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BFA Major in Musical Theatre

General Requirements of Musical Theatre Majors

  • Students entering the musical theatre curriculum are required to have an audition and a musicianship evaluation prior to matriculation.
  • Performance Forum, Music 099, is required each semester.
  • A sight-singing proficiency and a piano proficiency are requirements for the musical theatre degree.
  • All musical theatre majors must be enrolled in private voice lessons each semester.
  • Participation in a professional senior showcase or a suitable alternative approved by the B.F.A. committee is required of all students seeking the B.F.A. in musical theatre.

B.F.A., Major in Musical Theatre

Major Requirements*

  • MTHR101 Introduction to Musical Theatre Profession (2 hours)
  • MTHR102-102-202-203-302-303-402-403 Musical Theater Workshop (1 hour)
  • MTHR336 Musical Theatre Performance (3 hours) 
  • MTHR340 Musical Theatre History (3 hours) 
  • MTHR356 Junior Cabaret (0 hours) 
  • MTHR454 Senior Showcase (1-3 hours)

Cognate Requirements

  • DANC130 Jazz 1 (1 hour)
  • DANC131 Tap 1 (1 hour)
  • DANC132 Musical Theatre 1 (1 hour)
  • DANC133 Ballet 1 (1 hour)
  • DANC230 Jazz 2 (1 hour)
  • DANC231 Tap 2 (1 hour)
  • DANC232 Musical Theatre 2 (1 hour)
  • DANC233 Ballet 2 (1 hour)
  • DANC330 Jazz 3 (1 hour)
  • DANC332 Musical Theatre 3 (1 hour)
  • DANC333 Ballet 3 (1 hour)
  • DANC432 Musical Theatre 4 (1 hour)
  • DANC435 Advanced Dance Techniques (1 hour)
  • IART156 Introduction to World Music (3 hours)
  • MUS 099 Performance Forum (every semester) (0 hour)
  • MUS 112 Music Theory 1 (2 hours)
  • MUS 126 Class Piano 1 (1 hour)
  • MUS 127 Class Piano 2 (1 hour)
  • MUS 162 Aural Skills and Sight Singing 1 (1 hour)
  • MUS 211 Music Theory 2 (2 hours)
  • MUS 230V Private Voice Lessons (every semester) (1 hours)
  • MUS 233 A Cappella Choir (enrolled every semester) (1 hour)
  • MUS 261 Aural Skills and Sight Singing 2 (1 hour)
  • MUS 328 Vocal Dictation (1 hour)
  • MUS 492 Sight Singing Proficiency (enroll semester of anticipated completion of proficiency requirement) (0 hour)
  • MUS 493 Piano Proficiency (enroll semester of anticipated completion of proficiency requirement) If not completed with MUS 127, enroll in MUS 230M until complete. (0 hour)
  • MUED210 Vocal Pedagogy (1 hour)
  • THTR111 The Theatre Experience (3 hours)
  • THTR115-116-215-216-315-316-415-416 Goal and Career Development (1 hour)
  • THTR128-129-228-229-328-329-428-429 Theatre Practicum (0 hours)
  • THTR200 Acting 1: Acting Foundations (3 hours)
  • THTR201 Acting 2: Scene Study and Collaboration (3 hours)
  • THTR234 The Expressive Voice (3 hours)
  • THTR311 Acting 3: Styles and Periods (3 hours)
  • THTR314 Stage Combat (3 hours)
  • THTR330 Stage Movement (3 hours)
  • THTR332 Theatre History 1 (3 hours) or THTR333 Theatre History 2 (3 hours)
  • THTR410 Acting 4: Studies in Acting (3 hours)

*2020-2021 Academic Catalog

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