Performing Arts Program Degree Programs

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Performing Arts Minor with a concentration in Music Performance (18 credits)

  • PH 285 Philosophy of Performing Arts (3 Cr)
  • MU 121 Musicianship I (3 Cr)
  • Music Elective (3 Cr)
  • Music Ensemble (Instrumental) (5 Cr)
  • Music Private Lessons (4 Cr; offered at 1-2 credits each)

Performing Arts Minor with a concentration in Music Literature and Theory (18 credits)

  • PH 285 Philosophy of Performing Arts (3 Cr)
  • MU 121 Musicianship I (3 Cr)
  • Music Electives (12 Cr; does not include ensemble or private lessons)

Performing Arts Minor with a concentration in Theatre (18 credits)

  • PH 285 Philosophy of Performing Arts (3 Cr)
  • THR 101 Introduction to Theatre (3 Cr)
  • THR 102 Blackbox Stage Production and/or THR103 Mainstage Production (3 Cr; offered in ensemble productions of 1 credit each)
  • Theatre Electives (9 Cr)

Performing Arts Minor with a concentration in Dance (18 credits)

  • PH 285 Philosophy of Performing Arts (3 Cr)
  • DA 100 Introduction to History of Dance (3 Cr)
  • Dance Electives (6 Cr)
  • DA 300 Dance Ensemble Production (6 Cr)

Music Minor with a concentration in Music Performance (18 credits)

  • MU 121 Musicianship/Theory
  • MU 103 Bach to Beethoven or MU 104 Brahms to Bernstein
  • Nine credits in applied music (five in an ensemble and three of private lessons)
  • 1 additional music elective course (Three credits) in a music history or music literature course

Music Minor with a concentration in Music Theory & History (18 credits)

  • MU 121 Musicianship/Theory
  • MU 103 Bach to Beethoven or MU 104 Brahms to Bernstein
  • Three credits in applied music
  • Nine credits from music history or music literature courses

Associates Degree with a concentration in Music (18 credits)

  • MU 121 Musicianship/Theory
  • MU 103 Bach to Beethoven or MU 104 Brahms to Bernstein
  • Three credits in applied music
  • Nine credits from music history or music literature courses

Note: No more than 8 credits in applied music may count toward the 120 credits required for a bachelor’s degree. Students may elect more credits, but they will be counted beyond those needed for degree completion.