Musical Theatre Performance (Undergraduate Certificate)

Program of Study

20 Credits: Students must be enrolled in a music degree or theatre degree and pass an audition for entrance.

Required Courses
DANC 1310Fundamentals of Dance1
DANC 2366Ballet I1
DANC 2367Jazz Dance I1
DANC 2368Modern Dance I1
MUSC 1006Musical Theatre Convocation (take four times )0
MUSC 3236History of American Musical Theatre3
or THEA 5179U Musical Theatre History
Select one of the following and take two times:2
Musical Theatre Performance
Musical Theatre Performance
Select two of the following:2
Ballet II
Jazz Dance II
Modern Dance II
Degree Options
Select one of the following:9
Theatre Degree
Music Degree
Total Credit Hours20


Take the following courses:
MUSA 1216Secondary Applied Voice (take two times)2
MUSA 1411Applied Voice- Musical Theatre (take two times)2
MUSP 3095Concert Chorale/Choral Union (take two times)2
Select one of the following:3
Music Foundations
Music Theory I (and MUSA 1306 or MUSA 2313)
Total Credit Hours9


Take the following courses:
THEA 1245Introduction to Acting & Directing3
THEA 3245Acting II3
THEA 4245Acting III3
Total Credit Hours9

Learning Outcomes  

  • 1. Physically and verbally demonstrate their knowledge of acting, dance, and vocal technique(s).
  • 2. Apply self-discipline as applied to the areas of personal attitude and studio/audition behavior and etiquette.
  • 3. Develop the skills needed for audition and performance/rehearsal process as it applies to current trends in professional theatre.