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 Min Credits Notes
Creative Arts 3 Select a course from the Creative Arts core area.
Drama 3 Area of concentration - select any DRAM course not taken as a core curriculum or general elective.
General Elective 3 Select any DRAM course not taken as a core curriculum or area of concentration.
Communication 3 Select a course from the Communication core area.
GOVT 2305 - Federal Government 3
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 2 Min Credits Notes
Drama 3 Area of concentration - select any DRAM course not taken as a core curriculum or general elective.
Life and Physical Science 3 Select a course from the Life and Physical Sciences core area. 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.
Communication 3 Select a course from the Communication core area.
GOVT 2306 - Texas Government 3
SPCH 1315 - Public Speaking 3 Or select a course from the Component Area Option core area . 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 Min Credits Notes
Drama 3 Area of concentration - select any DRAM course not taken as a core curriculum or general elective.
MATH 3 Select a course from the Mathematics core area.
Language, Philosophy, and Culture 3 Select a course from the Language, Philosophy, and Culture core area
History 3 Select a course from the History core area.
Component Area Option 3 Select a course from the Core Component Area Option core area. 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 Min Credits Notes
Drama 3 Area of Concentration - select any DRAM course not taken as core curriculum or general elective.
General Elective 3 Select any DRAM course note taken as core curriculum or area of concentration.
Life and Physical Sciences 3 Select a course from the Life and Physical Sciences core area. 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.
History 3 Select a course from the History core area.
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 Select a course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences core area.
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
ACHIEVEMENT: Completion of Associate of Arts 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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Transfer Information

This THEA degree provides a pathway to transfer to a four-year college or university where students can earn a baccalaureate degree. Students are strongly encouraged to select a transfer destination by the time they have completed 30 semester credit hours. Students should consult with their chosen transfer institution regarding recommended courses that will transfer and be applied to their baccalaureate degree program.

For more information on program transfer information to four-year institutions visit Blinn’s transfer information site: https://www.blinn.edu/transfer-information/

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