Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30

Required Courses:

Core Courses
THTR 5012American Musical Theater3
THTR 5134Directing for the Musical Stage3
THTR 5392The Business of the Business in Theater3
THTR 5804Dramaturgy3
Electives18
Inclusive Vocal Development: Pre-Kindergarten - Secondary
Assessment of Music Learning
Musical Theater Voice and Acting
Musical Theater Scene Study
Musical Theater Dance Techniques
Speech for the Actor I
Vocal Production for the Actor I
Vocal Production for the Actor II
Dance for the Actor I
Dance for the Actor II
Rehearsal & Performance
Script and Score Analysis
Costume Production
Lighting Design II
Costume Design II
Theatrical Makeup
Scene Design II
Project in Acting
Projects in Directing I
Research
Thesis
Total Credit Hours30

Culminating Events:
Master's Thesis:
A final performance, demonstration project, and/or research paper is required. The student works with a thesis advisor, as assigned, until the project is completed. Prior to graduation, students make a formal presentation of their thesis for Theater faculty, students, and invited guests. Detailed guidelines for a written M.A. thesis process and evaluation are found in the Graduate Handbook.