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Musical Theatre (B.M.)

The Musical Theatre major trains the student as a triple threat performer in music, theatre, and dance. This unique degree meets the NASM requirements for a Bachelor of Music in Musical Theatre and encourages the student to engage this popular art form with an integration of Biblical faith.

Courses

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements 33 English 1301, 1302, and three hours sophomore literature - 9 hours
Religion 1320 and 1330 - 6 hours
History 1301 or 1302 - 3 hours
Political Science 2305 - 3 hours
Physical Activity - KINE 1238 - 2 hours
Science (must be lab science) - 4 hours
Mathematics 1300, 1342, 1314, 1316, 2301, or 2313 - 3 hours
Speech 1311, 1315, or 1318 3 hours Major area of study (see below) - 80 hours Basic Musicianship (See Available Majors for specific requirements) Applied Study/Performance (See Available Majors for specific requirements) Selected Major Requirements (See Available Majors for specific requirements) Music/Theatre Electives (to equal eighty (80) semester hours in music) Electives (to total 120 hours) Total: Minimum one hundred twenty (120) semester hours

Musical Theatre Major Requirements

Completion of eighty (80) semester hours Basic Musicianship requirements (27 semester hours):
MUSI 1000 Recital (eight (8) semesters) 0
MUSI 1128, 1129 Aural Skills I, II – 2 hours
MUSI 1308, 1309 Music Theory I, II – 6 hours
Choose Sophomore theory track (8 hours)
MUSI 2128, 2129 Aural Skills III, IV – 2 hours
MUSI 2308, 2309 Music Theory III, IV – 6 hours
or MUSI 2113, 2114 Modern Musicianship Lab I, II – 2 hours
MUSI 2313, 2314 Modern Musicianship Lab I, II – 6 hours
MUSI 2201 Survey of Western Music – 2 hours
MUSI 3108 World Music 1 hour
MUSI 3201 Conducting – 2 hours
MUSI 4301, 4302 Music History I, II – 6 hours
Applied Study/Performance requirements (29 semester hours) Applied Voice (MUAP 1255, 1256, 2255, 2256, 3255, 3256, 4255, 4256) – 16 hours
Junior Recital (MUSI 3051)0 Senior Recital (MUSI 4051) - 0 hours
Secondary Performance Study (Piano) – MUSI 1181, 1182, 2181 – 3 hours
THEA 1111 Musical Theatre Workshop (Repeatable for credit) – 3 hours
THEA 3111 Advanced Musical Theatre Workshop (Repeatable for credit) – 3 hours
Music Laboratory (secondary ensembles) – 4 hours
Musical Theatre requirements (24 semester hours)
DANC 1201, 2201 Dance Techniques for Musical Theatre I, II – 4 hours
MUSI 2104 Vocal Diction I - 1 hour
THEA 1351 Beginning Acting – 3 hours
THEA 2315 Script Analysis – 3 hours
THEA 3105 Dialects for Musical Theatre – 1 hour
THEA 3307 Stage Movement – 3 hours
THEA 4359 Acting II – 3 hours
MUSI 4303 Musical Theatre History and Literature – 3 hours
THEA 4304 Musical Theatre Business and Auditioning – 3 hours

Semester by Semester Plans

Catalog Year 2020 - 2021