Performing Arts Certificate

The Performing Arts Certificate is designed for non-majors who wish to show expertise in the performing arts. Prerequisites must be completed before registering for individual courses in the Certificate.

Requirements (25 credits):

  1. Required Courses in Drama (9)
    • DRAM 271 Introduction to Theatre (3)
    • And two of the following courses:
      • DRAM 321 Styles Of Acting (3)
      • DRAM 340 Stage Makeup (3)
      • DRAM 350 Stage Costume (3)
      • DRAM 430 Directing (3)
      • DRAM 490 Lyric Theatre (3)
  2. Required Courses in Dance (9)
    • DNCE 251 Intro To Dance (3)
    • DNCE 371 Choreography (3)
    • DNCE 401 Dance Ensemble (3)
  3. Required Courses in Music (7)
    • MUS 160 Intro to Music Literature (3)
    • And two ensemble courses, selected from:
      • MUS 102 University Chorus (3)
      • MUS 402 Jazz Orchestra (3)
      • MUS 404 Kapili Choir (3)
      • MUS 406 Chamber Ensembles (3)

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.