University of Hawaii at Hilo Catalog 2013–2014

Performing Arts Certificate

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25 Semester Hours

The Performing Arts Certificate is designed to provide a strong background for students interested in pursuing careers in music, dance and/or drama. Courses taken to satisfy General Education or Music major requirements may also be used to meet the requirements of the certificate. Prerequisites must be completed before registering for individual courses in the Certificate.

  1. Required Courses in Drama (9 semester hours)
    • DRAM 271 Introduction to Theatre (3)
    • And two of the following courses:
      • DRAM 321 Styles of Acting (3)
      • DRAM 340 Stage Make-Up (3)
      • DRAM 350 Stage Costume (3)
      • DRAM 430 Directing (3)
      • DRAM 490 Lyric Theatre (3)
  2. Required Courses in Dance (9 semester hours)
    • DNCE 251 Introduction to Dance (3)
    • DNCE 371 Choreography (3)
    • DNCE 401 Dance Ensemble (3)
  3. Required Courses in Music (7 semester hours)
    • MUS 160 Introduction to Music Literature (3)
    • And two ensemble courses, selected from:
      • MUS 102 University Chorus (2)
      • MUS 402 Instrumental Ensemble (2)
      • MUS 404 University Showcase Singers (2)
      • MUS 406 Chamber Ensemble (2)

All prerequisites must be completed before students will be allowed to register for upper-division courses. Repeatable courses may be counted only once toward fulfilling the requirements for the certificate.