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Music Theatre Minor

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Musical Theatre minor will provide you with a foundation in the language and history of musical theatre as well as experience in the performing arts. The minor will allow you to use your creative talents effectively while pursuing other areas of study at St. John’s.



MUS 1260 The American Musical Theatre
RCT 1510 Introduction to Theatre / RCT 1530 Modern Theatre
RCT 1540 Introduction to Acting I

Electives (three chosen):

MUS 1070 The Opera
MUS 1080 World Music
MUS 1085 Popular Music of the Non-Western World
MUS 1240 History of Music in Film
MUS 1250 Sacred Music
MUS 1265 Workshop in Musical Theatre
RCT 1520 Creating Theatre
RCT 1580 Theatre Laboratory: Acting
RCT 1590 Theatre Workshop
RCT 2540 Introduction to Acting II

Additional three credits in applied music:

MUS 1620 Voice I
MUS 2620 Voice II (Two semesters)
Please note that the fee for private vocal instruction is $500 per semester. Each section is one credit.

Only academic programs approved by NYSED are eligible for federal and state aid: NYS Inventory of Registered Programs  Minors are not recognized by NYSED therefore associated courses are only eligible for federal or state aid consideration when required by a major or when also used to satisfy a core or general elective requirement.

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