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2015-16 College Catalog

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Theatre - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

An Arts and Sciences Area of Study

Application Code 237

For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division—Room HVPA-200—443-518-1480.

This curriculum is designed as a guide to students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in theatre. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer. The main emphasis in the theatre area of study is the creation of an artistic point of view on the part of the student.

General Education Core

Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.

English Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3

Arts & Humanities

Course NumberTitleCredits
THET-103Acting I: Foundations for Acting and Performance

3

-Arts & Humanities Core Group B

3

The Arts & Humanities requirement may alternatively be fulfilled by completing a World Language Sequence plus  THET-103. Students who complete a World Language Sequence are not required to complete the 3 credits of open Core Electives.

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

Biological & Physical Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

-Science Core Course

3

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Mathematics Core Course

3

Core Electives

Course NumberTitleCredits
THET-125Text Analysis

3

-Any General Education Core Course

3

Required Courses Related to Major

Course NumberTitleCredits
THET-110Introduction to Theatre

3

THET-115Introduction to Design and Technical Theatre

3

THET-190Theatre History I

3

THET-202Acting II

3

THET-209Modern Drama

3

THET-250Shakespeare from Page to Stage

3

THET-260Voice and Diction for the Actor

3

THET-273Movement for the Actor

3

THET-290Production Seminar

3

Theatre Elective-Any course with a THET prefix (check the requirements of the transfer institution)

2


Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

  1. 1. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning as it applies to the field of theatre.
  2. 2. Demonstrate self-confidence, motivation, intellectual curiosity, and open-mindedness.
  3. 3. Demonstrate competency in acting using text analysis, movement, and voice and diction skills and theories.
  4. 4. Demonstrate awareness and sensitivity to diversity in the cultures, races, religions, politics, and socio-economic environments of the world we live in by contextualizing the human experience through the lens of theatre.