The Associate in Arts in Theatre Arts: Acting Degree offers theoretical instruction and hands-on experience for students concentrating on transfer and direct career preparation. Interested students may pursue careers in acting, directing, play writing, as well as lighting, set, sound, costume and make-up design.
The study of Theatre Arts encourages all students to enrich their appreciation of varying forms of art and enhances their abilities in communication, critical analysis and self-expression. This program’s varied curriculum provides introductory knowledge of acting for the stage and screen.
To earn an Associate in Arts in Theatre Arts: Acting Degree, students must complete 18 specified major units, plus General Education Degree Requirements.
|THA M01/M01H||Introduction to Theatre||3|
|or THA M04/M04H||History of the Theatre|
|THA M02A||Acting I||3|
|THA M10A||Theatre Production: Performance I||3|
|Units from Electives||6|
|THA M02B||Acting II||3|
|THA M02C||Acting III||3|
|THA M03A||Voice and Diction I||3|
|THA M08||Script Analysis||3|
|THA M09A||Acting for Film & Television I||3|
|THA M10B||Theatre Production: Performance II||3|
|THA M14A||Improvisational Comedy I||1.5|
|THA M18||Auditioning Techniques||1.5|
|TTHA M28||Production Makeup||3|
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- apply learned theatrical skills with an emphasis on acting, directing and/or make-up application.
- apply varied acting techniques for creating a character for the stage or screen.
- apply management and problem solving skills to produce a theatrical work in a studio or main stage venue.
- collaborate with peers and instructors in practical applications of skills on original or scripted works.
- demonstrate a working knowledge of tools and technologies integral to theatre production.