Jan 31, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theater Arts (EB61)*



Associate in Arts Degree


Campus contact for this program:
Professor Geoff Sheehan, GSheehan@hcc.commnet.edu

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.


  • 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.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:

Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Total Credits: 60 - 63

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1 Must be higher than MAT* E137

2 For AESX, SCKX and/or Open electives, the Theater Program strongly suggests the following courses: COM* E201 , BMK* E201 , BMK* E216 , BMG* E226 , ENG* E233 , ENG* E214 , BIO* E111 , THR* E290 , and DAN* E125  / THR* E126  .

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.

NOTE: Please read Expectations for Student Use of Computers in Courses here.