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 with course times and course registration numbers.


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) Days/Time CRN
DAN 17001 Studio Modern I (1 hr) MW 1:10-2:00 pm 12797
DAN 17001 Studio Modern I (1 hr) MW 2:15-3:05 pm 12798
DAN 17004 Studio Jazz I (1 hr) TR 9:55-10:45 am 12800
DAN 17007 Studio Tap I (1 hr) MW 9:55-10:45 am 12803
DAN 17010 Studio Ballet I (1 hr) TR 11:00-11:50 am 12806
DAN 17010 Studio Ballet I (1 hr) TR 12:05-12:55 pm 12807
DAN 17010 Studio Ballet I (1 hr) TR 9:55-10:45 am 12808
DAN 17016 Studio Swing (1 hr) MW 12:05-12:55 pm 12812
DAN 17019 Studio Hip Hop (1 hr) MW 4:25-5:15 pm 12814
DAN 17019 Studio Hip Hop (1 hr) MW 5:30-6:20 pm 12815
MUS 17011 Piano Class Non-Music Majors (2 hrs) MWF 11:00-11:50 am 16085
MUS 17011 Piano Class Non-Music Majors (2 hrs) MWF 12:05-12:55 pm 16086
MUS 17011 Piano Class Non-Music Majors (2 hrs) MWF 1:10-2:00 pm 16087
MUS 17011 Piano Class Non-Music Majors (2 hrs) MWF 2:15-3:05 pm 16088
MUS 22131 Survey of Rock Music History (3 hrs) TR 3:45-5:00 pm 16159
MUS 42181 Popular World Music (3 hrs) TR 2:15-3:30 pm 20921
MUS 47312 Voice Class for Non-Music Majors (1 hr) MW 1:10-2:00 pm 16400
THEA 11303* The Art of Acting TR 9:05-10:45 am 18875
THEA 11303* The Art of Acting TR 9:05-10:45 am 18876
THEA 11303* The Arts of Acting TR 9:05-10:45 am 18877

*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) Days/Times CRN
MUS 45121 Kent Chorus (1 hr) T 7:15-9:45 pm 16339
MUS 45151 KSU Gospel Choir (1 hr) M 5:30-7:30 pm 16346
MUS 45222 Marching Band (1 hr) - brass and winds MWF 3:20-5:15 pm 16349
MUS 45222 Marching Band (1 hr) - percussion MWF 3:20-5:15 pm 16350
MUS 45222 Marching Band (1 hr) - color guard MWF 3:20-5:15 pm 16351
MUS 45222 Marching Band (1 hr) - twirlers MWF 3:20-5:15 pm 16352
MUS 45225 University Band (1 hr) T 7:15-9:45 pm 16354
MUS 45221 Symphony Band (1 hr) TR 3:20-5:15 pm 16348
MUS 45142 Coro Cantare (1 hr) MWF 1:10-2:00 pm 16344
MUS 45143 Cantique (1 hr) MWF 1:10-2:00 pm 16345

Audition Required Prior to Registration
Contact Dana Brown (dabrown@kent.edu) about audition
Course No. Course Name (hrs) Days/Times CRN
MUS 45141 Kent State University Chorale (1 hr) MTWR 3:20-4:20 pm 16342
MUS 45223 Wind Ensemble (1 hr) TR 1:10-3:05 pm 16353
MUS 45212 Orchestra (1 hr) MWF 2:15-4:10 pm 16347
Contact Robert Selvaggio Prior to Registration
Students must contact Robert Selvaggio (rselvagg@kent.edu) for information on course
Course No. Course Name (hrs) Days/Times CRN
MUS 45231 Jazz Ensemble (1 hr) MWF 5:30-6:55 pm 16355
MUS 45231 Jazz Ensemble (1 hr) TR 5:30-6:55 pm 16356