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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Musical Theatre B.A.


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Requirements


(See the “Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees ” section of this catalog.)

Musical Theatre Program Requirements


  1. Every musical theatre major will perform satisfactorily in at least one role or technical crew position (including design, management and production running crews) for one show per semester. Academic eligibility factors into casting and production assignments; therefore, musical theatre majors should maintain an overall GPA of 2.7a5 or higher, keep regular attendance in all classes, and make a "C" or better in all courses required by the major.
  2. All musical theatre performance majors will audition for all WTAMU Theatre productions unless excused from audition by the director of the production.
  3. All musical theatre majors will attend the required jury evaluation at the end of the semester.
    • New musical theatre majors will have a jury at the end of their first semester in the program.
    • All musical theatre majors will have a jury at the end of each spring semester.
  4. Musical Theatre majors are required to enroll in six semesters of Theatre Practicum (THRE 1120, 3199).
  5. Musical Theatre majors are required to enroll in four semesters of Theatre Profession (THRE PROF).

Major in Musical Theatre


(Major Code: 215)

Administered by the Department of Art, Theatre and Dance, this interdisciplinary performance degree requires development and study in musical theatre and theatre (33 hours), music (14 hours) and dance (8 hours). An audition meeting program standards is required for admission into the WTAMU Musical Theatre Program. Additionally, students approved as musical theatre majors must pass annual juries in musical theatre in order to maintain their status in the program.

Required Courses


  • University Core Curriculum  requirements (42 hours). NOTE: Musical Theatre majors cannot receive core credit for THRE 1310 .
  • Bachelor of arts requirements (eight hours of foreign language).

Music (14 hours)


Four hours:

Six hours:

Electives


Twenty hours of advanced electives

Note:


All musical theatre majors are required to sign up for one credit hour of Theatre Practicum I (THRE 1120 ) for three semesters, one credit hour of Theatre Practicum II (THRE 3199 ) for three semesters, one credit hour of Musical Theatre I (THRE 1361 ) for two semesters and one credit hour of Musical Theatre II (THRE 3361 ) for three semesters.

Advising Services Degree Checklist and Curriculum Guides


The following Degree Checklist and Curriculum Guide (suggested course sequence) are available by linking to Advising Services Degree Checklists:

  • Musical Theatre B.A.

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