Theatre Arts - Associate of Arts Degree
The Theatre Arts program is designed to provide:
- Preparation for transfer to a four year college theatre program with a course of study that results in a BA or BFA degree
- An AA degree representing equivalent of the first two years of a course of study in a four year college theatre program. The normal course of study in four year programs features a variety of classes in a track program format that develops the different aspects of theatre performance and technical skills such as acting, voice and diction, dance, production experience, stage craft, introduction to theatre, theatre history, directing, audition technique and text analysis.
- The program is also designed to provide courses such as Introduction to Theatre that fulfill general education requirements and courses of popular interest for non theatre major students such as dance and acting.
STUDENTS MUST CHOOSE ONE AREA OF EMPHASIS FROM THE FOLLOWING TWO (2) EMPHASIS OPTIONS:
Emphasis in Performance:
Emphasis in Theatre Technology:
Total Credit Hours: 20.00-26.00
Lower division requirements for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in this field may differ from associate degree requirements. Prospective transfer students should complete the general education and lower division requirements of the school to which they will be transferring. 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: