BFA Four-Year Degree Plan: Musical Theatre

The musical theatre program at Missouri State can be completed in four years or a total of eight semesters. However, a four-year degree plan does not take into account dual credit or transfer credit that you may bring upon admission to the university.

Sample schedule

This is a model four-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may very slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of a minor or second major, and placement in English. This sample schedule serves as a guide and should not replace regular meetings with your advisor.

All music and theatre courses should be taken in the sequence suggested. Students may wish to rearrange the general education classes but are cautioned to check for prerequisites that can affect graduation planning.

The following degree plan, last reviewed 07-02-2018, is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

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Total hours 16

Second semester (spring)

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Total hours 17

Third semester (fall)

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Social and Behavior Sciences - General Education 3
Total hours 18

Fourth semester (spring)

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Quantitative Literacy - General Education 3
Total hours 16

Fifth semester (fall)

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Writing II 3
Humanities - General Education 3
Life Sciences or Physical Sciences (with lab) - General Education 4
Total hours 19

Sixth semester (spring)

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Life Sciences or Physical Sciences (no lab) - General Education 3-4
Total hours 15-16

Seventh semester (fall)

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Public Issues - General Education 3
Social and Behavior Sciences - General Education 3
Total hours 16

Eighth semester (spring)

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The Arts - General Education 3
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
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Total hours 13