In addition to the University Core Curriculum, the following courses are required for the BFA in Musical Theatre degree:

 


COURSE REQUIREMENTS


 

Code Course Credit
DANC 102 Tap Dance I 2
DANC 20x Ballet I or II 2
DANC 21x Jazz I or II 2
DANC 20x Modern Dance I or II  2
DANC 320 JU Dance Theatre 1
DANC 320 JU Dance Theatre 1
DANC xxx Elective 2
MUS 100 Recital Attendance1 0
MUS 111  Class Piano I  1
MUS 112  Class Piano II  1
MUS 116  Singer's Diction I  1
MUS 141 Music Theory I (Prerequisite: MUS 140 or placement) 3
MUS 157 Theory I Lab (Prerequisite: MUS 140 or placement)  1
MUS 142 Music Theory II (Prerequisite: MUS 141 or placement)  3
MUS 158
 

Theory II Lab (Prerequisite: MUS 141 or placement) 

1
MUS 200  Sophomore Qualifying Exam  0
MUS 202/208 Voice Applied/Lab  8/0
MUS 220 
  or MUS 221
JU Chorus
Chamber Singers  
2
MUS 232
 
History of Music II
(Prerequisite: MUS 231) 
3
MUS 241 Advanced Theory III (Prerequisite:
MUS 141 & 142 or professor exam) 
3
MUS 257 Theory Lab III (Prereq: MUS 157 & 158 or professor exam)    1
MUS 310
 
Music and Property Law (Prereq: MUS 195 or consent of instructor) 3
MUS 328 Opera or Music Theatre Workshop   3
MUS 329  Music Theatre Rehearsal  3
MUS 332SI History of Musical Theatre2 3
MUS 381 Applied Pedagogy 2
MUS 401  Senior Showcase  0
MUS 402/408 Voice Applied/Lab 8/0
THEA 111 Theatre Production Practicum 3
THEA 113 Acting I   3
THEA 260 Voice and Diction 3
THEA 312 Acting II: Auditioning (Prereq: THEA 113 or permission by audition) 3
THEA xxx Theatre Elective3 3
THEA xxx Theatre Elective3 3
                       

Subtotal:

80

1. Must enroll in Recital Attendance each semester
2. Fulfills SI requirement 

3. Choose two (2) from the following three-credit courses. Six (6) credits required, non-sequential, may be taken in any order.

Code Course Credit
THEA 206 Makeup for the Theatre 3
THEA 362 Voice and Movement 3
THEA 405 Acting V: Acting for Media 3
THEA 476 Special Topics in Acting 3


Additional Curriculum Information

  • For the Writing Intensive requirement select a MUS Writing Intensive (WI) course or a Writing Intensive (WI) course in another discipline for three (3) credits. 
  • DANC 318WI: Dance History & Criticism II, or THEA 411WI: Theatre History II are recommended.
  • Additional requirement of an elective course numbered 300 or higher for three (3) credits. ​