Associate in Arts Degree - Theatre Option

This versatile program is for students that are interested in a career in the field of theatre. Possible career paths include wardrobe supervisor, theatre technicians, stage movement, and actor. This degree can also be used as a starting point from which to add on a B.A. in Theatre after completing the A.A. degree.

Degree Requirements

General Education

Major Courses

Electives

Student Learning Outcomes

The graduate from this program will have demonstrated:

  1.  Analytical abilities for understanding meanings in a diverse body of dramatic literature and performances of different genres, styles, periods, and cultures. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, and VII.) 
  2. An understanding of the conventions and issues throughout the history of the theatre and the ability to produce formal research. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, and VI.)
  3. The ability to understand and implement technical solutions for theatrical production. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, and VI.)
  4. The ability to contribute to the process of creating and critiquing successful theatrical performances in a variety of styles. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, and VI.)

Requirements

General Education

The following course is required as part of General Education

THEA 110Introduction to Theatre Arts

3

Core Courses

Students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in all required courses for this program.

COMM 211Oral Interpretation

3

THEA 100Production Workshop

1

THEA 161Acting I

3

THEA 200Production Workshop

1

THEA 201Theatre Practicum

1

THEA 270Stagecraft

3

Electives

Theatre Electives

9

Total Credit Hours: 24