Theatre Minor

The minor requires the following courses:

Course Title Credits
THEA 1100Invitation to Theatre3
THEA 3004Global Theatre History: Foundational Impulses4
THEA 3005Global Theatre History: Evolutions of the Present4
Three semesters of lab hours 1
Select five theatre electives from the list below

For details on the lab hours requirement, consult the Theatre Department website.


Courses in this group have the THME attribute. 1,2

Course Title Credits
THEA 1160Design Fundamentals4
THEA 1210Introduction to Fashion Design3
THEA 1220Fashion Techniques3
THEA 2015Acting for Non-Majors4
THEA 2045Introduction to Directing4
THEA 2750Performing Italian4
THEA 2900Theatre Management4
THEA 3011Text Analysis4
THEA 3012New Play Dramaturgy3
THEA 3017Song as Scene I4
THEA 3066Musical Theatre Intensive4
THEA 3070Movement For The Actor (Non-Majors)3
THEA 3090Stage Combat3
THEA 3350Ancient Theatre in Contemporary Practice4
THEA 3355Ancient Theatre in Contemporary Practice II4
THEA 3520Producing through a Social Justice Lens4
THEA 3564French Theatre and Performance4
THEA 3700Playwriting4
THEA 3750Plays and Screenplays4
THEA 3920History of Theatre Design4
THEA 4045Young, Gifted, and Black4
THEA 4500Theatre, Creativity, and Values4

With permission, students minoring in Theatre may fulfill the elective requirement with the following courses:


A maximum of two semesters (8 credits total) of THEA 3700 Playwriting may apply towards the minor.

A student can officially declare a theatre minor in his or her sophomore year only after declaring a major. No D grade work will be credited toward the minor in theatre.


The minor in theatre is available at Fordham College at Lincoln Center and Fordham College at Rose Hill. Fordham College at Rose Hill students should note that the majority of theatre minor courses are offered only on the Lincoln Center campus. Students in Fordham's School of Professional and Continuing Studies may minor in theatre only if they receive the approval of their advising dean and/or department, and their schedules are sufficiently flexible to permit them to take day courses at the Lincoln Center campus.