Courses leading to (foundational) or within this major may fulfill parts of the Hunter Core Requirement (CUNY Common Core [CCC], Hunter Focus, Concurrent Requirements). When selecting courses, it may be to a student’s advantage to choose courses that count toward the Hunter Core Requirement and also advance the student on the path to the major. Details on the Hunter Core Requirement can be found here: Hunter Core Requirement.
Major in Theatre (30 credits)
Students must have earned at least 24 credits to declare a Theatre major.
Theatre majors may select a minor from any department or program in the college that offers a program of study leading to a BA degree. Students should consult the departmental adviser regarding appropriate minor choices.
A minor in Theatre requires a minimum of 12 credits in the Department of Theatre at the 200-level or higher of which at least 3 credits must be at the 300-level (these are usually at least 3 credits). Minors are required to take all necessary prerequisites for these courses. Minors have access to all courses offered by the Department of Theatre. Minors are encouraged to participate in departmental and student productions. Interested students must meet with the undergraduate advisor in the Department of Theatre to declare a minor and to define their course of study.
Open to any qualified junior or senior with a 3.5 GPA in Theatre and an overall minimum GPA of 2.7 and permission of the chair. Individual work under faculty supervision. Departmental honors granted at graduation.