Performing Arts Program Degree Programs

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Theatre Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts

  • 45 credits in the required University Core
  • 36 credits in the Theatre Arts Major
  • 39 credits in free electives or toward a second major

Minor in Theatre Arts | 18 credits

  • THR 112 History of Theatre I (3 Cr)
  • THR 212 History of Theatre II (3 Cr)
  • THR 210 Acting for Musical Theatre I (3 Cr)
    • OR THR 110 Acting I (3 Cr)
  • THR 211 Acting for Musical Theatre II (3 Cr)
    • OR THR 111 Acting II (3 Cr)
  • 6 credits of theatre electives*

*No more than 3 credits of performance credits (these are the 1 credit classes)

Dance

Minor in Dance18 credits

  • DA 100 Introduction to History of Dance (3 Cr)
  • DA 310 Social Issues Through Dance (3 Cr)
  • 12 credits of dance electives*

*No more than 6 credits of performance (these are the 1 credit classes)

Music

Music Minor with a concentration in Music Performance (Vocal & Instrumental) | 18 credits

  • MU 121 Musicianship/Theory
  • MU 103 Bach to Beethoven or MU 104 Brahms to Bernstein
  • Nine credits in applied music (five in an ensemble and three of private lessons)
  • 1 additional music elective course (Three credits) in a music history or music literature course

Music Minor with a concentration in Music Theory & History18 credits

  • MU 121 Musicianship/Theory
  • MU 103 Bach to Beethoven or MU 104 Brahms to Bernstein
  • Three credits in applied music
  • Nine credits from music history or music literature courses

Associate's Degree with a concentration in Music | 18 credits

  • MU 121 Musicianship/Theory
  • MU 102 History of Jazz or MU 103 Bach to Beethoven or MU 104 Brahms to Bernstein
  • Three credits in applied music
  • Nine credits from music history or music literature courses

No more than 8 credits in applied music may count toward the 120 credits required for a bachelor’s degree. Students may elect more credits, but they will be counted beyond those needed for degree completion.