Theatre and Media Arts
 

Music Dance Theatre

Music Dance Theatre
BFA
Hours77 Credit Hours
LEPLimited Enrollment Program of 65 Students.
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MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

Participate in proficiency examinations in each of the three areas at the end of each semester. Failure in two or more areas over two consecutive semesters constitutes termination of major status. Failure to take a proficiency exam results in termination of major status. Please see the advisement center for details and procedures regarding proficiency requirements.
The School of Music requires a minimum of 40 hours to be taken in residence at BYU for this degree program. These hours may also go toward BYU's 30-hour residency requirement for graduation.
Any grade below C- in major courses is not acceptable for graduation. Dance technique courses require a grade of B- for advancement to the next level.
requirement 1 Complete 4 options
Music courses:
option 1.1 Complete 4 courses
option 1.2 Complete 4.0 hours from the following course(s)
option 1.3 Complete 4.0 hours from the following course(s)
option 1.4 Complete 1 hour from the following course(s)
requirement 2 Complete 6 options
option 2.1 Complete 3.0 hours from the following course(s)
option 2.2 Complete 2.0 hours from the following course(s)
option 2.3 Complete 5.0 hours from the following course(s)
option 2.4 Complete 3.5 hours from the following course(s)
Note: Dance 243R must be taken concurrently with Dance 244R (fulfills a 1.0 elective credit).
option 2.5 Complete 1 hour from the following course(s)
option 2.6 Complete 2.0 hours from the following course(s)
Complete 2 additional credit hours from courses not yet completed to fulfill Requirement 2.
requirement 3 Complete 2 options
Theatre courses:
option 3.1 Complete 9 courses
option 3.2
Complete one hour of TMA 220R: Workshop 1: Acting as an ensemble member.
requirement 4 Complete 3 courses
MDT seminar courses:
requirement 5 Complete 3 courses
History of MDT courses:
requirement 6 Complete 1 course
Choreographic styles:
requirement 7 Complete 3 courses
Senior performance project courses:
requirement 8 Complete 7.5 hours from the following course(s)
Elective courses:
DANCE 540R - (Not currently offered)
TMA 236 - (Not currently offered)
Program Outcomes: 

Professional Skills and Preparation

Students will demonstrate professionally competitive performance skills in acting, singing, and dancing.

Music Theatre in History and Culture

Students will understand the place of music theatre historically, as well as in contemporary culture and assess their position within this construct.

Spirituality, Ethics, and the Music Theatre Industry

Students will critically examine spiritual values and ethical issues relevant to the music theatre industry and the art form.