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

 


MAJOR 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 xxx Dance Elective 2
DANC xxx Dance 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 157 or placement) 
1​
MUS 200  Sophomore Qualifying Exam  0
MUS 202/208 Voice Applied/Lab  8/0
MUS 220 JU Chorus  2
  or MUS 228​ University Singers​
MUS 232​ History of Music II (Prerequisite: MUS 231) 3​
MUS 241 Advanced Theory III (Prerequisite: MUS 141 & 142 or   3
proficiency exam)
MUS 257 Theory Lab III (Prerequisite: MUS 157 & 158 or   1
proficiency exam)
MUS 317​ Music and Intelligent Property Law (Prerequisite: MUS 195 3​
or consent of instructor)
MUS 328 Music Theatre or Opera Workshop   3
MUS 329  Music Theatre Rehearsal and Production 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 (Prerequisite: THEA 113 or  3
permission by audition)
THEA xxx Theatre Elective3 3
THEA xxx Theatre Elective3 3
XX xxx​ Three(3) credit hour Music Writing Intensive(WI) course or ​​ 3​
Writing Intensive(WI) course from another discipline​
                                                                                                Total:​ 83​

 

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

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

Code Course Credit
THEA 206 Makeup for the Theatre 3
THEA 361 Voice and Movement 3
THEA 405 Acting V: Acting for Media 3
THEA 476 Special Topics in Acting 3


Additional Curriculum Information

  • DANC 318WI: Dance History & Criticism II, or THEA 410WI: Theatre History are recommended for the writing intensive requirement.
  • Additional requirement of an elective course numbered 300 or higher for three (3) credit hours. ​