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Associate of Arts in Performing Arts (Theatre Concentration)

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Associate of Arts in Performing Arts with a Concentration in Theatre will have demonstrated:

  1. comprehension of basic theories, practices, and techniques used in theatre;
  2. proficiency in performance abilities or technical skills, and management situations;
  3. comprehension of audition and job interview skills;
  4. competency in analysis and research skills; and
  5. successful communication within the theatre environment using verbal, written, and basic computer literacy skills.

Required courses for Associate of Arts in Performing Arts with a concentration in theatre:


Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
ENGL 101: Composition and Rhetoric I 3
MATH 102: College Algebra **** 3
or MATH 101: Applied Algebra for College Students ****
CIS 105: Computer Concepts 3
THTR 131: Elements of Theatre 3
THTR Approved THTR Elective * 3
THTR 105: Theatre Lab Production 1
    16
     
Second Semester Hours
ENGL 102: Composition and Rhetoric II 3
  Natural Science Elective ** 3
THTR 101: Theatre Appreciation 3
THTR Approved THTR Elective * 3
THTR 105: Theatre Lab Production 1
    13
     
Summer Semester Hours
THTR 211: Theatre Arts Apprenticeship 3
    3
     
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
SPCH 110: Principles of Speech 3
or SPCH 115 Interpersonal Communication
  Natural Science Elective ** 3
  Behavioral/Social Sciences Elective *** 3
THTR Approved THTR Elective * 3
THTR Approved THTR Elective * 3
THTR 105: Theatre Lab Production 1
    16
     
Second Semester Hours
  Behavioral/Social Sciences Elective *** 3
THTR Approved THTR Elective * 3
THTR Approved THTR Elective * 3
THTR Approved THTR Elective * 3
THTR 105: Theatre Lab Production 1
    13
     
Total credit hours 61
   
Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course.
     
Students must make a C or higher in all courses which satisfy graduation requirements in order to receive the Associate of Arts in Performing Arts (Theatre Concentration) from BPCC.
 
* Approved Theatre (THTR) electives: THTR 112, THTR 113, THTR 114, THTR 116, THTR 120, THTR 153, THTR 154, THTR 156, THTR 157, THTR 212, THTR 213, THTR 214, THTR 215, THTR 216, THTR 220, THTR 221, THTR 232, THTR 255, THTR 256, THTR 257, THTR 260
 
** Science electives: BLGY 105, BLGY 106, BLGY 107; PHSC 105, PHSC 106, PHSC 107, PHSC 110, PHSC 111; SCI 101.
 
*** Behavioral/Social Sciences elective: ANTH 201, ANTH 202; BADM 201, BADM 202; CJUS 101; GPHY 101, GPHY 102; POSC 201, POSC 202; PSYC 201, PSYC 202, PSYC 205, PSYC 206, PSYC 210, PSYC 215, PSYC 220, PSYC 225; SLGY 201, SLGY 202, SLGY 203, SLGY 207.
 
**** For transfer to a four-year institution, students are strongly advised to take MATH 102 instead of MATH 101. Students must seek the assistance of their advisor to determine the appropriate mathematics course.

Degree Completion Requirements:

  • 33 hours of general education courses
  • 7 hours of basic theatre arts courses
  • 21 hours of approved theatre electives
  • Theatre Arts Apprenticeship: BPCC will assist students in securing summer work in a professional or educational theatre or theatre-related position.

 

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