Theatre

Program Description:  The Associate of Arts Degree in Theatre is intended to offer students the opportunity to take at Blinn College the first two years of a typical bachelor’s degree in theatre at a four-year college or university. It also provides the flexibility for students desiring only an associate degree to specialize the program to individual interests.

Use this Program Map as an advising guide to choose courses with your advisor and track progress toward milestones and completion of the degree program. The map provides students a suggested course sequence to timely program completion.

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER PROGRAM PLAN FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS
Plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students by adding more semesters  

Course Schedule    Course Descriptions
Semester 1 CR Advising Notes
Creative Arts 3 May select any course from the Creative Arts section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
Area of Concentration 3 May also select any DRAM course not taken as a core curriculum or academic elective.
Academic Elective 3 May select any DRAM course not taken as a core curriculum or area of concentration
ENGL 1301 - English Composition I 3 Communication Core Curriculum
GOVT 2305 - American Government 3 Government Core Curriculum
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 2
Area of Concentration 3 May select any DRAM course not taken as a core curriculum or academic elective.
Life and Physical Science 3 May select from the Life and Physical Sciences section of the Core Curriculum Course List. Students should talk with an advisor to determine the best course depending on transfer plan and degree goals. Any overflow hours from this area will be applied to the Component Core Area.
ENGL 1302 or ENGL 2311 Technical Writing 3 Communication Core Curriculum
GOVT 2306 - State Government 3 Government Core Curriculum
SPCH 1315 - Public Speaking 3 May select a different course from the Component Area Option section of the Core Curriculum Course List. The component area may be used for overflow hours from other courses such as physical science.
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 3
Area of Concentration 3 May select any DRAM course not taken as a core curriculum or academic elective.
MATH 1332 - College Algebra 3 May select a different course from the Mathematics section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
Language, Philosophy, and Culture 3 May select any course from the Language, Philosophy, and Culture section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
HIST 1301 - United States History I 3 American History Core Curriculum
Component Area 3 PHED 1164 - Intro to Physical Fitness (1 CH) would fulfill requirement if overflow hours from Life/Physical Sciences exist. If not, then any 3 CH Component course can be selected.
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 4
Area of Concentration 3 May select any DRAM course not taken as a core curriculum or academic elective.
Academic Elective 3 May select any DRAM course not taken as a core curriculum or area of concentration.
Life and Physical Science 3 May select from the Life and Physical Sciences section of the Core Curriculum Course List. Students should talk with an advisor to determine the best course depending on transfer plan and degree goals. Any overflow hours from this area will be applied to the Component Core Area.
HIST 1302 - United States History II 3 American History Core Curriculum
Social and Behavioral Science 3 May select any course from the Social and Behavioral Science section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
ACHIEVEMENT: Completion of Associate of Science degree
60 Total Program Hours

*In order to participate in theatrical performances, students will be required to register each semester for a 1 credit hour Theatre Practicum course (DRAM 1120, 1121, 2120, and 2121).

**Students are strongly encouraged to see the Theatre Arts academic advisor regarding recommended courses for the acting or technical theatre area of concentration.

AttentionStudents must visit with an advisor when they have completed 30 hours toward the degree plan (typically the end of the second semester).

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