Theatre

Program Info

Year Established
1986
Program Code
THEATRE.AA
Degree Type
Associate in Arts
Office Contact
Social Science, Arts, and Fitness Division: 313-845-9625, socialscience@hfcc.edu, Fine Arts Bldg, Room: F-140
Faculty Contact
Cynthia Stiller: 313-845-6494, cstiller@hfcc.edu, Fine Arts Bldg, Room: F-140

Program Description

Description

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 60 credit degree program, one nine-credit emphasis from among acting, directing, or technical theatre is chosen by the student.

Program Learning Outcomes
  • 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.
Transfer Colleges
Eastern Michigan University
Wayne State University
Oakland University

General Education

Category 1: English Composition
Complete any one.
Category 2: English Composition or Communications
Complete any one.
Category 3: Mathematics
Complete any one.
Category 4: Social Sciences
Complete any two, from different disciplines.
Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
Complete any one, from a different discipline (other than THEA).
Category 6: Natural Sciences
Complete any two, including one with laboratory experience, from different disciplines.
Credit Hours
25.00

Degree-Specific Requirements

Computer Technology: Complete any one.
Credit Hours
5.00

Program Requirements

Note

Complete additional 100-level, or higher, credits to complete this degree.

Elective Hours
2.00
Minimum Total Credit Hours
60.00