Theater Arts

Program Purpose: Students participating in the theatre arts program will express themselves creatively through application of the theatrical skills of acting, directing, design, technical production, stagecraft, costume craft, or make-up, collaborate as an effective member of a team to perform the work of others or to create original work, apply learned knowledge and skills to new and varied situations, use feedback to improve performance, implement time management skills to complete a task, recognize a problem, devise and implement a plan of action.

Program Description: The Theatre Arts Department provides both academic and production experience in all aspects of theatre. A comprehensive set of undergraduate courses fulfill general education and transfer requirements, and students may obtain an AA in Theatre Arts or work toward Certificates of Achievement in acting, directing, technical theatre production, costume, and make-up. Students majoring in theater may transfer to four-year universities to further their education at the Bachelor level. The study of Theatre Arts encourages all students to enrich their appreciation of varying forms of art, and enhances their abilities in communication, critical analysis and self-expression.

COLLEGE LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  1. Creative Expression
  2. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  3. Social Interaction and life Skills
  4. Communication

Theater Arts course level student learning outcomes

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  1. Express themselves creatively through application of the theatrical skills of acting, directing, design, technical production, stagecraft, costume craft, or make-up.
  2. Collaborate as an effective member of a team to perform the work of others or to create original work.
  3. Apply learned knowledge and skills to new and varied situations.
  4. Apply feedback to improve performance.
  5. Apply time management skills to complete a task.
  6. Recognize a problem, devise and implement a plan of action.