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Academic Catalog
    Oct 23, 2021  
Catalog 2014-2015 
Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Arts and Sciences: Theatre and Dance, AA

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No. of Credits: 60-61
Contact: Vacant, Chair, Communication, Arts, and Humanities Division

This associate of arts program option** is designed for part- and full-time students with a specific academic interest in theatre and dance. This option prepares students for a specific concentration at a four-year Maryland state college or university.

**Program options are listed under Programs of Study in this catalog.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from institutions to this program is 45.

Career Opportunities:

actor, theatre or technical director, musical theatre producer, set or costume designer, technician, stage manager, make-up artist, dancer, choreographer, arts administrator, high school or college faculty, theatre critic

Student Learning Outcomes:

Students will

  1. Communicate with the clarity, sound reasoning, and  understanding an appreciation of the  theatre arts
  2. Present an aesthetic and technical proficiency portfolio for each academic year at the college   
  3. Discuss, describe, critique, and analyzes works in the theatre arts using the appropriate vocabulary of historical, literary, and theoretical knowledge of drama and /or dance   
  4. Demonstrate development in the theatre arts including communication, critical thinking skills, and performing  arts skills, and creativity   
  5. Appraise a variety of theatrical  events and performances

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:

The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

Biological/physical sciences (lecture and lab) (4 credits)


Social/behavioral sciences (3 credits)



***The two “social/behavioral sciences” courses required for this degree must be from two different disciplines.


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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