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Musical Theatre (B.A.)

The Musical Theatre major trains the student as a triple threat performer in theatre, music, and dance. This degree encourages the student to engage this popular art form from the viewpoint of the actor-singer with an integration of Biblical faith.

Courses

General Education Requirements

English 1301, 1302, and three hours sophomore literature - 9 hours
Fine Arts (three hours from music, theatre, fine arts, art, or equivalent)  - 3 hours
Modern Language (at least one semester second year, all hours in same language) - 11 hours
Religion 1320 and 1330 - 6 hours
History  - 3 hours
Political Science 2305  - 3 hours
Social Science (CJUS, ECON, GEOG, PSYC, SOCI) - 3 hours
Physical Activity - KINE 1238 - 2 hours
Science (must be lab science) - 4 hours
Mathematics  - 3 hours
Speech 1311, 1315, or 1318  - 3 hours
Major area of study  - 69 hours
Electives (to total 120 hours)

B.A. Musical Theatre (theatre emphasis) Requirements

Completion of sixty-nine (69) semester hours
DANC 1201 Dance Techniques for Musical Theatre I - 2 hours
DANC 2201 Dance Techniques for Musical Theatre II  - 2 hours
THEA 1111 Musical Theatre Workshop (three semesters) - 3 hours
THEA 1351 Beginning Acting  - 3 hours
THEA 2315 Script Analysis  - 3 hours
THEA 3105 Dialects for Musical Theatre  - 1 hours
THEA 3111 Advanced Musical Theatre Workshop (three semesters) - 3 hours
THEA 3302 Christianity & Theatre - 3 hours
THEA 3307 Stage Movement - 3 hours
THEA 3362 Directing I  - 3 hours
THEA 4304 Musical Theatre Business & Auditioning - 3 hours
THEA 4311 Theatre History I - 3 hours
THEA 4312 Theatre History II - 3 hours
THEA 4359 Acting II  - 3 hours
Choose one of the following stagecraft courses: 3 hours
THEA 2321 Stagecraft I: Scenery & Properties
THEA 2322 Stagecraft II: Lighting & Sound
THEA 2323 Stagecraft III: Costumes & Make-Up
MUSI 1128 Aural Skills I - 1 hour
MUSI 1308 Music Theory I - 3 hours
MUSI 2104 Vocal Diction I - 1 hour
MUSI 3051 Junior Recital - 0 hours
MUSI 4051 Senior Recital- 0 hours
MUSI 4303 Musical Theatre History & Literature - 3 hours
Applied Voice Lessons (MUAP 1255, 1256, 2255, 2256, 3255, 3256, 4255, 4256)  - 16 hours
Music Laboratory (Ensemble) – 4 semesters total -4 hours

Semester by Semester Plans

Catalog Year 2020 - 2021