2021-2022 University Catalog 
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2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Theatre, B.M.

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No more than four credits of D may be earned in MUC, THE, DAN and HPE dance technique courses.

Minimum Total Credits Required: 120.5

Minimum Music Credits Required: 59.5

Minimum General Studies Credits Required: 31


1 Three credits per semester for 8 semesters.

2 Secondary instrument is piano. Regardless of placement results, two semesters of piano study must occur in classes, lessons, or a combination.  Secondary study beyond 2 semesters requires an additional fee.

3 One credit per semester for 4 semesters. May be taken as elective in additional semesters.

4 To register for MUC 345 (Music Theatre Workshop 5: Golden Age of Music Theatre) , students must have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher in all performance classes: specifically, Music Theatre Workshop, Voice, and Dance. Failure to do so will render students ineligible to continue in the Music Theatre program.

5 MUC 445 (Music Theatre Workshop 7: Music Theatre Senior Boot Camp)  includes a required senior recital.

6 To register for MUC 446 (Music Theatre Workshop 8: Music Theatre Showcase) , students must have 18 credit hours or less remaining to graduate (assuming successful completion of current semester coursework). Any credits earned off campus to satisfy remaining academic requirements must transfer before registering for MUC 446 . Only students registered for MUC 446  will be permitted to participate in the BW New York Music Theatre Showcase.

7 A proficiency exam is administered to determine entry level of foreign language study. Students whose language requirement is reduced may take the equivalent number of credit hours in other liberal arts

8 See Bachelor of Arts & Sciences Core ;for more information about Core requirements. Note that specific University core requirements for Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and a minor field of study do not apply to Bachelor of Music degree programs. Students may select to either take ten credits from any areas of the Humanities, Natural Sciences, and/or Social Sciences, or to complete a minor field of study outside of music, theatre, or dance.

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