Curriculum Guideline

Performing and Fine Arts (Certificate)

Effective Date:
Program Code
CTPFA
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Performing & Fine Arts
Credential Type
Certificate
Transcript Title
Perform and Fine Arts Cert
Date of First Offering
Start Term
200630
End Term
201810
Credential
Certificate in Performing and Fine Arts
Length of Program
Two semesters
Credits
30.00
Admissions Requirements

General College admission requirements

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements

Effective for Summer 2017 graduation, a minimum of 50% of the required program courses must be taken at Douglas College.

Core Courses (All required)

  • PEFA 1101: Arts and Culture in Canada (3 credits)
  • PEFA 1102: Arts of the Modern World (3 credits)
  • ENGL 1130: Academic Writing (3 credits)

Performing and Fine Arts Options (a minimun of two required)

  • PEFA 1116: Introduction to Film Studies (3 credits)
  • PEFA 1120: Introduction to Acting (3 credits)
  • PEFA 1136: Introduction to Music (3 credits)
  • PEFA 1216: Canadian Film Studies (3 credits)

A student will select nine additional credits of course work in any combination from the Performing and Fine Arts list of options and the following list of options from Stagecraft, Theatre, Music, Creative Writing and English:

Stagecraft Options

  • STGE 1100: Drafting for Stage (2 credits)
  • STGE 1202: Set Painting (2 credits)
  • STGE 1207: Properties (2 credits)
  • STGE 1180: Production Techniques (3 credits)*Instructor's permission required
  • STGE 1280: Production Techniques (3 credits)*Instructor's permission required

Theatre Options

Music Options

Academic Courses from the Basic Musicianship Program

  • MUSC 1101: Materials of Music I (3 credits)
  • MUSC 1201: Materials of Music II (3 credits)
  • MUSC 1102: Basic Theory I (3 credits)
  • MUSC 1202: Basic Theory II (3 credits)
  • MUSC 1121: Style and Form in Western Music I (3 credits)
  • MUSC 1221: Style and Form in Western Music II (3 credits)

Performance and Music Technology Courses (*Instructor's permission required for all performance options)

Creative Writing Options

  • CRWR 1102: Introduction to Writing Plays (3 credits)
  • CRWR 1101: Introduction to Writing Poetry (3 credits)
  • CRWR 2200: Writing for Film (3 credits) * Prerequisite or instructor's permission required

English Options

Electives

To fulfill the breadth requirement of the Certificate, a student must take six credits of university-transferable courses from any other open-enrolment area in the College. A recommended elective is PHIL 1245: Philosophy of Art (3 credits).

**Effective for Summer 2017 graduation, a minimum of 50% of the required program courses must be taken at Douglas College.