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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, unless excused by faculty, must be enrolled in private voice lessons each semester.
  • A senior project or recital is required of all students seeking the B.F.A., major in Musical Theatre.

B.F.A., Major in Musical Theatre

Major Requirements*

  • MTHR110 Introduction to Musical Theatre (2 hours)
  • MTHR212 Musical Theatre Theory and Analysis (2 hours)
  • MTHR336 Musical Theatre Performance (3 hours)
  • MTHR340 Musical Theatre History (3 hours)
  • MTHR356 Junior Showcase (0 hours)
  • MTHR454 Senior Project or Recital (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)
  • DANC375 Choreography (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 151M Musical Theatre Ensemble (minimum two semester hours) (1 hour)
  • MUS 151N Broadway Builders (1 hour)
  • MUS 162 Aural Skills and Sight Singing 1 (1 hour)
  • MUS 211 Music Theory 2 (2 hours)
  • MUS 215 Beginning Conducting (2 hours)
  • MUS 230V Private lessons (8 hours in primary area of study) (.5-3 hours)
  • MUS 233 A Cappella Choir (enrolled every semester) (1 hour)
  • MUS 261 Aural Skills and Sight Singing 2 (1 hour)
  • MUS 262 Aural Skills and Sight Singing 3 (1 hour)
  • MUS 458 Special Literature Study (minimum four hours/two semesters) (2 or 3 hours)
  • 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)

Enrollment for credit in one of the following ensembles each semester (a minimum of 8 hours is required to complete the degree):

  • MUS 151M Musical Theatre Ensemble
  • MUS 151N Broadway Builders
  • 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)
  • THTR121-122-221-222-321-322-421-422 Theatre Participation (1 hour)
  • THTR224 Stage Craft (3 hours)
  • THTR226 Acting 1 (3 hours)
  • THTR234 The Expressive Voice (3 hours)
  • THTR330 Stage Movement (3 hours)
  • THTR332 Theatre History 1 (3 hours)

*2018-2019 Academic Catalog

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