Aug 14, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Musical Theatre B.F.A.

(Major code: 217)

Note: No new students will be admitted to B.A., Musical Theatre program (code 215) program beginning Fall 2019; the 215 program will phase out by 2024.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Degree

Refer to the “Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees ” section of this catalog.

Theatre Program Requirements

  1. Through the Theatre Production course (THRE PROD ), each 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 a semester GPA of 2.50 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.
    • Juries will occur through required semester enrollment in the Audition or Portfolio sequence (THRE FRSH , THRE SOPH , THRE JUNR , THRE SENR )

Required Courses

University Core Curriculum Requirements (42 hours)

Refer to the “University Core Curriculum ” section of this catalog.

Theatre (48 hours)

120 hours total

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