Musical Theatre Comprehensive, Bachelor of Music

Offered by Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses 12
Portal
Select one course numbered 188 3
Distribution
Aesthetics 6
Including:
American Musical Theatre
Dance Appreciation
Introduction to the Theatre
Humanities 6
Social Sciences 6
Natural Sciences 7
Analytical and Quantitative Thought 3
Including:
Music Theory I
Wellness 0
Capstone
Select one course numbered 388 3
Major Option
Complete all required courses74
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum0
Total Credit Hours120

Candidates for degrees must satisfactorily complete an exit assessment including a portfolio before graduation.

Major Option

Musical Theatre Core Requirements
MUS 122Conducting1
MUS 145Diction for Singers I1
MUS 198Sight Singing and Ear Training I1
MUS 199Sight Singing and Ear Training II1
MUS 201Music Theory II3
MUS 324Musical Theatre Coaching I1
MUS 325Musical Theatre Coaching II1
MUS 326Musical Theatre Coaching III1
MUS 327Musical Theatre Coaching IV1
MUS 337Sight Singing and Ear Training III1
MUS 338Sight Singing and Ear Training IV1
MUS 339Music Theory III3
MUS 340Music Theory IV3
MUS 347Music History and Literature I3
MUS 348Music History and Literature II3
MUS 430Vocal Pedagogy3
MUS 488Recital (Senior)1
Select 4 credit hours of the following: 14
Piano Techniques I 2
Piano Techniques II 2
Piano Techniques III 2
Piano Techniques IV 2
Keyboard Harmonization 2
Musical Theatre Private Instruction-Voice 3
Select 11 credit hours of the following:11
Select 2-6 credit hours of the following:
Private Instruction, Primary Instrument
Private Instruction, Primary Instrument
Select 5-9 credit hours of the following:
Advanced Private Instruction
Advanced Private Instruction
MUS 351RAdvanced Private Instruction with Junior Recital2
Musical Theatre Vocal Ensemble 4
Select 4 credit hours of the following:4
Choraleers
University Men's Chorus
University Women's Chorus
Select 4 credit hours of the following:4
Opera Workshop
Nebraskats
Theatre and Dance Curriculum
DANC 138Dance Techniques I2
DANC 139Dance Technique II2
DANC 148Jazz Dance I1
DANC 149Jazz Dance II1
DANC 236Tap Dance I1
DANC 341ACreative Projects in Dance1
THEA 225Acting I3
THEA 226Acting II3
THEA 306Movement for the Stage3
THEA 425Acting III3
Total Credit Hours74
1

Placement into the appropriate level piano class will be determined by the piano faculty at the time of the entrance audition.

2

Requirements may be met through proficiency examination; credit hours to be replaced by Music Electives. See advisor.

3

Students must enroll in private instruction in voice every semester for a minimum of 8 semesters.

4

Students must enroll in a vocal ensemble every semester for a minimum of 8 semesters. See advisor to choose specific ensemble.