Campus Arts & Culture, Certificate

Certificate in Campus Arts & Culture (140005C)

An introduction to arts and culture on The University of Akron campus. Students visit cultural institutions on campus and attend performances of the arts, then speak to practitioners and faculty representing arts and culture at UA. Complete the certificate by participating in arts and culture through UA coursework.

Requirements for Admission

Students as early as College Credit Plus, Early College, and College Freshmen can enroll in this certificate. 

The following information has official approval of the Office of the Provost, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this certificate is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.

The following courses constitute a “Certificate in Campus Arts & Culture” and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the certificate to be noted on the student’s record.


Required Course3
Total Hours15

Required Course

Required Course
Total Hours3


Select 12 credits with no more than 3 credits from one subject area 12
ANTH:101Human Cultures 1
ART:101Survey of Global Art 1: Prehistory to 1250 CE 1
ART:103History of Global Art 3: 1850 CE - Today 1
ART:131Foundation Drawing I
ART:210Visual Arts Awareness 1
BIOL:131The Biology of Monsters
DNCE:100Ballet I
DNCE:110Modern I
DNCE:130Tap Dance I
DNCE:159Ballroom Dance I
DNCE:160Dance As An Art Form
DNCE:265Viewing Dance 1
ENGL:113African American Language and Culture I: College Composition
ENGL:252Shakespeare & His World 1
ENGL:280Poetry Appreciation
ENGL:281Fiction Appreciation 1
ENGL:283Film Appreciation 1
HIST:210Humanities in the Western Tradition from Ancient Times to 1500 1
HIST:211Humanities in the Western Tradition II 1
HIST:221Humanities in the World since 1300 1
IHSC:201Curating Exhibits and Displays in Museums and Archives
MUSIC:100Fundamentals of Music
MUSIC:101Introduction to Music Theory
MUSIC:103Trends in Jazz
MUSIC:201Exploring Music: Bach to Rock 1
THEA:100Experiencing Theatre 1
THEA:108Introduction to the Visual Arts of World Theatre
THEA:172Acting I
THEA:264Playscript & Performance Analysis 1

Fulfills a general education requirement.