A.A. Degree, General
Prerequisite Courses for the Major, Theatre
Subplan Code: THE-ATRE
The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree is designed for transfer to an upper-division public college or university in the state of Florida. Students will complete the A.A. General degree, including common program prerequisites for their program of choice.
The following sample courses are listed for illustrative purposes only, are based on the state of Florida common prerequisites manual and university transfer counseling manuals, and are subject to change without warning. Many universities have unique additional requirements for entry to the major. Students must work with Student Affairs advisors, counselors or specialists to make sure required courses are taken and entry requirements are met for the college/university program of their choice.
All students must consult with their Student Affairs advisors to ensure that their degree programs contain the appropriate courses and prerequisites for their selected baccalaureate degree program.
Students may also refer to the online A.A. Transfer Evaluation through www.FLVC.org for more information on their transfer program of choice.
|Completion of the A.A. General degree to include the following prerequisite courses for the major:|
This course is a survey of the arts and crafts of the theatre. Students will discuss the playscript, the physical stage and the profession. The roles of the artists involved in theatre performance and production will be examined. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
|THE1300||Survey Dramatic Literature|
This course is a survey of play scripts from Classical Greece to postmodernism and contemporary drama. A succinct history of western drama will be examined. This course partially fulfills the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
This course will explore the dramatic form and structure of a play. Students will read and analyze the script in order to study the playwright's intentions, methods and meanings. The script will be examined as a blueprint for production and performance.
|THE2925||Theatre Production and Performance|
Theatre Production and Performance is open to all students of the College and is required of all theatre majors and minors. Theatre Production and Performance presents major productions throughout the year. Students gain credit through performing roles and technical work. May be repeated for credit five times.
|TPA2201||Technical Theatre Production|
This course is a study in the development, theory and practice of all areas of technical theatre production.
|TPA2201L||Technical Theatre Production Lab|
This course covers practical projects in scenic construction. Students will receive extensive experience in the theatre scene shop.
This course is an introduction to the principles of acting including basic stage movement and theatre terminology. Work in the following areas will be studied: concentration, imagination, communication, improvisation, development of character, study of relationships and preparation for scene study.
This course is an introduction to the art of directing in the theatre. Students will become aware of the responsibilities of the director in the areas of research and analysis, organization, blocking, coaching and communication. Students will direct actors in scenes.