Arts Electives

Are you interested in experiencing the Arts at Kent State but don’t know where to begin? We have the perfect opportunity for you!

The College of the Arts has electives open for non-arts majors ranging from Marching Band, Jazz Ensemble, Chorale, Dance classes, Piano, and the Art of Acting. Intro visual art studio classes in drawing, painting, ceramics, glass, jewelry/metals/enameling, print media and photography, sculpture and expanded media, and textiles are also available for non-majors without any required prerequisites.

See below for a full list of courses.


Music, Theatre, and Dance Electives Open for Non-Majors

SCHOOL OF MUSIC and SCHOOL OF THEATRE & DANCE
(No Permit Required)

Course No. Course Name (hrs)
DAN 17001 Studio Modern I (1 hr)
DAN 17001 Studio Modern I (1 hr)
DAN 17004 Studio Jazz I (1 hr)
DAN 17007 Studio Tap I (1 hr)
DAN 17010 Studio Ballet I (1 hr)
DAN 17010 Studio Ballet I (1 hr)
DAN 17010 Studio Ballet I (1 hr)
DAN 17016 Studio Swing (1 hr)
DAN 17019 Studio Hip Hop (1 hr)
DAN 17019 Studio Hip Hop (1 hr)
MUS 17011 Piano Class Non-Music Majors (2 hrs)
MUS 17011 Piano Class Non-Music Majors (2 hrs)
MUS 17011 Piano Class Non-Music Majors (2 hrs)
MUS 17011 Piano Class Non-Music Majors (2 hrs)
MUS 22131 Survey of Rock Music History (3 hrs)
MUS 42181 Popular World Music (3 hrs)
MUS 47312 Voice Class for Non-Music Majors (1 hr)
THEA 11303* The Art of Acting
THEA 11303* The Art of Acting
THEA 11303* The Arts of Acting

 

*Open to non-majors after controlled registration.


SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Audition Required, can be registered during DKS
Any DKS student can register, but student must audition at the start of the semester for placement

Course No. Course Name (hrs)
MUS 45121 Kent Chorus (1 hr)
MUS 45151 KSU Gospel Choir (1 hr)
MUS 45222 Marching Band (1 hr) - brass and winds
MUS 45222 Marching Band (1 hr) - percussion
MUS 45222 Marching Band (1 hr) - color guard
MUS 45222 Marching Band (1 hr) - twirlers
MUS 45225 University Band (1 hr)
MUS 45221 Symphony Band (1 hr)
MUS 45142 Coro Cantare (1 hr)
MUS 45143 Cantique (1 hr)
 

Audition Required Prior to Registration

Contact Dana Brown (dabrown@kent.edu) about audition

Course No. Course Name (hrs)
MUS 45141 Kent State University Chorale (1 hr)
MUS 45223 Wind Ensemble (1 hr)
MUS 45212 Orchestra (1 hr)

Contact Robert Selvaggio Prior to Registration

Students must contact Robert Selvaggio (rselvagg@kent.edu) for information on course

Course No. Course Name (hrs)
MUS 45231 Jazz Ensemble (1 hr)
MUS 45231 Jazz Ensemble (1 hr)