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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Arts and Humanities - Programs of Study

Theatre
A.A. Degree (Transfer) 
An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division—Room HVPA-200—443-518-1480.
This curriculum is designed as a guide to students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in theatre. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer. The main emphasis in the theatre area of study is the creation of an artistic point of view on the part of the student.
GENERAL EDUCATION CORECredits
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s
total of general education and required courses must equal
at least 60 semester hours of credit.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Arts & Humanities1THET-102 Acting I 3
Humanities Core Course (see p. 62)
Literature Core Course (see p. 61)6-8
Social Sciences2Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Courses
(see p. 63)6
ScienceScience Core Courses (see p. 64; must include
one course with lab)7-8
MathematicsMathematics Core Course (see p. 64)3-5
InterdisciplinaryInterdisciplinary and Emerging Issues Core
Course (see p. 64)2-3
1 THET-102 (3 credits), plus one Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus THET-102 (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.
2 One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.
REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJORCredits
Choose one of the tracks and complete all courses listed for the track.
Musical Theatre Performance Track
Application Code 237A
DANC-192Introduction to Jazz Dance (or higher)2
DANC-194Introduction to Tap Dance (or higher)2
MUSC-117Applied Music I (Voice)2
MUSC-118Applied Music II (Voice)2
THET-125Text Analysis3
THET-135Stagecraft3
THET-160Theatre Practicum I1
THET-202Acting II3
THET-224Musical Theatre Performance2
THET-260/SPCH-260Voice and Diction3
THET-271Theatre Juried Audition Techniques2
THET-273Movement for the Actor 3
Electives – Select 3-5 credits from the following (3 credits each, except where noted):
DANC-160Introduction to Ballet Technique (or higher) (2 credits)
DANC-198Alexander Technique (1 credit)
DANC-215Musical Theatre Dance (2 credits)
MUSC-100Fundamentals of Music
MUSC-110Music Theory, Musicianship and Keyboard Skills I
(4 credits)
MUSC-110LMusic Theory, Musicianship and Keyboard Skills I
Lab (0 credits)
MUSC-193Class Piano I (2 credits)
THET-119/ENGL-11Introduction to Playwriting
THET-161Theatre Practicum II (1 credit)
THET-177/LFIT-177Introduction to Stage Combat (2 credits)
THET-190Theatre History I
THET-191Theatre History II
THET-209/ENGL-209Modern Drama 
THET-216/ENGL-216Contemporary Drama: Topics in Diversity
THET-250/ENGL-250Shakespeare from Page to Stage
THET-251/ENGL-251Shakespeare from Page to Screen
THET-261Dialects for the Actor 
THET-265Acting Shakespeare3-5
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Performance Track
Application Code 237B
THET-125Text Analysis3
THET-190Theatre History I
OR
THET-191Theatre History II3
THET-202Acting II3
THET-260/SPCH-260Voice and Diction3
THET-261Dialects for the Actor 3
THET-271Theatre Juried Audition Techniques2
THET-273Movement for the Actor 3
Select one course from the following technical theatre courses:
THET-120Stage Management
THET-135Stagecraft
THET-136Lighting I
THET-137Sound I3
Select one course from the following dramatic literature courses:
THET-209/ENGL-209Modern Drama
THET-216/ENGL-216Contemporary Drama: Topics in Diversity
THET-250/ENGL-250Shakespeare from Page to Stage
THET/ENGL/FILM-251Shakespeare from Page to Screen3
Electives – Select 4-6 credits from the following (3 credits each, except where noted):
DANC-198Alexander Technique (1 credit)
DANC-215Musical Theatre Dance (2 credits)
THET-119/ENGL-119 Introduction to Playwriting 
THET-151/SPCH-151The Spoken Word
THET-160Theatre Practicum (1 credit)
THET-190Theatre History I
THET-191Theatre History II
THET-177/LFIT-177Introduction to Stage Combat (2 credits)
THET-209/ENGL-209Modern Drama 
THET-216/ENGL-216Contemporary Drama: Topics in Diversity 
THET-241Acting for Television 
THET-250/ENGL-250Shakespeare from Page to Stage 
THET/ENGL/
 FILM-251Shakespeare from Page to Screen 
THET-265Acting Shakespeare 
THET-277/LFIT-277Intermediate Stage Combat: Unarmed (2 credits)
THET-278/LFIT-278Intermediate Stage Combat: Single Sword (2 credits)
THET-279/LFIT-279Intermediate Stage Combat: Quarterstaff (2 credits)
THET-280/LFIT-280Intermediate Stage Combat: Knife (2 credits)4-6
60-68
Theatre Generalist Track
Application Code 237D
THET-120Stage Management3
THET-125Text Analysis3
THET-160Theatre Practicum1
THET-190Theatre History I3
THET-191Theatre History II3
THET-209/ENGL-209Modern Drama 3
THET-216/ENGL-216Contemporary Drama: Topics in Diversity3
THET-250/ENGL-250Shakespeare from Page to Stage 
OR
THET/ENGL/FILM-251Shakespeare from Page to Screen 3
Electives – Select 9-12 credits from the following (3 credits each, except where noted):
ARTT-112Introduction to Digital Media
CADD-100Principles of Drafting
ENGL-126/TVRD-126Introduction to Journalism
ENGL-203English Literature I
ENGL-204English Literature II
ENGL-217The English Bible as Literature
ENGL-218/FILM-218Introduction to Film and Literature
ENGL-226World Literature I
ENGL-227World Literature II
FINE-102Arts, Cultures, and Ideas 
MUSC-121Introduction to Music Technology (2 credits)
MUSC-228Audio Techniques I
MUSC-229Audio Techniques II
MUSC-238Music and Sound Creation I
MUSC-239  Music and Sound Creation II
THET-119/ENGL-119  Introduction to Playwriting 
THET-131Theatre Appreciation
THET-135Stagecraft
THET-136Lighting I
THET-137Sound I
THET-161Theatre Practicum II (1 credit)
THET-162Theatre Practicum III (1 credit)
THET-163Theatre Practicum IV (1 credit)
THET-202Acting II
TVRD-130/ARTT-130Introduction to Video I
TVRD-131/ARTT-131Introduction to Video II
TVRD-139/FILM-139Principles of Film and Media Production
TVRD-225Cinematography and Lighting for Film and
Television9-12
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