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  Oct 24, 2017
 
 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog

Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre (A10800)


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The Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.

The Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre program prepares students to move towards professional practice or the pursuit of a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university.  The program is grounded in the hands-on practice of both performance and technical theatre.  Students may choose between an acting track and a technical theatre track.  There is also the possibility of fitting both tracks into a two-year plan.

The A.F.A. in Theatre Program at CVCC offers courses such as play production, acting and stagecraft in the field of Theatre. Students study performance on stage and before the camera and develop skills for behind the scenes. Students have opportunities to perform on stage in a variety of performance venues. Students have opportunities to work with other actors, designers, directors and technicians in an intensive production processes and play production.

Universal General Education Transfer Component (31-32 SHC)


All Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) courses will transfer for equivalency credit.

English Composition (6 SHC)


The following two English composition courses are required.

Communications and Humanities/Fine Arts (9 SHC)


Select three courses from at least two different disciplines.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 SHC)


Select three courses from at least two different disciplines.

Mathematics (3-4 SHC)


Select one course from the following:

Natural Sciences (4 SHC)


Select 4 SHC from the following:

Other Required Hours (16 SHC)


Theatre (15 SHC)


Choose one track:


Acting Track


Technical Track


Academic Transition (1 SHC)


The following course is required:

Additional General Education Hours (12-14 SHC):


An additional 12-14 SHC of courses should be selected from one of the following lists:

  • from the UGETC courses the student did not select for the first 34 hours of General Education requirements listed above
  • from the list of pre-major/elective courses identified in the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement .

 

Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university.

Total Semester Hours Credit (SHC) in Program: 60-61*


*One semester hour of credit may be included in a 61 SHC Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre program of study. The transfer of this hour is not guaranteed.

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