Performing Arts Minor

Program Description:

The Performing Arts Minor is designed for non-majors who wish to show expertise in the performing arts. Students must earn a “C” or higher in all Performing Arts courses that are applied toward completion of the Performing Arts Minor.

Program Requirements (28 credits):

Required Courses in Drama (10)

  • DRAM 101 Introduction to Theatre (3)
  • DRAM 280 Basic Stagecraft (3)
  • DRAM 280L Basic Stagecraft Laboratory (1)
  • Choose one course from the following list (3):
    • DRAM 318 Playwriting (3)
    • DRAM 321 Styles Of Acting (3)
    • DRAM 340 Stage Makeup (3)
    • DRAM 350 Stage Costume (3)
    • DRAM 421 Acting Troupe (3)
    • DRAM 430 Directing (3)
    • DRAM 490 Lyric Theatre (3)

Required Courses in Dance (9)

  • DNCE 150 Intro To Dance (3)
  • DNCE 371 Choreography (3) or DNCE 401 Dance Ensemble (3)
  • Choose one course from the following list (3):
    • DNCE 160 Ballet I (3)
    • DNCE 260 Ballet II (3)
    • DNCE 180 Jazz Dance I (3)
    • DNCE 280 Jazz Dance II (3)
    • DNCE 190 Modern Dance I (3)
    • DNCE 290 Modern Dance II (3)

Required Courses in Music (9)

  • MUS 106 Intro to Music Literature (3)
  • Two ensemble courses, selected from the following list (6):
    • MUS 114 University Chorus (3)
    • MUS 402 Jazz Orchestra (3)
    • MUS 404 Kapili Choir (3)
    • MUS 410 Ensembles (3)

Notes:

  1. All prerequisites must be completed before students will be allowed to register for upper-division courses.
  2. Repeatable courses may be counted only once toward fulfilling the requirements for the Minor.
  3. Students must earn a “C” or higher in all Performing Arts courses that are applied toward completion of the Performing Arts Minor.