Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Musical Theatre With Theatre Emphasis

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A Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in musical theatre is available with an emphasis in theatre, music, or dance. This is a 138 hour degree.

Entry into the musical theatre program is by audition only, and those auditions are scheduled toward the end of every semester. Contact the Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre for information.

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Major in Musical Theatre With Theatre Emphasis
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Major Core
2 of the following2
Tech Build Crew
Costume Crew
Management Crew
Select one of the following:3
Intro to Scenic Technology 1
Intro to Lighting Technology
Intro to Costume Technology
THEA 1364Beginning Acting3
THEA 2368Intermediate Acting3
THEA 3117Musical Theatre Workshop (8 semesters)8
DANC (8 semesters) 16
THEA 2330Stage Make Up3
THEA 2336Voice I for the Actor3
THEA 2337Voice II for the Actor3
THEA 3369Advanced Acting: Modern Thtre3
1 of the following3
Advanced Acting: Class. Thetre
Improvisational Techniques
THEA 3373Stage Movemnt I for the Actor3
THEA 4331Acting For The Camera3
THEA 4332Auditioning For Comm Theatre3
THEA 4366Directing I3
THEA 4367Directing II3
THEA 4371The American Musical Theatre3
THEA 4190Senior Showcase1
Theatre elective3
MTVO 1201Musical Theatre Applied Voice (4 semesters)8
MTVO 3100Platform Performances (2 semesters)2
MTVO 3201Musical Theatre Applied Voice (4 semesters)8
MUSI 1226Practical Theory I2
MUSI 1115Keyboard Harmony I1
MUSI 1227Practical Theory II2
MUSI 1116Keyboard Harmony II1
Total Hours138
First Year
ENGL 130123ENGL 130223
HIST 130133HIST 130233
MTVO 120142MTVO 120142
THEA 1115, 1116, or 11171THEA 1115, 1116, or 11171
THEA 1330, 1330, or 13323THEA 23303
THEA 13643THEA 23683
THEA 311711THEA 311711
 18 18
Second Year
Component Area III4Component Area III4
Component Area IX3Dance12
Dance12MTVO 120142
MTVO 120142POLS 230553
THEA 23363THEA 23373
THEA 311711THEA 311711
THEA 33733THEA 43713
 18 18
Third Year
Component Area III3Component Area V3
Dance12Component Area VIII3
MTVO 320142Dance12
POLS 230663MTVO 320142
THEA 311711THEA 311711
THEA 33693THEA 3370 or 33723
THEA 43663THEA 43673
 17 17
Fourth Year
Component Area IV3Dance12
Component Area IX1MUSI 11161
Dance 12MUSI 12272
MTVO 310061MTVO 320142
MTVO 320142MTVO 310061
MUSI 11151Theatre Elective3
MUSI 12262THEA 311711
THEA 311711THEA 41901
THEA 43313THEA 43323
 16 16
Total Hours: 138

 Taken for 8 semesters.


 Satisfies the requirement for Component Area I (Communication).


  Satisfies the requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).


 Taken for 4 semesters.


 Satisfies the requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science).


 Taken for 2 semesters.