Piano Primary Track

Bachelor of Music in Music Theatre: Piano Primary Track (123 credits)

Choirs and Conducting
CR-501University Chorale (4 Semesters)
 Ensemble (2 Semesters) *1 2
CR-215Fundamentals of Conducting3
CR-315Techniques of Conducting3
Applied Music 23
PI-165/365Piano Primary (8 Semesters)
VC-103/203Voice Secondary (4 Semesters) *2 4
PI-513Jazz Keyboard Improvisation
Theory and Music History 29

Theory I

MUS-110LTheory I Lab 1
MUS-111Theory II 3
MUS-111LTheory II Lab 1
MUS-210Theory III 3
MUS-211Theory IV 3
MUS-105Music History I 3
MUS-106Music History II 3
MTR-120History of American Musical Theatre 3
Choose two from the following (2 courses, 3 credits each)
MUS-210 is a prerequisite for all four courses.
TH-259Electroacoustic Music 
TH-424Choral and Instrumental Arranging 
Professional Studies: DANCE
MTR-109Ballet I
MTR-209Tap Dance I 1
MTR-309Jazz Dance I 1
Professional Studies: ACTING9
Introduction to Acting 3
MTR-317Auditions: Preparation & Techniques 3
MTR-492Singing Actor: Musical Theatre 3
Professional Studies: MUSIC THEATRE13
Music Theatre Lab (8 semesters) 0
MTR-251Genres and Styles I3
MTR-252Genres and Styles II 3
MTR-253Genres and Styles III 3
MTR-493Musical Theatre Production1
MTR-496Workshop in Musical Theatre3
School of Fine and Performing Arts General Education Requirements *3 33

Additional Requirements
Sophomore Review
Piano Juries
Senior Piano Recital


  1. Please see the Music Theater Director for a list of approved elective ensembles.
  2. Students completing fewer than four (4) semesters of secondary applied music study must make up the credits in free elective, in order to meet the minimum number 123 credits for graduation.
  3. Arts and Sciences course choices will be made available each year, following the guidelines of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  4. Completion of French, German, Italian, or Latin II is required. Students exempted from one or more semesters of foreign language study must replace the missing credits with other Arts & Sciences electives.