Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre (THRMT at University Park only) (125 min. credits)

Effective Spring 2016 (last Senate update)

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 100 (GA;US;IL) The Art of the Theatre Notes for: THEA 100

THEA 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 001S First-Year Seminar: Theatre Production Practices Notes for: THEA 001S

THEA 001S

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
DANCE 231 Beginning Ballet INotes for: DANCE 231

DANCE 231

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or DANCE 331 Intermediate Ballet I

DANCE 331

1.5
MUSIC 113 Music Theatre Class Voice INotes for: MUSIC 113

MUSIC 113

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
THEA 115 BFA Acting FoundationsNotes for: THEA 115

THEA 115

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
THEA 113 Musical Theatre Theory INotes for: THEA 113

THEA 113

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015

or ENGL 030+ (GWS) Honors Freshman Composition

ENGL 030

3
Total credits 14.5

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 150 Fundamental of DesignNotes for: THEA 150

THEA 150

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
THEA 114 Music Theatre: Form and AnalysisNotes for: THEA 114

THEA 114

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
DANCE 232 Beginning Ballet IINotes for: DANCE 232

DANCE 232

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or DANCE 332 Intermediate Ballet II

DANCE 332

1.5
MUSIC 114 Music Theatre Class Voice IINotes for: MUSIC 114

MUSIC 114

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
THEA 225A B.F.A. Acting Studio INotes for: THEA 225A

THEA 225A

C
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
THEA 225B B.F.A. Movement Studio I Notes for: THEA 225B

THEA 225B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
THEA 225C B.F.A. Voice/Speech Studio INotes for: THEA 225C

THEA 225C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
THEA 116 - Musical Theatre Theory IINotes for: THEA 116

THEA 116

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
Total credits 16.5

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 223 Musical Theatre Performance INotes for: THEA 223

THEA 223

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
DANCE 241 Beginning Jazz INotes for: DANCE 241

DANCE 241

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or DANCE 441 Advanced Jazz I

DANCE 441

1.5
VOICE 110J (GA) Voice: SecondaryNotes for: VOICE 110J

VOICE 110J

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2
THEA 212 Musical Theatre Theory II

THEA 212

3
THEA 425A B.F.A. Acting Studio IINotes for: THEA 425A

THEA 425A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
THEA 425C B.F.A. Voice/Speech Studio IINotes for: THEA 425C

THEA 425C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
THEA 289 - Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 289

THEA 289

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

CAS 100 (GWS)

3
Total credits 16.5

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 224 Musical Theatre Performance IINotes for: THEA 224

THEA 224

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
THEA 132 Survey of Theatre Production PracticeNotes for: THEA 132

THEA 132

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
DANCE 242 Beginning Jazz IINotes for: DANCE 242

DANCE 242

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or DANCE 442 Advanced Jazz II

DANCE 442

1.5
THEA 214 Musical Theatre Theory III

THEA 214

3
THEA 427A B.F.A. Acting Studio IIINotes for: THEA 427A

THEA 427A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
THEA 427C B.F.A. Voice/Speech Studio III

THEA 427C

2
VOICE 110J (GA) Voice: SecondaryNotes for: VOICE 110J

VOICE 110J

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3
Total credits 18.5

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 401Y (IL) Theatre History I: Ancient to 1700 Notes for: THEA 401Y

THEA 401Y

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
DANCE 382 Music Theatre Dance Style INotes for: DANCE 382

DANCE 382

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.5
VOICE 110J (GA) Voice: SecondaryNotes for: VOICE 110J

VOICE 110J

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2
Choral Ensemble Course SelectionNotes for: Choral Ensemble

Choral Ensemble

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
DANCE 251 Beginning Tap INotes for: DANCE 251

DANCE 251

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or DANCE 451 Advanced Tap INotes for: DANCE 451

DANCE 451

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.5
DANCE 431 Advanced Ballet INotes for: DANCE 431

DANCE 431

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or DANCE 441 Advanced Jazz I

DANCE 441

1.5
Total credits 17.5

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 408 (US) History of American Musical TheatreNotes for: THEA 408

THEA 408

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
DANCE 384 Music Theatre Dance Style IINotes for: DANCE 384

DANCE 384

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.5
VOICE 110J (GA) Voice: SecondaryNotes for: VOICE 110J

VOICE 110J

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity

3
ENGL 202 (GWS) Effective Writing

ENGL 202 (GWS)

3
DANCE 432 Advanced Ballet II

DANCE 432

or DANCE 442 Advanced Jazz II

DANCE 442

1.5
DANCE 252 Beginning Tap IINotes for: DANCE 252

DANCE 252

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or DANCE 452 Advanced Tap IINotes for: DANCE 452

DANCE 452

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.5
Total credits 15.5-16.5

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 423 Musical Theatre Performance IIINotes for: THEA 423

THEA 423

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
VOICE 412J Musical Theatre Voice V

VOICE 412J

2
Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Total credits 13-14

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 424 Musical Theatre Performance IVNotes for: THEA 424

THEA 424

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
VOICE 462J Musical Theatre Voice VI

VOICE 462J

2
Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
Total credits 13-14

Additional Notes

Program minimum credits for major: 125
 

  • 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.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

THEA 225A
C