Liberal Arts and Science: Theatre Option

The program is designed to help students demonstrate beginning competencies in speech and theatre. The program focuses on the performance aspects of theatre and on the technical aspects of set and scenery design, construction, stage management, and directing.   Apply & Register Program Details

The program is designed to help students demonstrate beginning competencies in speech and theatre. The program focuses on the performance aspects of theatre and on the technical aspects of set and scenery design, construction, stage management, and directing.

 


Area of Interest:
Arts
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Arts
Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I 3
THE-131 Voice and Diction 3
THE-253 Stagecraft I 3
HIS-111 Western Civilization I or
HIS-101 World Civilization I 3
MTH-... Mathematics General Education Elective 3
...-... Language General Education Elective1 3
    18
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II 3
THE-141 Acting I 3
HIS-112 Western Civilization II or
HIS-102 World Civilization II or
HIS-103 World Civilization III 3
...-... Language General Education Elective1 3
...-... Humanities General Education Electives2
(Not a History or Language course)
3
    15
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
SPE-102 Public Speaking 3
THE-233 Playwriting 3
...-... Social Science General Education Elective 3
...-... Laboratory Science General Education Elective3 4
...-... Diversity General Education Elective 3
    16
Second Semester
THE-242 Acting II 3
THE-252 Children’s Theatre 3
MTH.... Mathematics General Education Elective or
...-... Science General Education Elective 3/4
...-... Social Science General Education Elective 3
...-... Technology General Education Elective 3
    15/16
  Total Minimum Credits 64
1Students must take six credits of one language. See Course Descriptions for requisites on placement.
2Theatre Appreciation (THE-121) is recommended.
3The following laboratory science courses are recommended for non-science majors: BIO-106, BIO-130, BIO-140, CHM-140, PHY-103

Program Goals

  • To provide students with a foundation in general education.
  • To provide a concentration of course work appropriate for a theatre major.
  • To ensure transferability of course work to four-year colleges and universities.
  • To develop the students voices, bodies, and creative imagination.
  • To provide students with a General Education foundation.
  • To prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Discuss the culture of theatre including the ethics, financial implications and necessary commitment.
  2. Identify strengths and weaknesses of their voice, bodies and creative imaginations.
  3. Produce a play.
  4. Define and apply the vocabulary of theatre genres.

Post-Baccalaureate Employment Opportunities

  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Public relations
  • Set designing
  • Light design
  • Stage managing

Contact Persons

Professor Michael Billingsley, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4563
email: mbillingsley@camdencc.edu

Professor Marjorie Sokoloff
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4737
email: msokoloff@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

24.0101

Program Code

SPT.AA