Fine Arts/Theatre/Acting - Associate in Fine Arts

Curriculum Code: 167

Program Information
This program is designed so that Theatre majors gain experience in all areas of theatre production. The program is performance based and students in the program will complete foundation courses in theatre performance studies along with general education requirements. This combination of courses will allow them the ability to transfer to a four year program. This program is for students who are looking for a directed course of study that will prepare them for transfer to a BFA degree program in theatre or to enter the field as a professional.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AFA programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors at four-year colleges and universities. CCC graduates have obtained bachelor’s degrees and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. Cumberland has transfer agreements with a number of four-year colleges and universities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Recognize and distinguish the history and many diverse forms of dramatic art. •Distinguish and synthesize the creative process as it applies to the dramatic arts. •Investigate and qualify applications toward one or more forms of dramatic art. •Participate in performances by acting, directing, or providing technical support. •Demonstrate career and occupation competencies related to course work. •Demonstrate a foundation in character analysis. •Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources.


Program Requirements (43)
Credits
TH
120
Acting I
3
TH
220
Acting II
3
TH
221
Acting III
3
TH
222
Acting IV
3
TH
150
Stagecraft
3
EN
222
Drama
3
SP
203
Effective Speech
3
TH
111
Production & Performance I
1
TH
212
Production & Performance II
1
TH
213
Production & Performance III
1
TH
214
Production & Performance IV
1
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3

General Education Requirements (21)
Credits
Diversity (MU 115) Elective (Recommended)
3
Humanities (MU 101) Elective (Recommended)
3
Humanities (TH 101 ) Elective (Recommended)
3
Social Science Elective
3
Science Elective
3-4
Mathematics or
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II or
EN
103
Technical Writing
3
Elective Requirements
Credits
EN
280
Shakespeare
3
MU
146
Music of the Theatre
3
TH
102
Introduction to Theatre
3
TH
104
Voice for the Actor
3
TH
105
Movement for the Actor
3
TH
201
Theatre History
3
TH
204
Singing for the Actor
3
TH
205
Movement for the Actor II
3
TH
206
Theatre Dance
3
TH
207
Stage Make-up
3
TH
208
Children’s Theatre
3
TH
209
Singing for the Actor II
3

Total Credits: (64)