Minor in the Performing Arts

The 19-credit Performing Arts minor calls for: a required introductory performance course, two required foundational courses, elective coursework in theater, music, and/or dance, and a one-credit performance practicum.

Course descriptions can be found here.

Minor Requirements: 19 Credits

Required Courses (4 Cred):

PERF 111 - Performing Arts Practices (3)

PERF 399 - Performing Arts Practicum (1)

Choose 2 from the following 3 foundational courses (6 Cred):

MUS 101 - Music Appreciation I (3)

OR MUS 102 - Music Appreciation II (3)

ENG 211 - Modern Drama (3)

PERF 203 - Dance Explorations (3)

Choose from the following electives* (9 Cred):

MUS 104 - World Music (3)

MUS 107 - Understanding & Playing the Blues (3)

MUS 108 - Blues: Harmony & Theory (3)

MUS 109 - American Folk Music (3)

MUS 201 - Musical Comedy (3)

MUS 202 - Music Fundamentals (3)

MUS 203 - Popular Music (3)

MUS 204 - Music for Educators: Classroom Folk Music (3)

MUS 207 - Songwriting: Craft & Creation (3)

MUS 215 - History of Jazz (3)

PERF 101 - Chorus [up to 3 credits] (1)

PERF 105 - Basic Acting (3)

PERF 106 - Vocal Techniques & Voice Training [up to 3 credits] (1)

PERF 107 - Introduction to Theatre Arts (3)

PERF 108 - Dance Techniques [up to 3 credits] (1)

PERF 109X - Ballet Techniques I [up to 3 credits] (1)

PERF 110X - Preparing for Musical Theatre [up to 3 credits] (1)

PERF 201 - Intermediate Acting (3)

PERF 202 - World Percussion (3)

*Completion of MUS 101, MUS 102, ENG 211, and/or PERF 203 may earn elective credit if not used to earn foundational course credit.