Academic Calendar 2022-2023

Music Theatre – General (Music Theatre) – Bachelor of Music Theatre


Subject:  Administered by DAN School of Drama and Music, in co-operation with the Music Theatre – Performance Diploma Program at St. Lawrence College.
Plan:  Consists of 69.00 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, in combination with sufficient electives to total 90.00 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Music Theatre Degree.  

Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2021-2022 Calendar for the previous requirements.

1. Core
A. Complete the following:
DRAM 100Introduction to Theatre6.00
MUSC 104Music Fundamentals3.00
MUTH 1UNS 19.00
B. Complete the following:
DRAM 200Theatre History and Literature I6.00
DRAM 220Play Reading and Analysis3.00
DRAM 240Introduction to Theatre Space3.00
DRAM 246Technical Practicum1.50
DRAM 247Drama Practicum1.50
or MUSC 247 Music Practicum
or MUTH 247 Music Theatre Practicum
C. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Musical Theatre
Structures of Music Theatre
D. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Issues in Music Theatre
E. Complete the following:
MUSC 171Social History of Popular Music3.00
F. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Music Direction for Music Theatre
Music Theatre Creation Lab
G. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Keyboard Skills
Keyboard Lab
H. Complete the following:
MUTH 340Arts Professionalism3.00
2. Option
A. Complete 9.00 units from the following:9.00
B. Complete 9.00 units from the following:9.00
Elective Courses21.00
Total Units90.00

3. Notes

A. 18.00 units in transfer credit will be awarded from St. Lawrence College to the Queen’s degree following successful completion of all requirements of the first two years of the Advanced Diploma program in Music Theatre – Performance. The transfer credits will be awarded as DRAM 100/6.0, MUSC 104/3.0 and MUTH 1UNS/9.0.

B. It is recommended that students take MUTH 210; MUTH 211MUTH 310 to fulfill requirement 2.A.

C. A maximum of 6.00 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. 

Music Theatre Course Lists

The following lists contain courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.5 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.


Drama Substitutions
CLST 312Greek and Roman Drama3.00
DEVS 321Development Dramas3.00
ENGL 256Shakespeare6.00
ENGL 257Elizabethan Shakespeare3.00
ENGL 258Jacobean Shakespeare3.00
ENGL 259Global Shakespeare3.00
ENGL 326Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama6.00
ENGL 335English Drama to 17006.00
FREN 305Le théâtre depuis 19453.00
GNDS 427Towards the Human: Race and the Politics of Expression3.00
IDIS 210Arts in Society3.00
IDIS 410Contemporary Cultural Performance in Practice3.00
ITLN 357Pirandello's Theatre3.00
LLCU 200Semiotics: Interpreting the World3.00
LLCU 257Pirandello's Theatre3.00
LLCU 301Oral Tradition and Innovation in Cultural Transmission3.00
LLCU 332Spanish Baroque Short Theatre3.00
LLCU 339XX-Century Italian Playwrights: In Search of the Theatre3.00
MUSC 287Percussion Techniques and Methods3.00


Music Substitutions
BADR 2003.00
DRAM 247Drama Practicum1.50
GNDS 410Special Topics in Gender Studies3.00
IDIS 410Contemporary Cultural Performance in Practice3.00
LLCU 244Hips Don't Lie?: Music and Culture in Latin America3.00
MAPP 311Sound Production3.00