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Musical Theatre, BFA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Magnolia, AR, United States
The Musical Theatre program offered by 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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Overview

Learning goals of the Musical Theatre program offered by Southern Arkansas University:

  • 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

  • More details:

    August-December

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    121-124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Dance and Stage Movement
  • Voice and Diction
  • Stagecraft
  • Fundamentals of Acting
  • Theatre Production Practicum
  • Advanced Voice and Dialects
  • Musical Theatre Literature

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    5.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • $90 Application fee
  • Secondary School/University Transcripts
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Copy of Immigration Documents

Tuition Fee

  • International

    355 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 355 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    228 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 228 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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