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Associate of Arts | Learning Competencies

Associate of Arts

First Year

  Course Title Credits
GenEd: AA THEA 1000* Introduction to Theatre 3
  THEA 1100* Beginning Acting (Fall Only) 3
  THEA 2000 Theatre Production 3
GenEd: CS COLS 1000  Introduction to College Success: First-Year Seminar 3
GenEd: CW ENGL 1010*+ English I: Composition 3
      Semester Credits 15
  Course Title Credits
  HUMN 1010* -OR- Introductory Humanities I 3
  HUMN 1020* Introductory Humanities II 3
  THEA 2000 Theatre Production 3
  THEA 2100 Acting II (Spring Only) 3
GenEd: QR MATH 1000* -OR- Problem Solving 3
GenEd: QR MATH 1400+ College Algebra 3
GenEd: STEM   Choose from approved STEM courses 3-4
      Semester Credits 15-16

Second Year

  Course Title Credits
  THEA 2000 Theatre Production 3
  THEA 2010 Backgrounds of Drama I (Fall Only) 3
GenEd: CA FREN 1010 -OR- First Year French I 4
GenEd: CA SPAN 1010 First Year Spanish I 4
GenEd: CV CO/M 2010* Public Speaking 3
GenEd: WY   Choose from approved U.S/Wyoming Constitution courses. 3
      Semester Credits 16
  Course Title Credits
  FREN 1020* -OR- First Year French II 4
  SPAN 1020* First Year Spanish II 4
  THEA 2000 Theatre Production 3
  THEA 2020 Backgrounds of Drama II (Spring Only) 3
  THEA 2160 Introduction to Stage Make-Up (Spring Only) 3
GenEd: LAB   Choose from approved Lab Science courses. 4
      Semester Credits 17

Total Credits: 63-64

*This course has at least one prerequisite. Check the Course Descriptions section of the catalog to see the course prerequisites.

+ If the placement test score is not adequate for course enrollment, students must complete the appropriate developmental course(s) before enrolling. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement with their advisor before planning out their full program schedules.

Learning Competencies

Upon completion of the program, students will have:

  • Applied skills to the creation of performance.
  • Analyzed and responded to texts and performances both in writing and orally.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of theatre history and literature and drawn connections between theatrical practices and social contexts in and across historical periods.
  • Apply collaborative skills in a variety of theatrical contexts.
  • Developed and refined process skills in rehearsal, production and studio settings.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills in the creation of artistic work.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in one or more area-specific skills: acting, technical theatre, or management