2012 - 2013 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Emphasis Degrees


ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE WITH AN EMPHASIS IN THEATRE
Available at Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, and Mountain View Colleges

Degree Code: AA.THEATRE.11

This is an "Emphasis" degree. Students should read and understand the paragraphs below.

This degree plan is designed to meet the needs of students who plan to transfer to a four-year college/university with a major in Theatre with a focus in Acting or Technical Theatre. Students planning to continue their Theatre studies as a transfer student should check specific requirements at the transfer institution. This is a general plan and it may not satisfy all the requirements of a specific transfer four-year college/university.

In order to be eligible to receive this AA degree, a student must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 60 credit hours including all the required courses listed;
  2. Earn a grade of "C" or better in English 1301, Speech 1311, 1315 or 1321 and the selected college-level mathematics course;
  3. Receive a GPA (2) of at least 2.00 ("C");
  4. Meet all Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites; and
  5. Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Students should work closely with faculty and an academic advisor/counselor.


Course Requirements for the AA Degree with an Emphasis in Theatre Credit Hours

TIER 1 - CORE FOUNDATIONS

CRITICAL READING AND WRITING
Select EACH of the following:
ENGL 1301 (a grade of "C" or better required)   CB010
HIST 1301 CB060

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SPEAKING AND LISTENING
Select ONE of the following: CB011  
SPCH 1311, 1315, 1321 (a grade of "C" or better required); [FOREIGN LANGUAGE: ARAB 1311, 1312, 1411, 1412; CHIN 1311, 1312, 1411, 1412; CZEC 1311, 1312, 1411, 1412; FREN 1311, 1312, 1411, 1412; GERM 1311, 1312, 1411, 1412; GREE 1311, 1312, 1411, 1412; ITAL 1311, 1312, 1411, 1412; JAPN 1311, 1312, 1411, 1412; KORE 1311, 1312, 1411, 1412; LATI 1311, 1312, 1411, 1412; PORT 1311, 1312, 1411, 1412; RUSS 1311, 1312, 1411, 1412; SGNL 1301, 1302; SPAN 1311, 1312, 1411, 1412; VIET 1311, 1312, 1411, 1412]

3-4

QUANTITATIVE REASONING
Select ONE of the following: CB020  
(A grade of "C" or better required)
MATH 1314/1414, 1316, 1324, 1325/1425, 1332, 1333, 1348, 1350, 1351, 2321/2421, 2342/2442, 2412, 2513, 2414, 2315, 2318/2418, 2320/2420, 2305

3-5

WELLNESS AND THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE
Select ONE of the following: CB090  
DRAM 1330, 1351

3

TIER 2 - CORE DOMAINS

QUALITATIVE REASONING, LITERACY AND RESEARCH
Select the following: CB010  
ENGL 1302    

3

SELF AND SOCIETY
Select the following: CB080
GOVT 2301

Select ONE of the following: CB070
HIST 1302, 2301, 2328, 2381

Select ONE of the following:  CB060
ANTH 2302, 2346, 2351; COMM 1307; CRIJ 1301, 1307; ECON 2301,2302, 2311; GEOG 1302, 1303, 2312; GOVT 2304, 2311; HIST 2321,2322, 2327; PSYC 2301, 2306, 2314, 2316; SOCI 1301, 1306, 2306, 2319, 2336; TECA 1303, 1354

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HUMANITY, CREATIVITY AND THE AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE
Select ONE of the following: CB050  
DRAM 1310, 2361 or 2366

Select ONE of the following: CB040  
CUST 2370, ENGL 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326,2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333, 2342, 2343, 2351; HUMA 1302, 1305, 2319; PHIL 1301, 1304, 1316, 1317, 2303 2306, 2307, 2316, 2317, 2318, 2321 [FOREIGN LANGUAGE: ARAB 2311, 2312; CHIN 2311, 2312; CZEC 2311, 2312; FREN 2311, 2312; GERM 2311, 2312; GREE 2311, 2312; ITAL 2311, 2312; JAPN 2311, 2312; KORE 2311, 2312; LATI 2311, 2312; PORT 2311, 2312; RUSS 2311, 2312; SPAN 2311, 2312, 2321, 2322, 2323, 2324; VIET 2311, 2312]

6

SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY AND SUSTAINABILITY
Select TWO of the following: CB030  
ANTH 2401; BIOL 1406, 1408, 1409, 1411, 2401, 2402, 2406, 2416, 2420, 2421; CHEM 1405, 1406, 1407, 1411, 1412, 2423, 2425; ENVR 1401, 1402; GEOL 1401, 1402, 1403, 1404, 1405, 1445, 1447; PHYS 1401, 1402, 1403, 1404, 1405, 1407, 1415, 1417, 2425, 2426

NOTE: This requirement cannot be met using the following combinations: BIOL 1406 and 1408; BIOL 1407 and 1409; BIOL 2420 and 2421; CHEM 1405 and 1411; CHEM 1406 and 1411; CHEM 1405 and 1406; CHEM 1406 and 1407; GEOL 1401 and 1403; PHYS 1401 and 1405; PHYS 1401 and 2425; PHYS 1405 and 2425.

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TIER 3 - INTEGRATIVE LEARNING

CRITICAL ISSUES IN LOCAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL CONTEXTS
Select the following: CB070  
GOVT 2302

3
CORE CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AA DEGREE
44-47

THEATRE EMPHASIS COURSES

Select ONE from each of the following groups: (8 hours)
I. DRAM 1220 or 1221

II. DRAM 1330* or 1351*

III.DRAM 1310*, 2361*, or 2366*

Based on the area of focus, students should work closely with faculty and advisors to select 8 hours from the following:
DRAM 1120, 1121, 1220*, 1221*, 1242, 1310, 1322, 1323, 1341, 1352, 2120, 2121, 2220, 2331, 2336, 2351, 2352, 2363, 2366*, 2367, 2374.

*NOTE: Courses previously taken cannot be used to satisfy both the Core and a requirement in this group.

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AA DEGREE 60-63

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