The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre is awarded for successful completion of 120 credits as described below:
Students who enter the BFA program with fewer than 30 liberal arts
transfer credits must take their first 12 credits (four courses) in general education at The
Students are responsible for keeping track of the liberal arts and
non-liberal arts credits they need to complete the degree requirements.
Careful consultation with an academic advisor (at least twice a year) is
important in order to maintain the correct distribution of credits.
A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better is required to graduate.
Questions about courses, study options, and degree requirements can
be answered by an admission counselor or a core faculty advisor in the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students.
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