Theater Arts Courses
THTR 1 - Introduction to Acting
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. TA 1  - Students will demonstrate teamwork, a responsibility toward others including being an active-listening audience member
  2.  Student will demonstrate co-operation and communication in variety of creative projects
  3. Student will demonstrate some of the basic principles of acting by practicing and performing exercises, improvisations, and/or scence work


THTR 10 - Introduction to Theater Arts
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Demonstrate clear, visionary, co-operative communication skills and teamwork
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills in response to plays, read and/or seen
  3. Students will synthesize information gleaned from reading, lecture, discussion and visual media regarding the definition of theater and in live performance


THTR 11 - Stage to Film
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Demonstate critical analysis of written dramatic texts.
  2. Demonstrate critical analysis of film images.
  3. Compare, contrast, and synthesize written and visual material, revealing personal discovery.


THTR 12 - Film as Art & Communication
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Analyze films for content and form
  2. Demonstrate respect for others - teamwork- and collaboration
  3. Compare and Contrast films of different genres


THTR 14 - American Cultures in Theater
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)


THTR 15A - Introduction to Directing for Theater
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Be able to create “blocking” for a scene from a play.
  2. Be able to guide actors through a rehearsal process.
  3. Create a stage picture utilizing actors and furniture.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to control the pace of the scene.


THTR 16 - Dramatic Writing I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will develop characters
  2. Students will distinguish between a screenplay and a play for the stage.
  3. Students will learn appropriate critique strategies.


THTR 16A - Introduction to Dramatic Writing
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will distinguish the requirements between a stage play and a screen play.
  2. Students will develop appropriate critique strategies.
  3. Students will develop characters and short manuscripts.
  4. Develop a strategy for revision.


THTR 16B - Basics of Dramatic Writing
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will distinguish the requirements between a stage play and a screen play.
  2. Students will be develop appropriate critique strategies
  3. Students will develop characters and short manuscripts.
  4. Develop a strategy for revision.


THTR 16C - Intermediate Dramatic Writing
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will distinguish the requirements between a stage play and a screen play.
  2. Students will be develop appropriate critique strategies
  3. Students will develop characters and short manuscripts.
  4. Develop a strategy for revision.


THTR 16D - Advanced Dramatic Writing
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will distinguish the requirements between a stage play and a screen play.
  2. Students will be develop appropriate critique strategies
  3. Students will develop characters and short manuscripts.
  4. Develop a strategy for revision


THTR 2 - Intermediate Acting
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will demonstrate acting principles in complex exercises, complex scene work in character building
  2. Demonstrate ability to analyze dramatic trext as appropriate for the actor
  3. Students will demonstrate respect for others, teamwork


THTR 21 - Introduction to Design for the Theater
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Define and evaluate the relationship between design concepts and how they are translated and executed in production process
  2. Demonstrate and use basic skills in creating and organizing a design project from concept to execution
  3. define and distinguish between commonly used theatrical terms applied to design and the technical elements of theater production


THTR 22 - Introduction to Design for the Theater: Emphasis in Costume and Makeup
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Outline and analyze the basic steps necessary to coordinate and integrate the various aspects of theater production.
  2. Outline and analyze the basic steps necessary to coordinate the design of costumes for a theater production.
  3. Demonstrate and apply the basic skill necessary in applying stage makeup.


THTR 3 - Improvisation for the Theater
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Create characters for use in improvised scenes.
  2. Evaluate improvisational work of others.
  3. Perform improvisation exercises, warm-ups, and technique work.
  4. Perform improvisational scenes in front of an audience.


THTR 30A - Introduction to Emerging Work
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will demonstrate TEAMWORK—They will show a responsibility and respect for others, including good attendance and punctuality; they will practice active-listening as audience members, they will show respect for various points of view.
  2. Students will participate and execute the development of new plays – reading and revision
  3. Produce, rehearse and perform new plays for a public audience.
  4. Develop awareness and execution of full technical and management needed for public performance, including sound, lights, set, costumes and front of house duties.


THTR 30B - Basics of Emerging Work
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will demonstrate TEAMWORK—They will show a responsibility and respect for others, including good attendance and punctuality; they will practice active-listening as audience members, they will show respect for various points of view.
  2. Students will participate and execute the development of new plays--reading and revision.
  3. Produce, rehearse, and perform new plays for a public audience.
  4. Develop awareness and execution of full technical and management needed for public performance, including sound, lights, set, costumes and front of house duties.


THTR 30C - Emerging Work: The Reading Workshop
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will demonstrate TEAMWORK—They will show a responsibility and respect for others, including good attendance and punctuality; they will practice active-listening as audience members, they will show respect for various points of view.
  2. Students will participate and execute the development of new plays--reading and revision.
  3. Produce, rehearse, and perform new plays for a public audience.
  4. Develop awareness and execution of full technical and management needed for public performance, including sound, lights, set, costumes and front of house duties.


