Theatre Minors

Theatre Minors

Theatre Minor

Course Requirements for the Theatre Minor

18 credit hours, which includes:

  • THEA 112G. [ACE 7] Introduction to Theatre (3 credits)
  • THEA 114. Basic Acting I (3 cr)
  • THEA 201. Technical Theatre Practice (3 cr)
  • THEA 202. Play Direction I (3 cr)
  • THEA 335. History of Theatre I (3 cr) or THEA 336. History of Theatre II (3 cr)

And 3 credit hours from among the following:

  • THEA 115. Basic Acting II (3 credits)
  • THEA 234. Scripts in Performance (3 cr)
  • THEA 300. Stage Management (3 cr)
  • THEA 210. Introduction to Stage Lighting (3 cr)
  • THEA 412. Scene Design I (3 cr)
  • THEA 418. Costume Design I (3 cr)

Musical Theatre Minor

Theatre and music majors at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln may elect to specialize in musical theatre through the integrated studies minor in musical theatre. For theatre majors, the program offers the opportunity to study basic musicianship skills and applied voice. Music students will study acting and stage movement. Students in both programs will study dance, musical theatre techniques and participate in musical theatre productions.

Requirements for Theatre Majors minoring in Musical Theatre

25 hours, including:

  • MUSC 131. Keyboard/Aural Skills (1 cr)
  • MUSC 132. Keyboard/Aural Skills II (1 cr)
  • MUSC 165. Musicianship I (2 cr)
  • MUSC 278. [ES] [IS] Analytical Listening to Music Literature (3 cr)
  • MUOP 455. Musical Theatre Techniques (3 cr)
  • MUAP 101. Voice (1-2 cr)
  • MUAP 201. Voice (1-2 cr)
  • MUAP 301. Voice (1-3 cr)
  • MUAP 401. Voice (1-3 cr) and 4 hrs.
  • MUEN. Ensemble 2 semesters choir and 2 credits of "productions."
  • 5 hrs. of DANCE courses (must be movement courses)
Requirements for Music Majors minoring in Musical Theatre

25 hours, including:

  • THEA 112G. [ES] [IS] Introduction to Theatre (3 cr)
  • THEA 114. [ES] Basic Acting I (3 cr)
  • THEA 115. Basic Acting II (3 cr)
  • THEA 234. [ES] [IS] Scripts in Performance (3 cr)
  • THEA 285 and/or 286. University Theatre (1-2 cr)
  • THEA 255. Stage Movement I (3 cr)
  • THEA 455. Musical Theatre Techniques (3 cr)