Liberal Arts/Theatre Education - Associate in Arts

Curriculum Code: 141

Program Information
For students who want to transfer into a bachelor’s degree program in Theatre Education. The option offers a strong foundation in both branches. Students who wish to pursue a degree in Theatre Education will learn to share their theatre expertise with children and help them develop artistic talent and critical thinking skills.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AA 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:
•Exhibit proficiency in character analysis and scene study. •Create a portfolio that contains samples of work in scene study, monologues, business essentials and elective courses showcasing completion of the basic requirements of theatre study to transfer successfully into a theatre education BA program. •Evaluate how children learn and develop and analyze and reflect upon observed learning opportunities that support their intellectual, social and personal development. •Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources.


Program Requirements (18)
Credits
ED
101
Historical Foundations of Education
3
PY
213
Educational Psychology
3
TH
120
Acting I
3
TH
150
Stagecraft
3
TH
208
Children’s Theatre
3
TH
220
Acting II
3

General Education Requirements (46-47)
Credits
Mathematics or Science Elective
3-4
Science Elective
3
Humanities Elective
3
Humanities Elective
3
History Elective
3
History Elective
3
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers or
CS
102
Applications on the Microcomputer
3
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II
3
MA
109
Principles of Math or
MA
115
Mathematical Structures & Algorithms
3
MU
105
World Music
3
MU
115
History of Jazz & Popular Music or
PY
101
General Psychology
3
PY
102
Child Psychology
3
SP
203
Effective Speech
3
TH
101
Theatre Appreciation
3

Total Credits: (64-65)