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BFA Curriculum

B.F.A. major in Musical Theatre: Four Year Sequence of Courses

Year One Fall

THTR T-121 Acting I for Majors- 3 hrs
THTR T-100 Introduction to Theatre- 3 hrs
THTR T-125 Introduction to Theatrical Production- 3hrs
THTR T-305 Studio Vocal Music- 2 hrs
ENG W-131 Elementary Composition- 3 hrs
Dance (Student choice, appropriate level)- 2 hrs
Total hours- 16

Year One Spring

MUS Z-111 Music Theory- 3 hrs
MUS P-110 Piano- 2 hrs
THTR T-101 Script Analysis- 3 hrs
THTR T-220 Acting II- 3 hrs
THTR T-230 Costuming- 3 hrs
THTR T-305 Studio Vocal Music- 2 hrs
Dance (Ballet or option THTR T-483 Musical Theatre Dance Techniques)- 2 hrs
Total hours- 18


Year Two Fall

THTR T-305 Studio Vocal Music- 2 hrs
THTR T-325 Voice and Speech- 3 hrs
THTR T-300 Musical Theatre Workshop- 3 hrs
Foreign Language- 1st Semester- 4 hrs
Math M-118 (N&M and Fundamental skills)- 3 hrs
Dance (Ballet)- 2 hrs
Total hours- 17

Year Two Spring

Appropriate Distribution (S&H and Topics)- 3 hrs
THTR T-305 Studio Vocal Music- 2 hrs
Foreign Language- 2nd Semester- 4 hrs
THTR T-319 Acting III- 3 hrs
THTR T-300 Musical Theatre Workshop
Dance (Tap)- 2 hrs
Total hours- 17


Year Three Fall

THTR T-300 Musical Theatre Workshop- 3 hrs
MUS Z-373 American Musicals- 3 hrs
THTR T-305 Studio Vocal Music- 2 hrs
Appropriate Distribution (N&M)- 3 hrs
THTR T-301 Musical Theatre Dance Styles- 3 hrs
Foreign Language- 3rd Semester- 3 hrs
Total hours- 17

Year Three Spring

THTR T-300 Musical Theatre Workshop- 3 hrs
THTR T-335 Lighting- 3 hrs
THTR T-305 Studio Vocal Music- 2 hrs
Appropriate Distribution (N&M)- 3 hrs
Foreign Language- 4th Semester- 3 hrs
THTR T-302 Musical Theatre Dance Styles II- 3 hrs
Total hours- 17


Year Four Fall

THTR T-401 Senior Showcase- 1 hr
THTR T-370 History of Theatre and Drama- 3 hrs
THTR T-305 Studio Vocal Music- 2 hrs
Dance (Tap)- 2 hrs
Appropriate Distribution (S&H and IW)- 3 hrs
Appropriate Distribution (S&H)- 3 hrs
Total hours- 14

Year Four Spring

Appropriate Distribution (N&M)- 3 hrs
THTR T-371 History of Theatre and Drama II- 3 hrs
THTR T-305 Studio Vocal Music- 2 hrs
Cultural Studies in Music (student option)- 3 hrs
Dance (Jazz)- 2 hrs
Appropriate Distribution (S&H)- 3 hrs
Total Hours- 16