The minor in theatre is designed to provide the student with a broad overview of theatre. Requirements include a minimum of 18 credit hours from the courses below; 9 hours of which must be upper division with a minimum grade of C- in each THTR course and a minimum of 2.00 GPA for all THTR courses. Courses taken for the minor must be taken for a grade.  Transfer students may apply a maximum of 9 transfer hours with a maximum of 6 upper-division hours to the theatre minor.

Required courses for the theatre minor

  • One of the following (3 credit hours):
    • THTR 1003 Acting 1
    • THTR 1009 Theatre and Society
    • THTR 2105 Introduction to Performance Design
  • One of the following (3 credit hours):
    • THTR 1011 Global Theatre 1: Live Performance to Shakespeare
    • THTR 2021 Global Theatre 2: Forms of Modern Theatre and Drama
    • THTR 3011 American Musical Theatre History
    • THTR 4021 American Theatre and Drama
  • One of the following (3 credit hours):
    • THTR 1105 Stage Technologies
    • THTR 1115 Costume Technologies
  • Practicum Credit
    • THTR 3035: Run Crew (1 credit hours)
    • THTR 3035: Production Practicum (1 or 2 credit hours)
      or
    • 3033: Acting Practicum (1 or 2 credit hours)
  • Dance class—1 credit hour
  • Theatre electives—6 upper division credit hours                                                                         

Students select courses from the theatre curriculum based on their interests and course availability. Certain upper division courses are restricted to theatre majors.

For a worksheet to help with minor planning follow this link: 17-18 THTR Minor worksheet
(Note: this form is not interactive and must be printed).

Theatre minor declaration meetings are held twice a month.  Students may view the schedule and sign up to attend a group declaration meeting by going to the following website: advising.colorado.edu