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B.F.A., Musical Theatre

THEATRE ARTS CORE (Required of all Theatre Arts Students)

Hours

DA 1101 Foundations in Movement

3

TA 1134 Beginning Acting for Majors

3

TA 1421 Anyalysis in Dramatic Literature

3

TA 1454 Stagecraft

3

TA 1561 Fundamentals of Theatre Design

3

Total:

15

Requirements for Major (below)

30-45

 

Total:

45-60

MUSICAL THEATRE MAJOR (B.F.A. Degree)

Hours

Admission to the Musical Theatre Major is by permission of the department only. Guidelines and procedures for applying are published in the Theatre Arts Handbook and are available from the theatre arts department office. In addition to the courses listed below, the Musical Theatre student, with advisor consultation, will be expected to perform in either a vocal or dance ensemble, or a musical theatre production each semester.

Theatre Arts Core

15

Tap/Jazz Dance (Placement based on proficiency):  DAN 2501, 2502, 2503, or 2504

2

Ballet/Modern Dance (Placement based on proficiency):  DAN 1501, 1502, 1503, or 1504

2

Electives in Dance

2

DAN 3537 Dance for the Musical Stage

2

MUS 1511, 1512 Music Theory I, II

4

MUS 1516, 1517 Aural Skills I, II

2

MUS 2135 Keyboard Skills I

0-1

MUS 2136 Keyboard Skills II

0-1

MUS 2140 Secondary Private Voice Instruction

1-2

MUS 2142 Major Private Voice Instruction

2

MUS 2145 Class Voice

0-1

*TA 2101-2102 Applied Theatre

6

TA 2525 Stage Speech and Movement I

3

TA 2534 Intermediate Acting

3

TA 3181 Theatre History I

3

TA 3182 Theatre History II

3

TA 3539 Musical Theatre Performance

3

TA 4000 B.F.A. Capstone Experience

3

 

Total:

54-56

* Students declaring one of the theatre arts majors are expected to gain experience in all areas of production and will register in Applied Theatre for at least the number of hours prescribed by their major.