Fullerton College

Music Division

Certificates and Degrees

Musical Theatre Certificate

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 23.5-26.5 units of which 21.5-23.5 are in required courses. Students who wish to complete the Musical Theatre Certificate with an emphasis in Dance are required to complete an additional 4-5 units. Students who wish to complete the Musical Theatre Certificate with an emphasis as a singer are required to complete an additional 5.5 units.

Required Dance courses: (5 units)
DANC 105 - Ballet I (1 unit)
DANC 111 - Jazz I (1 unit)
DANC 113 - Tap Dance (1 unit)
DANC 119 - Dance for Theatre (1 unit)
Required Music courses: (4 units)
MUS 102 F - Music Reading (3 units)
or
MUS 106 F - Introduction to Music Theory (3 units)
MUS 126 F - Beg Voice (1 unit)
Required Theatre Arts Musical Theatre courses: (5 units): (4 units)
THEA 125 - Musical Theatre Acting Techniques (2 units)
or
THEA 226 - Intermediate Musical Theatre Techniques (2 units)
THEA 138 F - Beginning Musical Theatre Workshop (2 units)
THEA 186 F - Beginning Musical Theatre Techniques Lab (0.5 units)
or
THEA 286 F - Intermediate Musical Theatre Techniques Lab (0.5 units)
THEA 187 F - Beginning Musical Theatre Workshop Lab (0.5 units)
Completion of THEA 125F with a grade of "C" or better is required for enrollment in THEA 138F and THEA 226F.
Completion of THEA 138F with a grade of "C" or better is required for enrollment in THEA 238F.
A co requisite of THEA 186F is required for enrollment in THEA 125F.
A co requisite of THEA 187F is required for enrollment in THEA 138F.
Required Theatre Arts performance courses: (select 1-3 units)
MUS 172 - Opera Theatre Workshop (1 Unit)
THEA 178 F - Beginning Musical Theatre Production (2 Units)
THEA 278 F - Intermediate Musical Theatre Production (2 Units)
THEA 133 F - Beginning Theatre Practicum (2 Units)
THEA 233 F - Intermediate Theatre Practicum (2 Units)
THEA 137 F - Introduction to Summer Theatre Workshop (3 Units)
THEA 155 F - Beginning Summer Theatre Workshop (3 Units)
THEA 156 F - Intermediate Summer Theatre Workshop (3 Units)
THEA 157 F - Advanced Summer Theatre Workshop (3 Units)
Completion of THEA 178F with a grade of "C" or better is required for enrollment in THEA 278F. Completion of THEA 133F with a grade of "C" or better is required for enrollment in THEA 233F. Completion of THEA 137F with a grade of "C" or better is required for enrollment in THEA 155F. Completion of THEA 155F with a grade of "C" or better is required for enrollment in THEA 156F. Completion of THEA 156F with a grade of "C" or better is required for enrollment in THEA 157F.
Musical Theatre Certificate Singer Emphasis additional required courses: (5.5 units)
MUS 126 F - Beg Voice (1 Unit)
MUS 227 F - Intermediate Voice (1 Unit)
MUS 180 F - Collegiate Chorale (1 Unit)
or
MUS 281 F - Concert Choir (1 Unit)
or
MUS 285 F - Chamber Singers (3 Units)
THEA 238 F - Intermediate Musical Theatre Workshop (2 Units)
THEA 287 F - Intermediate Musical Theatre Workshop Lab (.5 Units)
Completion of THEA 138F with a grade of "C" or better is required for enrollment in THEA 238F.
A co requisite of THEA 287F is required for enrollment in THEA 238F.
Completion of MUS 126F with a grade of "C" or better is required for enrollment in THEA 227F.
Musical Theatre Certificate Dance Emphasis additional required courses: (4-5 units)
DANC 106 F - Ballet II (1 Unit)
DANC 112 F - Jazz II (1 Unit)
DANC 203 F - Dance Production (2 Units)
or
DANC 205 F - Dance Ensemble (3 Units)
or
DANC 214 F - Dance Repertory (2 Units)
Restricted Electives: (2-3 units)
THEA 075 F - Theatrical City Tours: New York (2 Units)
THEA 076 F - Theatrical City Tours: London (2 Units)
THEA 104 F - Introduction to Theatre Appreciation (3 Units)
THEA 122 F - Improvisation for Television, Film & Theatre (3 Units)
THEA 182 F - Advanced Principles of Acting I (3 Units)
THEA 225 F - Stage Directing (3 Units)
THEA 266 F - Stage Management (3 Units)
Completion of THEA 181F with a grade of "C" or better is required for enrollment in THEA 182F.
Concurrent enrollment in a technical theatre class is required for enrollment in THEA 182F.
Total Units: 23.5-26.5
Please verify the most current requirements by contacting the Music Department offices before enrolling in any courses.

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