Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Musical Theatre, Minor (424)

Program Coordinator

Alan R. White, alan.white@wku.edu, (270) 745-5845

Program Requirements (27 hours)

The minor in musical theatre offers students the opportunity to attain basic skills required for musical theatre performance. It requires the completion of a minimum of 27 credit hours, as indicated below. No fewer than 14 credits in the minor must be upper-division.

THEA 101Acting I3
or PERF 101 Acting
THEA 300Acting II3
Take at least one ballet, jazz, or tap dance technique class2
MUS 100Theory I2
MUS 150Applied Music Secondary1
or MUS 162 Group Voice
MUS 350Applied Music Secondary1
THEA 324Applied Vocal Styles I (Repeatable)1
THEA 324Applied Vocal Styles I (Repeatable)1
THEA 306Musical Theatre Ensemble1
THEA 307Musical Theatre Workshop I3
History & Theory
THEA 252Fundamentals of Theatre3
THEA 430Musical Theatre History3
Restricted Upper-Division Electives3
Any upper-division (level 300+) THEA, PERF or DANC course with advisor’s approval
Total Hours27