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Musical Theatre, BFA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Magnolia, AR, United States
The Musical Theatre curriculum at the Southern Arkansas University offers a rigorous course of study with options in a wide variety of theatre topics pertinent to careers in these degrees, including performance, design, management, or advanced graduate studies.
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Each Musical Theatre major from the Southern Arkansas University must audition and be accepted into the program before declaring their major. 

Auditions for the program will be held once during the fall semester and three times during the spring semester on designated dates.

Learning Goals

  • Our graduates communicate effectively.
  • Our graduates understand the role that theatre plays in society.
  • Our graduates will develop their artistic and creative abilities.
  • Our graduates will understand the technology used in their field.
  • Our graduates will have learned theatre through practical production experience.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The College of Liberal and Performing Arts offers an excellent education that prepares students for the challenges and opportunities in a diverse and changing global society. 
  • The college’s graduates possess the knowledge, experience, and skills to pursue many promising careers. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application for admission
  • ACT/SAT scores
  • High school transcript (showing graduation date) or GED passing scores
  • Immunization record
  • Other information as requested by the Office of Admissions

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5730 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5730 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3210 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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