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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: THEA-BA (MSTH)


 

Theatre Major, B.A. (Musical Theatre Concentration)

 
FRESHMAN YEAR (30-34 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  or Proficiency exam* 0-3 ENGL 1020 - Written Communication & Critical Thinking                              3
ENGL 1010 - Foundations in Writing    3 Foreign Language 1020 or Elective Course 3
Oral Communication Course 3 MUSC 1221 - Choir   1
Foreign Language 1010 or Elective Course 3 MUSC 1300 - Theory & Aural Skills I   4
THEA 1540 - Introduction to Theatre Production   4 THEA 2510 - Acting I   3

 

MUSC 1221 - Choir  

 

1

THEA 1810 - Theatre Foundations 

 

 

1

       
Fall Total 14-17 Spring Total 15

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR (34 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits

THEA 2420 - Theatre Design Basics  or

THEA 2530 - Dramatic Structure  

 

3

 

THEA 2700 - Singing for the Actor  

 

3

HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877   3 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877   3
Natural Science Course 4 Compass Core Class 4
Compass Core Class 3 Dance Minor Course 3
Foreign Language 2010 or Elective Course 3 Foreign Language 2020 3
MUSC 1841 - Applied Voice Level I   1    
Fall Total 17 Spring Total 16

 

JUNIOR YEAR (29 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits

THEA 2420 - Theatre Design Basics  or

THEA 2530 - Dramatic Structure  

 

3

 

THEA 3510 - Acting II  

 

3

THEA 2800 - Theatre Laboratory   1 Compass Core Class 3
Dance Minor Course 3 Dance Minor Course 3
Compass Core Class          3 Dance Minor Course 3
Compass Core Class 3 THEA 3712 - Musical Theatre Audition Process   3
MUSC 1841 - Applied Voice Level I   1    
THEA 3535 - Musical Theatre History   3    
Fall Total 17 Spring Total 15

 

SENIOR YEAR (26 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
MUSC 3941 - Applied Voice Level III   1 Advisor Approved Elective Course 3
THEA 4810 - Senior Theatre Seminar   1 Dance Minor Course 3
Compass Core Class             3 THEA 4700 - Senior Musical Theatre Showcase       1
Dance Minor 3 Dance Minor Course 3
MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - Noncalculus  or MATH 1910 - Calculus I   3-4 THEA 3600 - Theatre History Survey   4
Non-US History Course 3    
Fall Total 14-15 Spring Total 14

TOTAL = 120 credits

Note:


Proficiency exam may be taken for 0 credit in lieu of CSCI 1100 . Must be completed to meet Graduation requirements. Those students who complete the proficiency exam and are short credits towards their total degree requirements may be required to take additional electives. 

The Dance Minor  is required for the Musical Theatre Concentration.