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  Sep 27, 2020
UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

Bachelor of Music in Performance: Voice, with Emphasis in Musical Theatre (B.M)

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The student should possess a natural vocal quality that would warrant advanced training in musical theatre repertoire, and must be able to sing songs of moderate difficulty.

Completion of Second-Year Level

At the end of the second year the student should have acquired and developed to a high degree the principles of enunciation, tone-production, tone-placement, breath control, and essentials of interpretation. Representative literature of the less difficult arias from opera and oratorio and several standard songs must be sung by memory. Two songs from the Italian, German, and French classics  should be prepared for public performance.

Completion of Fourth-Year Level

The candidate for graduation shall have prepared musical selections from a variety of styles and periods of Broadway literature including solo songs and ensemble pieces. Recital repertoire will be chosen to accentuate the student’s established technical, expressive, and collaborative qualities in singing, acting, and dancing.


University Core - Science (7 hours)

Seven hours of science hours are required, including one 4-hour lab course.  Students are encouraged to choose from one of the following lab courses below:

University Core - Mathematics (3 hours)

Any MAT course numbered 101 or higher, determined in consultation with the advisor.

University Core - Modern Languages (6 Hours)

Take six semester hours of either French or German.

University Core - Physical Education (3 hours)

Three hours are required.  Recommended courses are listed below:

University Core - Chapel

Students at Mississippi College are required to complete chapel requirements based on the student classification at the time of enrollment as detailed below:

Freshman (0-23 semester hours) 4 semesters
Sophomore (24-53 semester hours) 3 semesters
Junior (54-83 semester hours) 2 semesters
Senior (84 or more semester hours) 1 semester

Students classified as ADP (Accelerated Degree Program) and students enrolled in online degree programs are exempt from chapel requirements.



Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program.  Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor.

Total: 132 sem. hrs.


  is recommended for the 3-hour science lecture course in the University core science requirement.

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