This information is part of the Colgate University catalog, 2023-24.

Minor Requirements

The minimum of five courses must include the following:


Theater History and Dramatic Literature

One course from the following:

Stagecraft or Design

One course from the following:


One additional full-credit course (or the equivalent of one full credit) from a list of approved electives:

Senior Seminar

Backstage or Technical Work

A total of 20 hours of backstage or technical work beyond what is required in any theater courses. The first 10 hours must be completed by the end of junior year.

GPA Requirement

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in all courses counted toward the theater minor.

Theater Department

For more information about the department, including Faculty, transfer credit, awards, etc., please visit the  catalog page.