2022-2023 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks 
    
    Mar 02, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Performance, Musical Theatre, B.F.A.


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The BFA in Performance - Musical Theatre is an intense  professional degree where students hone their skills as an actor, singer, dancer and actor combatant. Students are offered a comprehensive curriculum with courses in theatre, music,  stage combat, and dance to provide them with the training and skills necessary to meet the demands of a challenging career.

University Core and General Education Electives


University of Mobile’s undergraduate program is comprised of the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health Professions, Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies, Alabama School of the Arts, School of Business, Center for Christian Calling, and School of Education. All University of Mobile undergraduate students are required to complete certain basic courses that apply uniformly to the Bachelor of Arts degree, the Bachelor of Science degree, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and the Bachelor of Music degree unless otherwise noted. These are identified as basic course (general education) requirements. 

Requirements (Please see NOTES section below)


*Notes:


  1. Consult with your College/School advisor for specific and/or additional requirements relating to general education courses. For example, COM 101  is required for business, Christian studies, and education majors and teacher certification students. MA 110  is required for all majors in the School of Business. Education majors and teacher certification students have very specific requirements, particularly regarding English, Mathematics, History, and Laboratory Sciences.
  2. UM 101  University of Mobile 101 (1 semester hour) is required for new freshmen and transfer students.
  3. Students earning a Bachelor of Arts degree must also complete twelve semester hours of a foreign language. See specific requirements in the World Languages section of the catalog.
  4. Students earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Performance must also complete six semester hours of a foreign language.
  5. Students earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art, or Graphic Design must also complete six semester hours of a foreign language.
  6. Students earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in English, Creative Writing must also complete twelve semester hours of a foreign language.
  7. Students earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Management must also complete PSY 201 .  Students earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing must also complete AR 226 .

 

Course Requirements


Ensemble Participation


  • Primary Ensemble: University Singers (4 sequential semesters, required)
  • Secondary Ensemble: ASOTA is nationally accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). In order to remain in compliance with the accreditation agency, music majors are required to participate in large and small ensemble experiences. Therefore, ASOTA suggests a minimum of 4 sequential semesters of a small ensemble in addition to the required 8 sequential semesters of a primary/large ensemble.

NOTE: ASOTA scholarships also require participation every semester a student is receiving scholarship dollars beyond primary and secondary standard ensemble requirements.

Notes


Student pursuing the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance - Musical Theatre may substitute TH 285   for EN 201   or EN 202 .

Hours to Degree


124-125 hours are needed to graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance - Musical Theatre degree.

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