Associate in Arts in Theatre Arts for Transfer (AA-T) Degree
The Associate in Arts-Transfer (AA-T) degree in Theatre Arts at Crafton Hills College is designed to meet the needs of students transferring to a California State University who intend to major in theatre arts or a related field of study.
Required Core Courses:
THART 134X4 must be taken three times to equal three (3) units.
Required List A Courses:;
Students must complete at least nine (9) units from the following courses
THART 124X2 only applicable if not taken as part of Required Core Courses.
THART 134X4 may be taken three times, and only applicable if not taken as part Required Core Courses.
Total Credit Hours: 18.00
Prospective transfer students should complete the general education and lower division requirements of the school to which they will be transferring (IGETC or CSUGE Breadth). See a counselor for details. Information is also available at www.assist.org.
A student receiving a degree in this field will be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to read an excerpt of a play news copy or other text using proper voice and diction.
- Analyze a play text and then use the psychophysical techniques of the Stanislavski system to internalize an appropriate imagined reality in order to create believable characters, realities and interplay on stage.
- Demonstrate the ability to co-operate in a group situation with other students to collectively prepare, organize and produce work either as an actor, musician, dancer, performer, director, technician or designer.
- Demonstrate the ability to be successfully complete a design process in set, light, sound and costume design, and to prepare, construct and set up technical elements in collaboration with others in the technical production of a show.
- Recognize and categorize different types of plays and theatrical styles according to historical period, genre and dramatic effect and how they are related to the social, political, or cultural issues in a given historical period, country, cultural context or era.
- Analyze a play and describe how the basic elements of plot, character, theme and language are specifically handled to produce a particular dramatic style or dramatic effect and employ critical thinking skills to analyze dramatic literature and cultural context during class discussions and to prepare and produce written papers that demonstrate analytical skill.