Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre (THRMT at University Park only) (127 min. credits)

Fall 2005 (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 431 Advanced Ballet I

DANCE 431

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
Music 50 - Beginning Piano

Music 50

or Music 51 - Intermediate Class Piano

Music 51

or Music 110 - Keyboard Skills I

Music 110

or Music 170 - Keyboard Skills II
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 15.5

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 432 Advanced Ballet IINotes for: DANCE 432

DANCE 432

Prerequisite: DANCE 431
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
Music 50 - Beginning Piano

Music 50

or Music 51 - Intermediate Class Piano

Music 51

or Music 110 - Keyboard Skills I

Music 110

or Music 170 - Keyboard SKills II

Music 170

1
THEA 200 - Script Analysis

Thea 200

2
Total credits 17.5

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
THEA 289 Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 289

THEA 289

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
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
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 I

DANCE 451

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
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

CAS 100 (GWS)

3
Total credits 18

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 130 - Intro to Theatre Technology (Scenic & Costume)

THEA 130

or THEA 131 - Intro to Theatre Technology (Sound & Lighting)

THEA 131

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
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 II

DANCE 452

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 IIINotes for: THEA 427C

THEA 427C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
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 20

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 371 Music Theatre Dance Style INotes for: DANCE 371

DANCE 371

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
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
Total credits 12.5

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 372 Musci Theatre Dance Style IINotes for: DANCE 372

DANCE 372

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

Health and Physical Activity

3
ENGL 202 (GWS) Effective Writing

ENGL 202 (GWS)

3
Total credits 12.5

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
Additional course from department listNotes for: Additional course

Additional course

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2
DANCE 431 Advanced Ballet I

DANCE 431

or DANCE 441 Advance Jazz I

DANCE 441

or DANCE 451 Advanced Tap I

DANCE 451

1.5
2
Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Total credits 16.5

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
DANCE 432 Advanced Ballet II

DANCE 432

or DANCE 442 Advanced Jazz II

DANCE 442

or DANCE 452 Advanced Tap II

DANCE 452

1.5
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 14.5

Additional Notes

Program minimum credits for major: 127

  • 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

DANCE 432
Prerequisite: DANCE 431
THEA 225A
C