Aug 18, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: Theatre A.A.


If you are a full-time student taking and follow this degree map, you can complete this associate degree in two years.  See an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  To be recommended for the Associate in Arts degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours).

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
MATH 1473 - Quantitative Reasoning (A)  or higher level General Education Math 3
THEA 1033 - Stagecraft I   3
THEA 1053 - Acting I   3
THEA 1081 - Theatre Practice I   1
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • Theatre Practice I is required during the first semester for all Theatre majors.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
THEA 1081 - Theatre Practice I   1
THEA 1093 - Introduction to Theatre (H)   3
THEA 1133 - Costume Techniques I   3
Total Credit Hours 13

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
General Education Humanities - See the General Education Requirements  for the complete course list. 3
General Education Science (non-lab) - See the General Education Requirements for the complete course list. 3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
THEA 2063 - Fundamentals of Stage Lighting   3
THEA 2081 - Theatre Practice II   1
*Controlled Elective (see below) 3
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
General Education Humanities - See the General Education Requirements  for the complete course list. 3
Science (with lab) - See the General Education Requirements for course list 4
General Education Recommended Electives 4
THEA 2081 - Theatre Practice II   1
*Controlled Elective (see below) 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.

Controlled Electives - Two courses are required from the list below for this degree.

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
THEA 1043 - Stagecraft II   3
THEA 1343 - Stage Movement I   3
THEA 2003 - Audition Techniques   3
THEA 2013 - Make-Up I   3
THEA 2043 - Costume History   3
THEA 2053 - Acting II   3
THEA 2073 - Introduction to Production Design   3
THEA 2253 - Stage Management   3
THEA 2313 - Voice and Diction I   3
THEA 2333 - Improvisation for the Theatre   3
THEA 2453 - Creative Writing: Scriptwriting I   3

Transfer Information

This degree will transfer to several universities. Work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses.  You are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and the advisors from the selected four-year institution can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.