Centennial Honors College

Musical Theatre

Students may complete an honors curriculum in University Honors, Upper Division Honors, or Lower Division Honors. All Honors students must complete the one-hour honors colloquium (GH 299). Lower Division Honors includes General Honors coursework. Upper Division Honors includes honors work in the major. University Honors combines Upper and Lower Division Honors.

Honors students in Musical Theatre must complete all requirements for a major in Musical Theatre.

Grade Requirements

  • 3.4 overall GPA
  • 3.4 GPA in Honors courses

Lower Division Honors Requirements

  • Two General Honors seminars (6 semester hours)
  • An honors section of the First Year Experience (3 semester hours) (a General Honors seminar may be substituted in some cases),
  • GH 299 (one semester hour)

Upper Division Honors Requirements

Option A:using the BFA Senior Project as the capstone project

  • GH 299 COFAC Honors Seminar (one semester hour)
  • Complete 9 semester hours of in-course honors selected from: THEA 390,392, 476,497; MUS 394; DAN 310,313,316,382, 385, 413
  • THEA 499 (BFA showcase as in-course honors) (3 semester hours).  THEA 499 may be taken as an interdisciplinary project.
Option B: with thesis/project in addition to BFA Senior Project requirement (in regular curriculum)
  • GH 299 COFAC Honors Seminar (one semester hour)
  • Complete 9 semester hours of in-course honors selected from: THEA 390,392,476,497; MUS 394; DAN 310,313,316,382,385,413
  • THEA 401 (Honors Thesis/Project) (3 semester hours).  THEA 401 may be taken as an interdisciplinary thesis/project

 

University Honors

  • Two General Honors seminars (6 semester hours)
  • An honors section of the First Year Experience (in some cases a General Honors seminar may be substituted)
  • GH 299 COFAC Honors Seminar (one semester hour)
  • 9 semester hours of departmental in-course honors selected from list above
  • 3 semester hours of THEA 499 or THEA 401, depending on option selected above.    THEA 499 and THEA 401 may be taken as an interdisciplinary thesis or project.
Department Honors Coordinator:  Jeannie Woods (JM-Woods@wiu.edu, 298-2995)