Liberal Arts and Sciences/Theatre Transfer

Degree offered

Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences (Theatre Concentration)

Credits required 62

Dean 

Ulli K. Ryder

Program contact

David Ledoux, Theatre Director and Professor of Theatre/English, ext. 2440

Program Code: LA

Concentration Code: LAT

Program Goals Statement

The focus of this program is to establish a strong foundation in the fundamentals of professional theatre-making.  This program is designed to provide hands-on training where students can learn their craft experientially.  Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to transfer to a four-year institution and/or begin working professionally. A rigorous course of study that prepares students for the competitive demands of the professional world is met with an inclusive, safe, and nurturing space for artistic exploration and personal growth.

Student Learning Outcomes

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    Recommendations

    • Plan to give time to learn your craft. Developing theatre skills is demanding. You will be an active part of your education. Plan your studies to include extracurricular involvement in theatre work.

    After BCC

    • BCC participates in the statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantee admission and credit transfer. For a complete listing of eligible MassTransfer programs and current BCC articulation agreements, visit Transfer Affairs website at www.BristolCC.edu/transfer

    Infused General Education Competencies

    Multicultural Perspective, Oral Communication


    • Many students have continued studies in theatre at Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, Hofstra University, Marymount Manhattan College, Emerson College, Brown University, Rhode Island College, University of Rhode Island, Bridgewater State College, North Carolina School of Arts, and others.
    • Alumni have worked in all aspects of theatre performance and administration locally and nationally.

    Degree Requirements

    Choose one of the following

    MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

    3 credits

    MTH 125Modern College Mathematics

    3 credits

    Total Credit Hours:3

    General Courses

    CSS 101College Success Seminar

    1 credit

    ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

    3 credits

    ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

    3 credits

    ENG 258Shakespeare: His Plays

    3 credits

    HST 111The West and the World I

    3 credits

    HST 112The West and the World II

    3 credits

    PSY 101General Psychology

    3 credits

    Total Credit Hours:19

    Elective Courses – Choose one Lab Science elective

    Lab Science Elective

    4 credits

    Total Credit Hours:0-4

    See Transfer Electives and Recommendations - Science Electives for course listings and choose a four credit lab science

    Program Courses

    THE 101Introduction to the Theatre

    3 credits

    THE 112Actor's Workshop

    3 credits

    THE 113Scene Study

    3 credits

    THE 114Playwriting

    3 credits

    THE 115Director's Workshop

    3 credits

    THE 117Theatre History - The Early Years

    3 credits

    THE 118Theatre History - The Modern Years

    3 credits

    THE 122Theatre Rehearsal and Performance (Fall)

    4 credits

    THE 123Theatre Rehearsal and Performance (Spring)

    3 credits

    THE 135Stagecraft (Fall)

    2 credits

    THE 136Stagecraft (Spring)

    2 credits

    Total Credit Hours:32

    Choose one of the following

    THE 121Voice Production

    3 credits

    THE 134Puppet/Mask Workshop

    3 credits

    Total Credit Hours:3

    Recommended Electives

    Lab Science Elective

    4 credits

    Total Credit Hours:0-4

    Program Elective (Choose one)

    THE 121Voice Production

    3 credits

    THE 134Puppet/Mask Workshop

    3 credits

    Total Credit Hours:3

    Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

    CSS 101, ENG 101, HST 111, PSY 101, THE 101, THE 112

    Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

    ENG 102, HST 112, THE 113, THE 114, MTH 119 or MTH 125

    Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

    THE 117, THE 122, THE 135, Lab Science Elective, THE 121 or THE 134

    Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

    ENG 258, THE 115, THE 118, THE 123, THE 136
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