Programs > Theatre Arts: Theatre Option Associate of Arts Degree

Theatre Arts major leads to the Associate in Arts degree and prepares the student for transfer to a four-year institution. Students completing the baccalaureate program or graduate work may be hired in the major or allied fields as a teacher, actor/actress, radio/television announcer, public affairs officer, costume specialist, stage hand, lighting designer or dramatist, choreographer, commercial theatre dancer, concert dancer, dance critic, dance therapist, dance notator or movement analyst.

Term Effective Fall 2006
Required Courses
Course Title Units
THE 200 Introduction to Drama 3.0
THE 210 Beginning Acting 3.0
THE 225 Production-Performance 1.0
THE 230 Modern Dance: Beginning 2.0
Plus 2 additional performance units from the following:
MUS 220 Opera Theatre-Performance 1.0 - 3.0
THE 220 Acting Performance 1.0 - 3.0
THE 225 Production Performance 1.0 - 3.0
THE 260 Dance Performance 1.0 - 3.0
THE 262 Dance for Musical Theatre 1.0 - 3.0
THE 265 Dance Repertory: Apprentice 1.0 - 3.0
THE 266 Dance Repertory 1.0 - 3.0
Plus 2 additional units of:
THE 215 Stagecraft 3.0
THE 216 Stage Lighting 3.0
THE 217 Costume Construction 2.0
Plus at least 7 additional units from the following:
THE 105 Community-Based Ensemble 3.0
THE 118 Introduction to Directing 3.0
THE 119 Introduction to Costume Design 3.0
THE 170 Introduction to Playwriting 3.0
THE 202 Intro to Dramatic Literature 3.0
THE 209 Improvisation 3.0
THE 211 Intermediate Acting 3.0
THE 212 The Actors Voice 1.0
THE 213 Acting Styles 3.0
THE 215 Stagecraft 3.0
THE 216 Stage Lighting 3.0
THE 217 Costume Construction 2.0
THE 60 Audition Techniques 1.0

Total Required Units 21.0

*English 225 is strongly recommended for all theatre emphasis majors. Additional courses in dance (THE 231, 234, 238, 239, 242, or 243) and voice (MUS 230 and 231) are also recommended for students with an acting focus.


 





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