Credit Programs

2015-2016 Catalog (Courses updated for 2016-2017)

Associate in Arts

Theater Arts (EB61)

The objective of the Theater Arts Program at Housatonic Community College is to provide a strong foundation in the Theater Arts as a creative and practical enterprise, to prepare the students for transfer, internship or employment opportunities by ensuring a working knowledge of the responsibilities and requirements of these positions, and to serve as a means to empower the students to develop to their full potential through self-discovery, discipline, teamwork and creative thought inherent in the Theater Arts process.

Outcomes:

  • Attain an expanded awareness and critical understanding of theater methods, practices and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate competency in theater performance, production, and administrative techniques.
  • Demonstrate a creative approach to interpretation and problem solving.
  • Identify and construct a collaborative connection between a theater company and its community.
  • Apply creative, cooperative and disciplined approach to career and personal challenges.
  • Attain an expanded awareness and critical understanding of theater methods, practices and responsibilities.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:
Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Freshman Year Sophomore Year Total Credits:
60-64

1 THR* E190 and THR* E290 are strongly recommended.

Note: For Humanities, Fine Arts, and/or Open electives, the Theater Program strongly suggests selecting from the following courses: ART* E206, BMG* E226, BIO* E111, COM* E173, ENG* E214, and ENG* E233.

Note: For degree completion the student must complete the Computer Literacy Requirement.

Note:  A minimum of 15 credits must be taken in 200-level courses

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