Prior to admission to the Musical Theater Program, students must audition for Professor Howard.
In addition to the Core Requirements, BFA students in Musical Theatre must also successfully complete the following courses:
Choose 2 courses from the following:
Choose from the following (at least 10 credits):
*Students may elect to mature within an ensemble by taking the major ensemble for his/her instrument up to 8 times for credit.
**Students are encouraged to take applied lessons every semester; however, a course substitution, one semester of APMS 4910 Lecture Recital Prep/Lecture Recital, is available for students lacking one semester of lessons.
***It is strongly recommended that B.F.A Musical Theatre students take MUSC 2450 Introduction to Opera, and MUSC 3320 Musical Theatre in America which are offered as part of the CORE.
***B.F.A Musical Theatre students are urged to take as many dance and acting electives as possible, and are strongly encouraged to take at least one dance class each semester.