Provides a sound basis for understanding the theory and practice of acting, directing, or technical aspects of the theatrical arts. Offers experiences designed to prepare successful students for acceptance into acting and technical theatre schools in the United States and abroad. Within the 62 credit degree program, one nine-credit emphasis from among acting, directing, or technical theatre is chosen by the student.
- Create research papers and reviews using writing skills and research methods in the field of theatre arts.
- Evaluate theatre productions using standardized criteria.
- Describe the historical context of theatre, including how it relates to contemporary society and culture.
- Perform, direct, manage, or design a theatrical production.
- Work collaboratively to produce a theatrical production.
- Illustrate the specialized vocabulary within the theatrical arts.
- Apply time management skills to accomplish theatrical production tasks.
All students receiving an Associate Degree are required to meet Degree-Specific Requirements AND General Education Requirements. Courses listed in the Required Core and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Degree-Specific and General Education Requirements. Developmental courses (those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Attention: It is the student's responsibility to review the entire program form before making course selections for registration purposes. The College recommends that students meet with an advisor or counselor well in advance of registration deadlines and before making course selections.
The following courses are required in this program and satisfy HFC’s General Education Outcomes for this program. Students who change their program will need to confirm in advance that they are completing all required courses for their specific program of study, including additional General Education courses. All Associate in Arts degrees require at least 24 General Education credits total, including at least three credit hours from each of the five areas below. For this program:
Civil Society & Culture: Complete at least three of the following:
- GEOG-132: World Regional Geography
- HIST-151: American History I
- HIST-152: American History II
- POLS-101: American Government: Democratic Participation and Civic Engagement
- POLS-131: Introduction to American Government and Political Science
- POLS-152: International Relations
- POLS-200: Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies
- SOC-131: Introduction to Sociology
- SOC-152: Women, Men, and Society
- SOC-251: Ethnic and Racial Diversity in Society
Communication: Complete the following:
Computer Technology: Complete the following:
Critical Thinking & Information Literacy: Complete at least one of the following:
Quantitative Literacy: Complete at least 8 credit hours from the following:
- CHEM-131: Principles of Chemistry
- MATH-100: Basic Technical Mathematics
- MATH-103: Technical Mathematics
- MATH-1091, MATH-1092, MATH-1093, and MATH-1094, OR MATH-110: Intermediate Algebra
- MATH-112: Trigonometry
- MATH-115: College Algebra
- MATH-131: Mathematics for the Modern World
- MATH-141: Introduction to Statistics
- MATH-150: Finite Mathematics
- MATH-153: Calculus for Business, Life Science, and Social Sciences
- MATH-175: Precalculus
- MATH-180: Calculus I
- MATH-183: Calculus II
- MATH-280: Calculus III
- MATH-283: Linear Algebra
- MATH-289: Differential Equations
NOTE: For this program, General Education minimum credits: 26
Wellness Group: Complete at least one of the following:
- BFN-141: Personal Finance
- COUN-110: Human Potential Seminar
- COUN-114: Stress Management - A Personal Approach
- COUN-119: Issues in Personal Growth
- COUN-125: Life Work Planning
- COUN-128: Active Parenting
- Any Heath and Physical Education (HPE) course
- Any Health and Physical Education Activity (HPEA) course
Humanities: This degree requirement is fulfilled within the Required Core Courses.
Science and Mathematics: This degree requirement is fulfilled within the General Education Quantitative Literacy category.
Social Science: This degree requirement is fulfilled within the General Education Civil Society & Culture category.
Minimum credits: 2
Required Core Courses
Required Support Courses
Requirements are Subject to Change
- Eastern Michigan University
- Wayne State University
- Oakland University