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Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre (THRMT at University Park only)

Fall 2005 (last Senate update)

Semester 1

Credits

Semester 2

Credits

THEA 100 (GA; US; IL) Art of Theatre

3

THEA 150 Fundamentals of Design

3

THEA 001S First-Year Seminar

1

THEA 114 Music Theatre: Form and Analysis

3

DANCE 231 / 431 Ballet

1.5

DANCE 232 / 432 Ballet

1.5

MUSIC 113 Music Theatre Class Voice I

1

MUSIC 114 Music Theatre Class Voice II

1

MUSIC 50 & 51 or MUSIC 110 & 170 (Placement needed) Music Class Piano

1

THEA 225A, B, C BFA Acting, Movement, and Speech

6

THEA 115 BFA Acting Foundations

2

MUSIC 50 & 51 or MUSIC 110 & 1700 Music Class Piano

1

THEA 113 Musical Theatre Theory I

3

THEA 200 Script Analysis

2

English 15 or 30+ (GWS) Composition/Honors Composition

3

Total Credits:

15.5

Total Credits:

 17.5

Semester 3

Credits

Semester 4

Credits

THEA 223 Musical Theatre Performance I

2

THEA 224 Musical Theatre Performance II

2

THEA 289 Theatre Production Practicum

1

THEA 130 / 131 Intro to Theatre Technology

3

DANCE 241 / 441 Jazz

1.5

DANCE 242 / 442 Jazz

1.5

DANCE 251 / 451 Tap 1.5 DANCE 252 / 452 Tap 1.5

VOICE 110J (GA) Voice

2

THEA 214 Musical Theatre Theory III

3

THEA 212 Musical Theatre Theory II

3

THEA 427A, C BFA Acting, Speech

4

THEA 425A, C BFA Acting, Speech

4

VOICE 110J (GA) Voice

2

CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

3

Quantification (GQ)

3

Total Credits:

18

Total Credits:

20

Semester 5

Credits

Semester 6

Credits

THEA 401Y (IL) History of Theatre I:  Ancient to 1700

3

THEA 408 US History of American Musical Theatre

3

DANCE 371 Music Theatre Dance Style I

1.5

DANCE 372 Music Theatre Dance Style II

1.5

VOICE 110 J (GA) Voice

2

VOICE 110J (GA) Voice

2

Quantification (GQ)

3

Health and Physical Activity

3

Natural Science (GN)

3

ENGL 202 (GWS) Effective Writing

3

Total Credits:

12.5

Total Credits:

12

Semester 7

Credits

Semester 8

Credits

THEA 423 Musical Theatre Performance III

2

THEA 424 Musical Theatre Performance IV

2

Additional course from department list

2

DANCE 432 / 442 / 452 Advanced Ballet, Jazz, Tap II

1.5

DANCE 431 / 441 / 451 Advanced Ballet, Jazz, Tap

1.5

VOICE 462J Voice

2

VOICE 412J Voice

2

Social/Behavioral Sciences

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences

3

Humanities

3

Natural Science (GN)

3

Natural Science (GN)

3

Humanities (GH)

3

Total Credits:

16.5

Total Credits:

14.5

  • Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better.
  • Italics indicate courses that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
  • Bold Italics indicate courses requiring a quality grade of C or better and that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements.
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes: The musical theatre program is highly competitive. Applicants must audition to be considered for admission. See admission requirements at How to Apply.

+Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.