2018-2019 University Catalog 
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2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Theatre, B.M.

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Minimum Total Credits Required: 124.5

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

Minimum Music Credits Required: 64.5

Minimum General Studies Credits Required: 27


1 Three credits per semester for 8 semesters.

2 Secondary instrument is piano until Proficiency 4 is achieved. Depending upon placement results, piano study may occur in classes, lessons, or a combination. If the requisite proficiency is achieved in fewer than 4 semesters, continued piano study or study on another instrument is required. Secondary study beyond 4 semesters requires an additional fee.

3 One credit per semester for 6 semesters. May be taken as elective in additional semesters.

4 To register for MUC 345 (Music Theatre Workshop 5: Advanced Scene Work/ New Songwriter’s Showcase) , 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 To register for MUC 446 (Music Theatre Workshop 8: 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.

6 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

7 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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