Musical Theatre Certificate

Musical Theatre Certificate

Program Code: 2C08422

The Musical Theatre Certificate Program is designed to prepare the student for performance competency in the field of Musical Theatre. The Musical Theatre Certificate requires a total of 36.5-37.5 units of which 34.5 are in required courses. Students who wish to complete the Musical Theatre Certificate with an emphasis in Dance are required to complete an additional 5-6 units. Students who wish to complete the Musical Theatre Certificate with an emphasis as a Singer are required to complete an additional 4 units. Students who wish to complete the Musical Theatre Certificate with an emphasis in Dance and the Musical Theatre Certificate with an emphasis as a Singer are required to complete a total of 45.5-47.5 units.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Outcome 1: Explain, discriminate and relate the professional work ethic of Musical Theatre. Outcome 2: Identify and apply specific skills, knowledge, and creativity for professional development and employment in Musical Theatre. Outcome 3: Demonstrate the ability to perform dance sequences. Outcome 4: Describe and demonstrate rhythm and note reading skills in the sight-singing of vocal exercises. Outcome 5: Employ analytical skills through written script analysis, written and verbal evaluation of peer performances and of live theatrical productions.

Required Dance courses:
Units:5
Jazz I
Tap Dance I
Dance for Theatre

Introduction to Ballet or
Ballet I: Beginning Ballet

Required Music courses:
Units:5

Music Reading or
Introduction to Music Theory

Beginning Voice
Required Theatre Arts Musical Theatre courses:
Units:12
Beginning Musical Theatre I
Beginning Musical Theatre II
Intermediate Musical Theatre I
Intermediate Musical Theatre II
Required Theatre Arts courses:
Units:6.5
Beginning Principles of Acting
Intermediate Principles of Acting

Introduction to Stage Crew Activity or
Beginning Stage Crew Activity or
Intermediate Stage Crew Activity or
Advanced Stage Crew Activity

Required performance courses:
Units:7
Opera Theatre Workshop
Beginning Musical Theatre Production

Intermediate Musical Theatre Production or
Introduction to Summer Theatre Workshop or
Beginning Summer Theatre Workshop or
Intermediate Summer Theatre Workshop or
Advanced Summer Theatre Workshop

Musical Theatre Certificate Singer Emphasis additional required courses:
Units:4

Intermediate Voice I or
Collegiate Chorale or
Concert Choir

Chamber Singers
Musical Theatre Certificate Dance Emphasis additional required courses::
Units:5-6
Jazz II

Ballet II: Adv Beg Ballet or
Ballet III: Inter Ballet


Dance Production or
Dance Ensemble or
Dance Repertory

Restricted Electives:
Units:2-3
Theatrical City Tours: New York
Theatrical City Tours: London
Introduction to Theatre Appreciation
Musical Theatre History
Improvisation for TV, Film and Theatre
Advanced Principles of Acting I
Stage Directing
Stage Management

DISCLAIMER: Data on this page was extracted from the official college catalog on 09/23/2016 and is subject to change. Any student interested in matriculating through the certificate program should cross reference the data found on this page against the official catalog and/or meet with a campus counselor.