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Musical Theatre Minor

Affiliation: Interdisciplinary Studies

The Departments of Music and Theatre offer students the opportunity to minor in Musical Theatre. The minor focuses primarily on live performance in the areas of singing, acting and dance. Students are admitted into the Musical Theatre Minor program on the basis of audition. The audition dates and requirements can be found online and through the Art, Music and Theatre office. Students must meet the following minimum requirements in order to audition for the minor:

Completion of the following courses with a grade of “C” or better:

  1. THEA 277 - Acting I: Elements of Acting  
  2. 1 course from the following:
    MUSI 142 - Class Lessons in Voice  
    MUSI 155 - Voice, Lower Division  (can be repeated)
    MUSI 156 - Voice, Lower Division  
    MUSI 157 - Voice, Lower Division  


  1. A 2.00 GPA in minor requirements.
  2. At least nine hours of the program requirements must be completed at Truman State University.
  3. A minimum of 18 credits.
  4. Courses indicated by two asterisks cannot be used for Musical Theatre Minor if also being used for Theatre Minor.

Program Requirements (18-22 Credits):

The Musical Theatre Minor requires the successful completion of 18 credits of the following courses.

2 credits or more from the following (Voice):

2 credits or more from the following: