Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre – Technical Degree Course Requirements, 2021

Courses                                                                                      Semester Hours

UNIVERSAL GENERAL EDUCATION TRANSFER COMPONENT (31-32 SHC)*      31-32

The universal general education transfer component (UGETC) includes study in the areas of humanities, fine arts, communication, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, mathematics, and English composition.

English Composition (6 SHC)………………………………………………….. 6
ENG-111 and ENG-112

Humanities/Fine Arts (9 SHC)…………………………………………………. 9
Select three courses. Those courses must be from two different discipline areas:
Art (ART-111, 114, 115)
Communication (COM-120, 231)
Drama (DRA-111)
Literature (ENG-231, 232, 241, 242)
Music (MUS-110, 112)
Philosophy (PHI-215, 240)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 SHC)………………………………………….. 9
Select three courses. Those courses must be from two different discipline areas:
Economics (ECO-251, 252)
History (HIS-111, 112, 131, 132)
Political Science (POL-120)
Psychology (PSY-150)
Sociology (SOC-210)

Mathematics (3-4 SHC)……………………………………………………………. 3-4
Select one from the following:
MAT-143
MAT-152
MAT-171

Natural Sciences (4 SHC)………………………………………………………….. 4
Select 4 SHC from the following:
Astronomy (AST-111 & 111A)
Biology (BIO-110, 111)
Chemistry (CHM-151)
Geology (GEL-111)
Physics (PHY-110 & 110A)

OTHER REQUIRED HOURS (30 SHC)……………………………………………………….. 30

Major Core …………………………………………………………….. 15
DRA-140 Stagecraft I (3 SHC)
DRA-141 Stagecraft II (3 SHC)
DRA-170 Play Production I (3 SHC)
DRA-211 Theatre History I (3 SHC)
DRA-212 Theatre History II (3 SHC)

Technical Track Electives …………………………………………….14-15
The following courses are required:
DRA-130 Acting I (3 SHC)
DRA-171 Play Production II (3 SHC)
DRA-240 Lighting for Theater (3 SHC)
Select two of the following:
DRA-128 Children’s Theater (3 SHC)
DRA-135 Acting for the Camera I (3 SHC)
DRA-145 Stage Make-up (2 SHC)

Academic Transition (1 SHC)
The following course is required:
ACA-122 College Transfer Success ………………………………………………… 1 

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT (SHC) IN PROGRAM………………………………… 61

*One semester hour of credit may be included in a 61 SHC Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre program of study. The transfer of this hour is not guaranteed.