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Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Faculties > Language, Literature and Performing Arts > Performing and Fine Arts
The one-year Performing and Fine Arts (PEFA) Certificate offers an academic introduction to a variety of arts and cultural topics with some performance options for those students interested in pursuing them. This program is ideal for students coming directly out of high school with an interest in the Performing and Fine Arts, or mature students returning for enrichment or a new career direction. The purpose of the PEFA Certificate is to build citizens who are culturally literate, active supporters of the arts.
For information about admission requirements, courses, intake dates and more, visit the Program and Course Catalogue.
The academic course credits are transferable so that students who discover an interest in music, art history, film studies, theatre history or creative writing for the stage or screen could continue to pursue those disciplines. The Certificate is also appropriate as preparation for intensive studies in the Douglas College Theatre, Stagecraft and Music programs. Students interested in pursuing an Associate of Arts Degree should consult an Academic Advisor before choosing their Certificate courses.
Students may also choose to join one of our many vocal or instrumental ensembles.
For more information please email Christine Dewar or call her at 604 527 5690.