2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

The BFA in Musical Theatre major is a conservatory-style immersive training program in performance for aspiring musical theatre professionals. Students will be trained in all aspects of musical theatre performance including, voice, acting and dance. A unit of ten students will be selected from national auditions each year for acceptance into the program.

For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Theatre and Dance department page.

Total Credits Required 120
General Education
30-40
BFA in Musical Theatre 72
 
Musical Theatre Core 27
TH 120 Music Theory for Theatre and Dance Students 2
TH 131 Stagecraft 2
TH 134 Acting for BFA 2
TH 141 Fundamentals of Design 2
TH 360 Theatre History 1 4
TH 361 Theatre History 2 or 4
     TH 260 Dramatic Lit (4 cr.)
TH 432 Theatre and Entertainment Careers 1
TH 456 Entertainment Arts Management 4
TH 480 Theatre and Entertainment Arts Capstone 1
TH 491 Practicum in Theatre and Entertainment Arts (1 cr.) 4
    One credit repeated four times.  
TH 493 Field Studies or 1
     TH 492 Internship in Theatre and Entertainment Arts (1-8 cr.)
 
Musical Theatre Foundation 26
MU 103 Class Piano 1 2
TH 245 Voice and Movement 4
TH 300 Vocal Performance Lessons (1 cr.) 8
    One credit repeated eight times.  
TH 262 Musical Theatre Studio I 2
TH 263 Musical Theatre Studio II 2
TH 364 Musical Theatre Studio III 2
TH 365 Musical Theatre Studio IV 2
TH 404 American Musical Theatre 4
 
Dance Foundation 19
DAN 130 The Dance Experience 4
DAN 201 Beginning Ballet Technique or 2
     DAN 301 Intermediate Ballet Technique (2 cr.) or
     DAN 401 Advanced Ballet Technique (2 cr.)
DAN 202 Beginning Contemporary Technique or 2
     DAN 302 Intermediate Contemporary Technique (2 cr.) or
     DAN 402 Advanced Contemporary Technique (2 cr.)
DAN 203 Beginning Jazz Technique or 2
     DAN 303 Intermediate Jazz Technique (2 cr.) or
     DAN 403 Advanced Jazz Technique (2 cr.)
DAN 204 Beginning Tap Dance or 1
     DAN 304 Dance Improvisation (1 cr.) or
     DAN 404 Dance Management (2 cr.)
DAN 205 Hip-Hop 1
DAN 208 Conditioning for Performers 1
DAN 310 Choreography Audition Prep 1
Dance Electives 5
    Choose five credits from the DAN prefix.  
 
General Electives 8-18

This major does not require a minor.