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Associate in Fine Arts (Theatre)

The Associate in Fine Arts (Theatre) degree program is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution where they will major in the area of performing or teaching fine arts. The program provides general education courses as well as those courses designed for the area of specialization.

This curriculum complies with the standard approved by the State Board of Community Colleges.

Students may be required to take one or more developmental courses as a result of pre-enrollment placement tests; therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Developmental courses for this program may include Learning Center Reading, English, and/or Math and other courses in developmental Reading, English, Math, Biology and Chemistry. 

 

 

 


Curriculum: 

English Composition (6 semester hours required)

Writing and Inquiry

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Writing/Research in the Disciplines

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Or

Prof Research and Reporting

Credit Hours: 

3.00

History (3 semester hours required)

World Civilizations I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
World Civilizations II

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Literature (3 semester hours required)

American Literature I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
American Literature II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Major American Writers

Credit Hours: 

3.00
British Literature I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
British Literature II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Western World Literature II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
World Literature II

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 semester hours required)

Art Appreciation

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Art History Survey I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Art History Survey II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Elementary ASL I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Public Speaking

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Theatre Appreciation

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Elementary French I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Technology and Society

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Introduction to Film

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Music Appreciation

Credit Hours: 

3.00
History of Philosophy

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Introduction to Logic

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Introduction to Ethics

Credit Hours: 

3.00
World Religions

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Intro to Old Testament

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Intro to New Testament

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Religion in America

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Elementary Spanish I

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Social/Behavioral Science (6 semester hours required)

Select two courses from two different discipline areas:

General Anthropology

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Survey of Economics

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Principles of Microeconomics

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Principles of Macroeconomics

Credit Hours: 

3.00
World Regional Geography

Credit Hours: 

3.00
World Civilizations I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
World Civilizations II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
American History I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
American History II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
American Government

Credit Hours: 

3.00
General Psychology

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Social Psychology

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Developmental Psych

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Abnormal Psychology

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Introduction to Sociology

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Sociology of the Family

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Social Problems

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Mathematics (Select one course from the following)

Quantitative Literacy

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Statistical Methods I

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Pre-Calculus Algebra

Credit Hours: 

4.00

Sciences (4 semester hours required) Select 4 semester credit hours from the following:
BIO 140 and 140A must be taken together. CHM 131 and 131A must be taken together.

General Biology I

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Environmental Biology

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Environmental Biology Lab

Credit Hours: 

1.00
Introduction to Chemistry

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Introduction to Chemistry Lab

Credit Hours: 

1.00
General Chemistry I

Credit Hours: 

4.00

Other Required Hours

Success and Study Skills

Credit Hours: 

1.00

Or

College Transfer Success

Credit Hours: 

1.00

Required Drama Courses (20 semester hours required) 

Voice for Performance

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Acting I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Acting II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Stagecraft 1

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Stage Make-up

Credit Hours: 

2.00
Play Production I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Theatre History I

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Or

Theatre History II

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Drama Electives  (9 semester hours required)

Literature of the Theatre

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Oral Interpretation

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Children’s Theatre

Credit Hours: 

3.00

 

Stagecraft II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Play Production II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Lighting for the Theatre

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Directing

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Play Production III

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Play Production IV

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Program Electives (6 semester hours required) Take 6 semester credit hours from courses in the BRCC catalog which satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education core requirement or as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

Total Semester Credit Hours in the Program: 64-65