Musical Theatre Major — B.F.A.

The B.F.A. in musical theatre is a double degree with the School of Music.

Summary

Theatre and Dance Requirements for the Musical Theatre B.F.A.67-71
Music Requirements for the Musical Theatre B.F.A.33
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements 117-29
Electives0-3
Total Credits120
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 See Integrative Core Curriculum requirements, with information about the H&S CLA requirement.

Degree Requirements 

FOUNDATION COURSES
THEA 10100Stagecraft2
THEA 102xxTechnical Theatre Practicum (must be taken two times)2
THEA 13000Script Analysis for the Theatre3
THEA 24100History of Theatre I3
THEA 24200History of Theatre II3
Select one of the following:3-6
Dramatic Literature I
Shakespeare
Interrelationships: British Drama and Cultural Life – Lecture
ACTING, VOICE, AND MOVEMENT COURSES
THEA 13300Scene Study I2
THEA 13400Scene Study II3
THEA 13500Voice and Movement for the Stage I2
THEA 13600Voice and Movement for the Stage II2
THEA 23300Scene Study III3
THEA 23400Scene Study IV3
THEA 23500Voice and Speech for the Stage I1.5
THEA 23600Voice and Speech for the Stage II1.5
THEA 23700Movement for the Stage I1.5
THEA 23800Movement for the Stage II1.5
THEA 33300Fundamentals of Musical Theatre Song Performance2
THEA 33100Styles of Acting: The Greeks and Shakespeare3
THEA 33200Styles of Acting: Farce and High Comedy3
THEA 43300Musical Theatre Workshop: Repertoire and Style2
Select one of the following:2-3
Musical Theatre Workshop: Audition and Advanced
Opera Workshop
Acting for the Camera
Daytime TV Drama
Audition Techniques
Advanced Voice and Speech for the Stage
Dialects for the Stage
DANCE COURSES
DNCE 11100Ballet I1
DNCE 11200Ballet II1
DNCE 21100Ballet III2
DNCE 12100Modern Dance I1
DNCE 12200Modern Dance II1
DNCE 13100Jazz Dance I1
DNCE 13200Jazz Dance II1
DNCE 14100Tap Dance I1
DNCE 14200Tap Dance II1
DNCE 36100Dance for the Musical Stage I2
DNCE 36200Dance for the Musical Stage II2
Select two courses of DNCE at level-2 or higher:4
Ballet IV
Modern Dance III
Modern Dance IV
Jazz Dance III
Jazz Dance IV
Tap Dance III
Tap Dance IV
MUSIC REQUIREMENTS
MUNM 10400Basic Materials of Music2
MUNM 10600Basic Music Skills for Musical Theatre Majors1
MUNM 17100Keyboard Musicianship I for Musical Theater Majors1
MUNM 17200Keyboard Musicianship II for Musical Theater Majors1
MUNM 22100Musicianship for the Theater I3
MUNM 22200Musicianship for the Theater II3
MUNM 35100American Musical Theater: History and Analysis3
Vocal Study
PFMJ 19900Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy (eight semesters)4
PFMJ 10100Voice I - Music Major3
PFMJ 20100Voice II - Music Majors4
PFMJ 30100Voice III - Music Majors4
PFMJ 40100Voice IV - Music Majors4
Total Credits100-104