Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year 
    Jul 17, 2018  
Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Musical Theatre Major (B.F.A.)

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The bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.) degree in musical theatre is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in musical theatre. The program will provide interrelated educational experiences in music, theatre, and dance that prepare students for the production of musical theatre in the professional, academic, and community theatre environment. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 for admission to the program.

Required Courses

University Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education Requirements: 12 Credits

Musical Theatre Major (B.F.A.): 90 Credits

Music Theatre Electives: 9 Credits

  • Nine (9) upper-level credits in theatre, music, or dance

General Electives: 4 Credits

Total Required Credits: 128

*Proficiency through 102 can only be met through successful completion of a language course at the 102 or higher level. Some students may need to complete language 101 before taking 102. Credits for 101 will be applied towards General Electives.

**Ensembles include Music Theatre Ensemble (MUSC 1722 /MUSC 3722 ), Samford Opera (MUSC 1723 /MUSC 3723 ), Opera Workshop (MUSC 1724 /MUSC 3724 ), University Chorale (MUSC 1720 /MUSC 3720 ), and A Cappella Choir (MUSC 1721 /MUSC 3721 ).

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