NCCC College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Jun 15, 2024  
NCCC College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre, AA


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The Associate of Arts with an emphasis in Theatre at NCCC is designed to prepare students for a transfer to a four-year institution. The courses required are a basic foundation on which one can build in order to pursue a career in theatre.

Prerequisites

The student will need to demonstrate proficiencies in reading, English, and mathematics based on the Mandatory Placement Policy, or by taking the recommended/ required classes. Some of the courses in this curriculum have specific prerequisites.

General Education (GE) Courses

In order to graduate with a college degree, all students are required to take certain general education courses. These include English composition, speech, wellness, science, art and humanities, mathematics, computer systems, and social and behavioral science.

Program Core Courses

COMM 105 - Theatre Appreciation , COMM 107 - Stagecraft , and COMM 120 - Fundamentals of Acting  are the fundamental building blocks to work towards a four-year degree. COMM 206 Theatre Workshop is intended to give students hands on experience in play production.

Program Elective Courses

Program elective courses are taken from the Communication and Humanities section of the college catalog.

Program Outcomes

Students will develop an understanding of the following:

  1. Identify the essential components of theatre throughout history to the present day using professional terminology.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in the basic use of the actor’s instrument in movement and voice.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in the basic elements of theatrical design through conceptual and practical application.
  4. Implement the acting process from auditioning to performing in front of an audience.
  5. Implement the technical theatre process safely from production assignment to building an opening production.
  6. Analyze a diverse and inclusive repertoire of plays from varying eras and styles.

Course Sequence

The listing that follows is a recommended sequence of courses for full-time students. The student should consult with an advisor for information specific to their academic situation.

For More Information Contact:

Program advisor
Theatre Professor: Tricia Stogsdill 620-432-0361
tstogsdill@neosho.edu

Theatre AA Requirements


(Fall) Semester I


Total Credit Hours: 16


(Spring) Semester II


Total Credit Hours: 16


(Fall) Semester III


  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Program Elective 3 Credit Hours
  •  

  • Biological Science w/Lab 5 Credit Hours
  • or

  • Physical Science w/Lab* 5 Credit Hours
  •  

  • Social and Behavioral Science Elective 3 Credit Hours
  • Arts/Humanities Elective 3 Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours: 17


(Spring) Semester IV


  • 1 Credit Hours
  •  

  • Biological Science w/out Lab 3 Credit Hours
  • or

  • Physical Science w/out Lab* 3 Credit Hours
  •  

  • Arts/Humanities Elective 3 Credit Hours
  • Program Elective 3 Credit Hours
  • Program Elective 3 Credit Hours
  • Program Elective 2 Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours: 15


Total Program Credits for AA Degree: 64


*One of the science courses must be biological and one must be physical.

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