Musical Theater Requirements

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

Theater Requirements (19 credits)

THA-1041

Introduction to Theater Arts

3

__________

THA-2035

Costume Construction and Stage Make-up

3

__________

THA-2121 &

THA-2121L

Acting I and

Acting I Lab*

3

1

 

__________

THA-2122

Acting II

3

__________

THA-3123

Acting III

3

__________

THA-4730

Seminar in Professional Preparation for the Actor

 

3

 

__________

Subtotal

 

19

 

*Students registering for Acting I must also register for the Acting I Lab (THA-2121L) for 1 credit.

Music Requirements (15 credits)

MUS-1051

Keyboard Harmony I

1

__________

MUS-1061

Ear Training I

1

__________

MUS-1120, 3240

Applied Voice Lessons**

10

__________

MUS-1231

Music Theory I

3

__________

Subtotal

 

15

 

**Music majors are automatically enrolled in an Applied Music Lesson Lab (MUS-1120L) for 0 credits each semester that they are registered for Applied Music/Voice Lessons until they complete the requirement.

Musical Theater Requirements (15 credits)

MUS-2350/4010

Musical Theater Production (take two times at 3 credits each)

 

6

 

__________

MUS-3230

Survey of American Musical Theater

3

__________

MUS-3260

Music Theater Workshop (take two times at 3 credits each)

 

6

 

__________

Subtotal

 

15

 

Dance Requirements (6 credits minimum* from following courses, based on dance placement)

*Through a combination of demonstrated proficiency in the freshman musical theater dance placement and dance course enrollment, musical theater majors must demonstrate fundamental skills in a minimum of three dance styles from the following: Jazz, Tap, and Ballet, or Modern Dance. A minimum of six credits is required in dance for the musical theater major, however, students with no previous dance experience may need up to 12 credits of dance instruction in order to demonstrate proficiency.

DAN-1010

Fundamentals of Dance

3

__________

DAN-1020

Fundamentals of Jazz Dance

3

__________

DAN-1111

Modern Dance

3

__________

DAN-2040

Beginning Tap Dance

2

__________

DAN-2131

Ballet

3

__________

DAN-3020

Intermediate Ballet: Technique and History

3

__________

DAN-3112

Intermediate Modern Dance: Technique and History

 

3

 

__________

DAN-3130

Jazz Dance

3

__________

DAN-4130

Advanced Ballet/Modern Dance: Technique and History

 

3

 

__________

Subtotal

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

55