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BFA in Musical Theatre - 120 Credits Required
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
You currently have 0 credits, including in progress classes. In
some cases not all credits may be applicable toward your program
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at WCSU.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required
When your first term is graded, your cumulative GPA will be calculated.
If your cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 it is important to see an advisor
to make plans for raising your GPA.
Foreign Language Requirement
See Foreign Language Requirement section
General Education Competency Requirements
See General Education Competency Requirements section
General Education Course Requirements
See General Education Course Req. Including Cognates section
Major Requirements
See Major in Musical Theatre section
General Electives
Foreign Language Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
Complete a foreign language at an elementary II level or above. Students
who have completed three years of language in high school with at least a 'C'
average have satisfied this requirement. Consult your advisor.
General Education Competency Requirements
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
Students must complete each of the competencies listed below. In
addition, students must complete 3 of the competencies a second time
excluding First Year (FY) and WRT 101 (WI).
General Education Competencies
Creative Process (CP)
1 to 2 Classes
Fall 2019
Critical Thinking (CT)
1 to 2 Classes
Oral Communication (OC)
1 to 2 Classes
Health and Wellness (HW)
1 to 2 Classes
Scientific Inquiry (SI)
1 to 2 Classes
Intercultural Competence (IC)
1 to 2 Classes
Information Literacy (IL)
1 to 2 Classes
First Year Experience (FY)
1 Class
Culminating Experience (CE)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Course (WRT 101)
1 Class
Writing Intensive II (W2)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Intensive III (W3)
1 to 2 Classes
Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
1 to 2 Classes
General Education Course Including Cognates
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
40 credits are required.
3 Credits in WRT 101
Intro to Drama
1 Class in ENG 107
Major in Musical Theatre
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
80 credits are required.
Minimum 2.5 major GPA
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 40 credits must be taken at WCSU.
Introduction to Theatre Production Lab
THR 100
Ballet Fundamentals for Musical Theatre
THR 103
Performance Techniques
THR 150
Stage Makeup
THR 165
Musical Theatre Workshop
THR 171
Acting I: Character Study
THR 181
Technical Theatre I
THR 182
Musical Theatre History
THR 204
Dance for Musical Theatre - Jazz
THR 207
Dance for Musical Theatre - Tap
THR 208
Dance for Musical Theatre - Modern
THR 209
Voice and Diction
THR 260
History of Theatre
THR 279
Acting II: Scene Study
THR 281
Costume Technology
THR 284
Theatre Production, 1 cr. each of 6 semesters
THR 300
Dance Combination Class (1 cr. each semester)
THR 305
Cabaret Performance
THR 370
Advanced Musical Theatre Workshop
THR 372
Acting III: Period Styles
THR 388
Audition Techniques
THR 389
Musical Theatre Repertoire
THR 401
Transition Workshop
THR 403
Senior Portfolio
THR 490
Sing & Dancing for Mus Theatre or Special Topics in Theatre Arts
THR 301 or 402
Music Theory I
MUS 108
Sight Singing/Eartraining I
MUS 114
Sight singing/Eartraining II
MUS 115
Keyboard Competency I
MUS 125
Keyboard Competency II
MUS 126
Applied Voice - 8 cr, 1 cr. per semester
THR 183
General Elective Requirements 5 credits