Dec 07, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Theatre: Musical Theatre Specialization (B.F.A.)


87 Major Hours, 120 Degree Hours


The B.F.A. Musical Theatre Specialization prepares students for entry into professional theatre as specialists in performance or for graduate study in the area. Musical Theatre training is process oriented with emphasis placed on developing an expressive vocal/physical/sensory instrument and special skills in dance and singing. These performance skills are integrated with a specific system of text analysis for use in the creation of a role.

In addition to the regental and university general education requirements, the following courses are required:

Specialization Requirements (87 hours)


Note:


THEA 495 Practicum (C) will be taken over 4 semesters (1cr each).

Four-Year Program Guides and Costs


USD encourages students to take 15 credits per semester or 30 credits within the year in order to graduate in 4 years. To help students complete their academic degree program in four years, we provide a sample academic plan. Please work with your academic advisor to confirm your plan. 

State Authorization - It Matters Where You Live


If your learning placement course (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) or your online course will be taken outside South Dakota, please reference USD’s State Authorization webpage.

State Authorization