Arts and Humanities

AA Degree in Theater Arts

Theater Arts AA Degree 

This degree provides a foundation in theater arts for students interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama/Theater, with an acting or technical emphasis, or pursuing a career in the entertainment industry.

Student Learning Outcomes

1.  Analyze dramatic literature
2.  Show a cultural and artistic appreciation of theatre arts
3.  Demonstrate basic theater performance and production skills

Required Core Courses   (18 units)

Dram 110:      Introduction to Theater                                          (3 units)
Dram 115:      Diversity in American Drama                                (3 units)
Dram 120:      Technique of Acting                                              (6 units)
Dram 190:      Stage Craft                                                            (3 units)

 AND

Three units from one of the following courses: 

Dram 150:      Theater Production                                                (3 units)        
Dram 151:      Touring Theater Production                                   (3 units)        
Dram 152:      Children’s Theater Production                               (3 units)        
Dram 153:      Musical Theater Production                                   (3 units)        


Acting Emphasis Electives (6 units from any of the following courses)
Dram 114:      Introduction to Dramatic Literature                        (3 units)
Dram 122:      Improvisation                                                          (2 units)
Dram 125:      Acting on Camera                                                  (2 units)
Dram 135:      Professional Acting                                                (3 units)
Dram 220:      Shakespeare on Stage                                          (3 units)
Dram 240:      Intermediate Acting                                                 (3 units)
Dram 150:      Theater Production                                                 (1-3 units)     
Dram 151:      Touring Theater Production                                    (1-3 units)
Dram 152:      Children’s Theater Production                                (1-3 units)
Dram 153:      Musical Theater Production                                    (1-3 units)

 

Technical Theater Emphasis Electives (6 units from any of the following)
Dram 191:      Stage Craft                                                               (3 units)
Dram 170:      Technical Theater Lab                                             (1-3 units)
Dram 150:      Theater Production                                                  (1-3 units)     
Dram 151:      Touring Theater Production                                     (1-3 units)
Dram 152:      Children’s Theater Production                                 (1-3 units)
Dram 153:      Musical Theater Production                                     (1-3 units)

 

AA in Theater Arts
For more information, contact:
Jennifer King
Theater Director/Professor