete the Minor Program sequence.
  3. Request the Registrar, during the senior year of study, to certify on official Montclair State records the completion of the minor program of study.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
THTR 100Introduction to the Theatrical Medium3
THTR 105Acting I3
Production/Performance Courses
Select one of the following:1
Production Stagecraft
Production Operations
Production Costumes
Business of Production
Performance Production I
Performance: Production II
Performance: Production III
Selected Courses
THTR 210Theatre History: Classical to Elizabethan3
or THTR 211 Theatre History: Restoration to Modern
Elective Courses
Select 6-9 credits from the following:6-9
Acting II - B.A
Introduction to Technical Theatre
Theatre History: Classical to Elizabethan
Theatre History: Restoration to Modern
Play Direction I
The following may be taken for a total of 3 credits:3
Production Stagecraft
Production Operations
Production Costumes
Business of Production
Performance Production I
Performance: Production II
Performance: Production III
Total Credits19