THTR 30D - Emerging Work: The Workshop Production
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will demonstrate TEAMWORK—They will show a responsibility and respect for others, including good attendance and punctuality; they will practice active-listening as audience members, they will show respect for various points of view.
  2. Students will participate and execute the development of new plays--reading and revision.
  3. Produce, rehearse, and perform new plays for a public audience.
  4. Develop awareness and execution of full technical and management needed for public performance, including sound, lights, set, costumes and front of house.


THTR 4 - Acting on Camera
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Create a character for performance in a scene to be shot on camera
  2. Memorize lines for performance of a scene to be shot on camera
  3. Work in a group creating an original commercial to be shot on camera


THTR 47A - Introduction to College Theater Acting
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Participate in a fully mounted production of an established play, a show, with complete interaction with sets, costumes, lights, and sound elements.
  2. Demonstrate teamwork and collaboration.
  3. Rehearse with various strategies and discipline.
  4. Perform for a public audience a "run" of a show, meaning more than one performance, sometimes up to eight performances.


THTR 47B - College Theater Acting: The Basics
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Participate in a fully mounted production of an established play, a show, with complete interaction with sets, costumes, lights and sound elements.
  2. Demonstrate teamwork and collaboration.
  3. Rehearse with various strategies and discipline.
  4. Perform for a public audience a "run" of a show, meaning more than one performance, sometimes up to eight performances.


THTR 47C - College Theater Acting: Intermediate
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Participate in a fully mounted production of an established play, a show, with complete interaction with sets, costumes, lights and sound elements.
  2. Demonstrate teamwork and collaboration.
  3. Rehearse with various strategies and discipline.
  4. Perform for a public audience a "run" of a show, meaning more than one performance, sometimes up to eight performances.


THTR 47D - College Theater Acting: Advanced
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Participate in a fully mounted production of an established play, a show, with a complete interaction with sets, costumes, lights and sound elements.
  2. Demonstrate teamwork and collaboration.
  3. Rehearse with various strategies and discipline.
  4. Perform for a public audience a "run" of a show, meaning more than one performance, sometimes up to eight performances.


THTR 48A - College Theater Technical: Introduction
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. demonstrate proficiency in the skills required for a technical theater crew;
  2. execute assignment responsibilities in technical rehearsals, during production run, and strike;
  3. demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in the application of technical elements for a theater production.


THTR 48B - College Theater Technical: Beginning
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will work as a team.
  2. Students will build set pieces for current productions.
  3. Work in scene shop in a safe and responsible manner.
  4. Assist in design choices for scenery or props.


THTR 48C - College Theater Technical: Intermediate
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will work as a team.
  2. Students will build set pieces for current productions.
  3. Work in scene shop in a safe and responsible manner.
  4. Assist in design choices for scenery or props.


THTR 48D - College Theater Technical: Advanced
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will work as a team.
  2. Students will build set pieces for current productions.
  3. Work in scene shop in a safe and responsible manner.
  4. Assist in design choices for scenery or props.


THTR 50 - Production Management
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will chart and mock budget the various aspects of a theatrical production.
  2. Students will run the box office and usher for theater productions.


THTR 50A - Introduction to Theater Management
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)


THTR 5A - Introduction to Theater for Young Audiences
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will demonstrate team work—They will show a responsibility and respectfor others, including good attendance and punctuality; they will practice active-listening as audience members, they will show respect for various points of view.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to communicate main ideas and story lines of a script.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to rehearse a play, learn lines and build characters.


THTR 5B - Intermediate Theater for Young Audiences
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Understanding dynamics of story telling.
  2. Creation of unique character through use of voice and body, appropriate for the story being told.
  3. Ability to work as leader in theater ensemble environment.


THTR 6 - Movement for the Actor
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. A short performed scene created with partner
  2. Perform a scene using stage combat moves based on previous instruction
  3. Put on a mask, create an abstract shape with the body, stand with a still body but alive inside.


THTR 61A - Social Issues Theater for Young Audiences
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Be able to participate in a collaborative project with other college students.
  2. Hold conversations with local K-12 students about issues affecting their lives.
  3. In collaboration with other college students, create an original theater piece based on conversations with local K-12 students.


THTR 7 - Voice for the Actor
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Demonstrate ability to articulate clearly and clearly state words from a given text
  2. Identify period speech.
  3. Improvise.
  4. Demonstrate effective breathing necessary for performance on stage


THTR 8 - Audition Technique
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. demonstrate ability to give critical feedback to the audition work of others
  2. Demonstrate knowledge in selecting appropriate materials for showcase auditions, in createing an actor "showcase", and in performing short scenes in a "showcase" format.
  3. Find appropriate materials for and perform classical and contemporary short monologues.
  4. perform cold-read auditions