Theatre Arts

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program
Revised Program

Performance Option: This program of study is designed for students who plan to transfer and earn the baccalaureate degree with a major in theatrical performance or technical theatre. The program is balanced between courses providing general theatre knowledge and those designed to develop a particular theatrical skill. A variety of theatrical shows at the college provides students with opportunities to participate in the performance and production of a theatrical show for a public audience.

Technical Theatre - This program of study is designed for students who plan to transfer and earn the baccalaureate degree with a major in theatrical performance or technical theatre. The program is balanced between courses providing general theatre knowledge and those designed to develop a particular theatrical skill. A variety of theatrical shows at the college provides students with opportunities to participate in the performance and production of a theatrical show for a public audience.

Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
PERFORMANCE OPTION
FIRST SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR ENG 200 Advanced Composition3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology OR SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology3
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE3
THE 110 Introduction to Theatre3
THE 148 Voice and Diction3
Total15
SECOND SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
THE 111 Introduction to Technical Theatre3
THE 112 Fundamentals of Acting I3
THE 147 Readers' Theatre3
HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION1
Total16
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
MTH 150 Survey of Math OR Higher
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
THE 113 Stage Makeup3
THE 212 Fundamentals of Acting II3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE***3
HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION1
Total16
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE3
THE 149 Stage Movement3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE***3
Total15
TOTAL CREDITS62
TECHNICAL THEATRE
FIRST SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR ENG 200 Advanced Composition3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology OR SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE***3
THE 110 Introduction to Theatre3
THE 112 Fundamentals of Acting I3
Total15
SECOND SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE3
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE3
THE 111 Introduction to Technical Theatre3
THE 113 State Makeup3
THE 147 Readers' Theatre3
HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION1
Total16
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
MTH 150 Survey of Math OR Higher3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
THE 116 Lighting Design3
THE 115 Introduction to Theatrical Costuming3
HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION1
Total16
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE3
THE 211 Theatrical Production Lab3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE***3
Total15
TOTAL CREDITS62

RECOMMENDED COURSES

*HUMANITIES: ART 104, ART 109, ENG 218, ENG 220

**SOCIAL SCIENCES: ART 118, ART 119, HIS 112

***PROGRAM ELECTIVES; MUS 101, MUS 118, MUS 121, MUS 142; THE 190
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