2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Musical Theater (BA.MTH)

Program Description 

Vermont State University’s Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theater program offers a strong combination of theory and practice through a comprehensive curriculum of music, theater, and dance.  Students will gain knowledge and skills through a carefully planned course of studies that will introduce foundational concepts in each of the three content areas and progress to more advanced and focused studies in musical theater.  Students will also receive training in a variety of specific styles for individual and group performance. 

Students will be performing on stage from their first year and they will have multiple opportunities to hone and showcase their skills during full-length musical production every spring with a variety of other opportunities such as: University Chorale, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Dance performances, Main Stage Theater, and many student productions. 

Program Outcomes 

  1. Discuss and analyze productions in terms of thematic concerns, literary qualities, and artistic approaches.  

  1. Demonstrate a degree of competency in dance, theater, and a musical instrument or voice through public performance.  

  1. Incorporate input and ideas generated through the collaborative process of production into their own creative work.  

  1. Present work for review in a professional manner.  

Credits Required for Program: 76


To obtain a degree, students must fulfill the major-specific requirements as well as satisfy all other Degree Requirements  including the General Education Requirements .